Restaurant Business Development Manager

Permanent
39 hours per week

The Tower

Would you like to work in spacious, contemporary hotel close to World Heritage Sites; Tower Bridge and The Tower of London? The Tower Hotel is a 4 star deluxe Hotel overlooking the Thames, next to Tower Bridge. The hotel's 801 bedrooms, restaurants, bars and 19 meeting rooms benefit from stunning views over Tower Bridge and St Katharine Docks.

The Role

We have a great opportunity for a great person to come and join the team at the iconic Tower Hotel near to Tower Bridge.


In April 2019, a new bar and restaurant concept at the Tower Hotel will be opening and we are looking for a Business Development Manager to join the opening team and support with the roll out of this exciting new venture. The new operation will have 270 covers, inside and outside, in a fully refurbished space, and will be run as a standalone concept.

The Business Development Manager will work closely with the restaurant General Manager to build the profile of the business within the local community and visitors to the area.

You’ll be responsible for producing marketing activations, campaigns, and events. From creative briefs to budgets; from content creation to paid social media, and everything else in between. Exciting, fast-paced and fun, this role is an opportunity for someone who wants to spread their wings and produce high-profile campaigns within a fantastic work environment.

 


What we look for

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Building internal and external relationships
  • Creative in achieving results
  • Genuine interest in Food and Beverage with excellent knowledge of London Food and beverage scene
  • Expert in developing and executing marketing activations.
  • Experience in social media management.
  • Excellent presentation, sales, negotiation skills.
  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word Google preferred

EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Sales & Marketing or related field OR
  • at least 3 years of sales & marketing experience in a Food and Beverage focused environment

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Able to work towards tight deadlines
  • Innovator
  • Analytical skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Takes initiative
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Confident and proactive

What's in it for you?

- 20 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays

- Discounted rates on hotel rooms, food and drink across the glh group

- Interest free season ticket loans (conditions apply)

- Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program

- Long Service Awards

- Pension and Healthcare Schemes

- Generous recommend a friend scheme

- Access to discounts and cashback through a huge range of retailers and service providers via our online benefits portal

- Wonderful Person of the month scheme with cash prizes

- Childcare vouchers

- Staff refreshments on shift