Corporate Gifting and Events Manager


Reference
VAC-6277
Role Type
Maternity
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary & Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
28/06/2024

Corporate Gifting and Events Manager - 12 month maternity cover
 
Do you love all things commercial?
Do you love developing partnerships?
Do you love all things luxury retail?
If YES, we may have the role for you… 
 
Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a Corporate Gifting and Events Manager in our Knightsbridge store. 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, foodmarket 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…

As Corporate Gifting and Events Manager you will  lead and manage the flagship store’s revenue generated from corporates clients around events, gifting, hampers and new initiatives. The roles and responsibilities in this Corporate Gifting and Events Manager role nclude:-

  • Ensure that the Knightsbridge sales target is achieved
  • Oversee Knightsbridge Corporate Gifting Sales; target is typically 55-60% of group revenue.
    • Account manage our high profile and largest value clients
    • Continue to develop long term relationships and drive all year-round sales with key corporate gifting clients.
    • Multiply the number of clients who have a credit account with us.
    • Manage all customer service issues that arise relating to any Knightsbridge corporate gifting sales.
  • Oversee Knightsbridge Corporate and Private Events sales;
    • Promote event spaces across key event platforms.
    • Work with event bookers to get our venues showcased to their clients.
    • Oversee clients expectations from initial meeting to final execution of event/following up and maintaining client relationships post event. Provide standout customer service to our customers.
  • Forecasting yearly sales target for Knightsbridge sales team
  • Manage the Knightsbridge corporate marketing and client entertainment budget. Making sure we receive a positive ROI on investments made.
  • Ensure that the Knightsbridge Corporate Sales sheet is accurate
  • Submit weekly sales figures and end of period commentary
  • To be a Harvey Nichols Corporate ambassador at external events and to seek networking opportunities.
  • Promote Harvey Nichols through online personal channels such as LinkedIn.
  • Focus on outreach to obtain new clients.
  • Develop relationships with existing clients to drive further sales across different categories i.e. gifting to events clients and vice versa.
  • Continue to expand the Knightsbridge corporate database
  • Manage the two core members of the Knightsbridge corporate team.
  • Lead the recruitment, training and management of the 6 Christmas temps who are with us for up to 4 months of the year.
  • Support Group Corporate Manager in briefing the marketing and creative team to create relevant collateral and campaigns to drive awareness and gain market share.
  • Plan and host bi-annual Knightsbridge showcases for new and prospective clients

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.  Do you have:

  • Demonstrable track record of working with major global organisations and developing multi layered partnership programs.
  • Working knowledge of the premium retail sector.
  • Has worked in complex organisation structure and understands how to lead and influence multiple levels of the business.
  • Experience of working with multiple sectors to develop commercial partnerships.
  • Preferably has worked for organisations with a global footprint and multiple operational locations.

Where do I sign? 
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! 

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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