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Restaurant Events Sales Executive

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Management and Support
  4. Permanent
VAC- 35772

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Here at Harrods, we currently house more celebrity chefs, and exclusive dining brands than any other location in the UK. Through our Front of House staff, we drive ourselves and inspire others to always push for more and to create moments of magic for our customers.

We are looking for a Restaurant Events Sales Executive to join a passionate, supportive and passionate Restaurant Events team here at Harrods

About the Role

As Restaurant Events Sales Executive, your primary role will include supporting the team in all selling and client management activity, providing support in all events across Harrods' restaurants and bars without being limited to internal brand events, groups, experiences and tour bookings. 

In this role, you’ll ensure that every detail of each enquiry has been accurately provided, following established standards and procedures; you’ll demonstrate good knowledge of both offline and online platforms, restaurant rate cards and offerings. The Restaurant Events Sales Executive will be required to assist during Restaurant events and build relationships with stakeholders that are key to the Restaurant Events Department. 

About You

You’ll have experience within events as well as proactive and reactive sales with sound knowledge of event operations & logistics within the restaurant and hospitality sector. You’ll be a keen networker who enjoys meeting new people and fearless in your approach.  

More specifically, you will also have:

  • Meticulous administrational and sales skills.
  • Good attention to detail which will be evident through paperwork completed, organisation of department and accurate reporting.
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability and willingness to multi-task.
  • Excellent organisational skills with a clear understanding of logistics and running events from an operational viewpoint.
  • Flexibility and readiness to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Good PC and software literacy (Word, Excel, Sevenrooms, OpenScape and more)

About Us

As the world’s leading luxury retail emporium, we make the impossible possible, and our hospitality offer is evolving and expanding rapidly across our stores. We are a welcoming and close-knit family who are passionate about food and beverage, and aim to create magic and memorable experiences for every customer, every day. 

Our Promise to You 

Our standards and expectations are high, but it also means you’ll have the satisfaction of helping to create a uniquely magical experience. Since Harrods conception over 170 years ago, our Food and Beverage Team has grown to over 400, and this couldn’t have been done without placing our value in our workforce.

In joining the Harrods Team, you will receive:

  • Competitive salary plus benefits.
  • Great learning and development opportunities. Across our 27 outlets, there is a vast pool of knowledge to gain experience and grow expertise.
  • Great career opportunities in multiple locations around the UK and going international.
  • This role offers the opportunity to build your expertise in numerous different industries, and grow an exciting career within Harrods.
  • Staff Canteen.
  • Up to 30 days’ annual leave (including Bank holidays) + your birthday off.
  • Up to 33% Harrods discount.

Uniquely You 

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods 

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