Business Development Manager (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Pt Leo Estate

  Melbourne, Victoria

About Pt. Leo Estate

Pt. Leo Estate is a family run ocean front property set on 330 acres of vineyard, farm and sculpture park located in the Mornington Peninsula.

Opened in October 2017, our philosophy is centered around genuine hospitality, an eye to detail and professional service at every juncture. 

Pt. Leo Estate consists of  two award-winning restaurants, an award-winning cellar door and wine terrace, and a  world class sculpture park.

Behind the scenes of this unique establishment is a highly skilled sales, marketing and events team dedicated to the continued growth of this business.

We are seeking a strong, sales focused individual to lead the sales, marketing and events team in growing our exposure.

About The Role

  • Full Time 
  • Lead a small and talented team of  marketing and events professionals
  • Apply your sales strategies and marketing prowess across many fields
  • Very good remuneration and excellent working conditions

The successful candidate will:

  •  Develop an effective Sales Program through your direct reports that will increase awareness and positive perception of the organisation
  • Assist the General Manager and Financial Controller in preparation of the marketing, advertising and sales program in the annual budget;
  • Oversee and coordinate the social media program across all lines of business and ensuring that all brand  and language standards are adhered to
  • Develop international awareness and reputation of the restaurants, the sculpture park and the wine label 
  • Support sales by hosting site inspections and joining road shows and events whenever possible
  • Manage multiple projects and work to tight deadlines
  • Work with internal teams on behalf of clients to ensure the highest level of customer service
  • Work collaboratively with the heads of department and foster a culture of continuous process improvement

Technical Skills and Expertise

  • Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the sales/marketing/hospitality profession
  • Minimum five years of sales and marketing in high-end hospitality, arts and tourism sector
  • Excellent command of the English language both written and verbal
  • Strong media, presentation and computer skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, property management systems and design programs.

The position calls for a high degree of diligence in monitoring, managing and controlling the voice of the business, as well as driving business growth.  While this is a “hands on” position, an ability to delegate, manage and impart knowledge to others will be equally important. A broad range of leadership competencies will also be required

The ideal candidate will have had previous experience in both sales and marketing within the hospitality industry, a passion for wine, a love of the arts and an unrivalled energy.

An ability to understand and work in a culturally sensitive and diverse environment is vital

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