Corporate Sales and Events Executive


Reference
VAC-6298
Role Type
Permanent
Salary Overview
Competitive salary plus benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
28/06/2024

Corporate Sales and Events Executive - London/Hybrid

Do you keep up to date with Events & Hospitality?
Do you love all things Hampers & Gifting? 
If YES, we may have the role for you… 
 
Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a new Corporate Sales and Events Executive to join its thriving Commercial department in our Head Office in London – Knightsbridge. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.  

How we reward your hard work… 

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as:

Up to 40% off fashion  
Up to 40% off hospitality, food market and hampers 
30% off beauty and perfumery, wine, and spirits
Clothing allowance 

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay! 

About the role… 

Harvey Nichols are excited to announce an opportunity for a Corporate Gifting and Events Sales Executive to join their thriving Corporate Services department. We are a growing channel and are looking for a bright, dynamic, and enthusiastic individual to join our team of account managers in delivering VIP service to our valued corporate customers.

Working hours will be 35hrs a week, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm however, any successful candidate will demonstrate flexibility to work above and beyond standard office hours when required, dependant on the demands of the season.

Roles and responsibilities for events include:

  •  Proactively responding to event opportunities and incoming event enquiries in a timely manor with accurate quotation provided.
  • Work with external event agents to promote out venue spaces to their clients.
  • Represent the Harvey Nichols brand to new and existing corporate customers. Hosting site visits to prospective clients.
  • Invoicing, and handling payments remotely.
  • Creating event quotations and writing event function sheets and operationally managing your own client events.
  • Setting up events space, including booking in external props/ equipment.
  • Working with the hospitality team to successfully deliver event operations.
  • Always seeking opportunity to up-sell, cross sell and promote other stores within our portfolio.

Roles and responsibilities for gifting include:

  • Proactively seeking out new clients and promoting our gifting services.
  • Complete knowledge of the Harvey Nichols gifting range and services available including bespoke options.
  • Ongoing account client management for gifting orders, including credit clients.
  • Providing an end-to-end service, to quote, process and oversee despatch of a client order.
  • Dealing with proof of delivery reports and any customer service issues where required.
  • Answering enquires via telephone and email for prospects ad customers.
  • Dealing with the distribution centre and out shop floor team regarding order despatch.

Is this you? 

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different.  

  •  Are you a good communicator?
  • Do you work well under tight deadlines?
  • Do you have strong analytical skills and attention to detail?
  • Are you a team player?
  • Do you enjoy all things Food?
  • Do you have experience in MS Office & retail analysis systems?

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! 

Where do I sign? 
If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us. 

 

 

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