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Sales and Business Development Manager

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Orion Talent, the nation's largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for the Sales and Business Development Manager position with a modern restaurant that offers a contemporary and sophisticated twist on the Japanese izakaya style of informal dining, while respecting traditional technique and commitment to culture.

Position Details
Location: Washington DC
Compensation: $70,000+ base, depending on experience. This role is heavily commission based, expected on target earnings for the first year are $125,000-$150,000.
Shift: Hybrid work schedule, remote work during the day with some local travel to clients, ability to
work evenings and some weekends as needed for events, business meetings, etc.
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, 401K, exclusive access to the restaurant's dining experiences
and events, and a dynamic and supportive management team.
Career Progression: Opportunities for career growth and development within the company.

Position Description
As the Sales and Business Development Manager, you will play a pivotal role in expanding the restaurant's reach and clientele. You will be responsible for conducting sales and business calls, prospecting for new clients, assisting in the development of marketing plans, contributing to social media strategies, and making periodic on-site visits to meet with clients, enjoy dinner, and assist with restaurant operations. Responsibilities will include:
Sales and Business Calls:
--- Identify and contact potential clients, including corporate partners, event planners, and high net worth individuals.
--- Build and maintain strong relationships with existing clients.
--- Understand client needs and tailor proposals to meet their requirements.
Prospecting and Client Acquisition:
--- Research and identify new business opportunities.
--- Develop and execute strategies to expand the restaurant's client base.
--- Attend industry events and networking functions to build a strong client pipeline.
Marketing and Social Media:
--- Develop and execute marketing plans to promote the restaurant's offerings.
--- Contribute to the creation of engaging and effective social media strategies to enhance the restaurant's online presence.
On-Site Client Meetings and Restaurant Operations:
--- Visit the restaurant regularly to meet with clients and ensure their dining experience meets or exceeds their expectations.
--- Liaise with the restaurant's management team to provide support and ensure seamless Service.

Position Requirements
--- Bachelor's degree.
--- Proven experience in sales, business development, or related roles, in the hospitality or a related industry preferred.
--- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
--- Strong negotiation and presentation abilities.
--- Ability to develop and execute marketing strategies.
--- A passion for fine dining and an understanding of the luxury restaurant industry.
--- Flexibility to attend on-site meetings during the evening and weekends.

Keywords: Orion Talent, Washington DC , Sales and Business Development Manager, Executive , Washington, DC

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