David Burns

Event and Business Development Manager

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsEvent Manager - Marketer - Account Manager

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Office
  • Word

Work history

Currently

General Manager

The Hill

Mar 2014
  • Full Time
  • Initiated and led many regular events, which in turn increased regular client return. Designed and maintained a new business website. Making affiliations with other companies and online sites, leading to a dramatic increase in private event bookings. Established and maintained all online marketing tools. Event promotion and general marketing utilising Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and all available local/regional advertising spaces. Transformed the quality and service of food and beverage production. Leading to a dramatic increase in sales. Co-ordinated fresh and seasonal menu’s including locally sourced ingredients. Overall sales reports in the first quarter showed an impressive increase of 22%, whilst rising to more than 30% after the first year. Achieved over 70% GP on all food sales and wet-led sales. Re-evaluated and produced profit and loss reports, risk assessments, training procedures and a highly commended staff training manual. For the second time running bought an establishment from a low scoring 2* to a quality 4* rating within 6 months.