Very motivated, reliable and enthusiastic, I am an accomplished sales & events manager with experience in BD, account management, events and marketing. I am a hard working and detail oriented person with the ability to manage calmly and efficiently in stressful situations. Driven by new challenges and the chance to add value to a new business, I am currently looking for a new opportunity to partner with an exciting employer.
∗ Assisting the UK Managing Director with business strategies and BD activities ∗ Managing and developing junior salespeople ∗ Setting marketing objectives and agreeing annual marketing spend ∗ Generated new business at networking events, including a successful win of a new customer for Ladurée that resulted in an additional £4K per month for 6 months ∗ Analysing and presenting monthly reports on results vs budgets and targets ∗ Managing a portfolio of corporate and high net worth clients on a day-to-day basis ∗ Strong negotiation skills as evidenced prior to a prestigious wedding show: negotiated favourable terms and significantly reduced the initial cost at, saving 40% on the first offer ∗ Contributing to UK social media coverage ∗ Working closely with the UK marketing and PR teams - Collaborating with HQ in Paris on projects, marketing, and communication materials ∗ Introduced a voucher system for a luxury jeweler’s VIP clients to redeem at Ladurée’s boutiques, generating an additional immediate sale of £2.5K (typical orders being less than £500) ∗ Created the business plan for the extension of one of the Ladurée boutiques to add a tea room including competitor benchmarking studies and revenue projections
∗ Working closely with the Management team to develop the Commercial Department’s strategy ∗ Identifying opportunities and new markets to increase sales ∗ Led a luxury UK partnership between Ladurée and a luxury jeweler, negotiating non-standard discounts and stock arrangements under tight timelines ∗ Building new and maintaining existing client relationships ∗ Managing events for luxury brands and private clients ∗ Creating detailed proposals for events including timelines, venue options, staff, and costs ∗ Coordinating wait staff requirements and briefings, security, and equipment hire
Business School in France previously known as "Euromed Management"