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Sales Assistant at Newport Restaurant Group

Job Details

Warwick, RI
$18.00 - $19.00 Hourly

Description

Newport Restaurant Group is looking for a Sales Assistant to join the team.

About the Position: In the Sales Assistant role, you will assist the Sales and Management team with the goal of increasing sales productivity; and restaurant efficiencies.  The Sales Assistant will work with the Manager of Private Dining Sales, Sales & Event Managers to maximize selling time.

About You: You are passionate, energetic and to whom pleasing and impressing guests comes naturally.

Essential Duties:

  • General administration work for the Sales Team, such as answering phone calls, entering information into the event management system, corresponding with clients via email/phone, organizing client databases
  • Special projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must have flexible schedule to work during days, nights, weekends, and some holidays as needed
  • A bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from a four-year College or University
  • At least one year of related experience or training; or and equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Food and beverage experience is a plus, however, we are willing to train the right candidate regardless of experience.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong administrative skills, organized and detail oriented and prepared to multitask and work efficiently in a fast paced, high volume, aggressive sales atmosphere
  • Be collaborative, using a team approach to creating an equitable workplace environment and have respectful working relationships

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation $18-$19/ Hour
  • Sick, Holiday, and Vacation paid time off
  • Excellent health, dental and vision benefits with a flex spending account option
  • HRA
  • Ability Assist (EAP)
  • Life/Disability Insurance
  • Short term disability (MA only)
  • Great 401k match
  • Employee Ownership Opportunities
  • 35% discount when dining in our locations
  • Perk spot options
  • Fully paid BJ’s membership

About Newport Restaurant Group: We are proud to be a 100% Employee-Owned Company. What does it mean to work for an 100% Employee-Owned Company?  If you decide to join our team, you’ll not just be an employee — you’ll be eligible to become an owner in the company. Really, there’s no catch, we invest in our employees, and they in turn invest their time, energy and talents in our businesses!  We have one of the strongest, friendliest hospitality staffs in New England. Our common goal is to make people happy through great food, great locations and great teamwork. If you feel the same, we want to hear from you.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Must have flexible schedule to work during days, nights, weekends, and some holidays as needed
  • A bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from a four-year College or University
  • At least one year of related experience or training; or and equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Food and beverage experience is a plus, however, we are willing to train the right candidate regardless of experience.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong administrative skills, organized and detail oriented and prepared to multitask and work efficiently in a fast paced, high volume, aggressive sales atmosphere
  • Be collaborative, using a team approach to creating an equitable workplace environment and have respectful working relationships1
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