Sales Manager

Giggling Squid

LeicesterUp to £35000 + Commission Full time

Sales Manager – Giggling Squid

Giggling Squid, the nation’s largest Thai restaurant chain is a growing family run restaurant business, with a team that is focused on family and providing the best service possible.

At Giggling Squid, it is all about food with personality, cooked with expertise and shared with generosity. At our heart is the spirit of Thai mealtimes - plentiful dishes, bold flavours, and exotic ingredients - to be shared and enjoyed together.

We live and breathe our core values which are: Generous, Respectful, Humble, Supportive and Fun

Due to our growth and expansion plan, we are now looking for a Sales Manager to lead our Call Centre and coordinate events.

The ideal candidates will have experience with reservations/booking systems, sales, and events within the hospitality industry.

With our sites throughout the UK, we are looking for people with a burning desire to excel and propel their career forward with us.

Full training will be provided as we offer an individually tailored L&D plan for each employee, wherein your skills will be nurtured further to boost your prospects.

As Sales Manager your main focuses will be the following:

  • Managing the reservations team
  • Supporting sites across the country with day-to-day bookings, as well as maximizing sales opportunities through our booking system
  • Driving bookings while building relations with new and existing guests

· Coordinating and planning all events before handing over to the Operations team

  • Proactively seeking opportunities to maximise revenue.
  • Creating B2B opportunities

Some of the fantastic benefits of working for Giggling Squid

· Amazing Thai food (100% fresh and cooked by Thai chefs!)

· Great salary and benefits

· Fantastic career prospects

· Apprenticeship opportunities

· One of the UKs fastest growing restaurant groups

· Big business, family culture

· 28 days paid holiday