A huge Get Staffed welcome to our latest member of the team, Junior Beckett, who will be joining us as our Business Development Director, helping us to take the company to the next level. Junior has enjoyed a successful career in sales, management, business development and account management spanning over 17 years.
Whilst working for Red Bull, Junior was responsible for all food service, vending and leisure venues in North England and Scotland, building relationships with stadiums, arenas and on-trend bars such as Revolution Bars Group. Junior has also had two stints in the media advertising world. One of his first roles was at Yell (a great foundation for his selling skills) and more recently he headed up the advertising agencies division at the Friday Media Group looking after 14 recruitment platforms!
This is Junior’s return to the industry he loves, after a four year absence. We’re over the moon to have him on board and we can’t wait to see big things happening over the next couple of months.
Likes – His fiance’s Spaghetti Carbonara – it’s affecting his Olympics ambitions!
Dislikes – Hangovers. Always drink responsibly.
Favourite Drink – A dark rum or his uncles famous homemade Christmas rum punch
Interesting Fact – Junior has 4 sons and 1 daughter. He managed to get a daughter eventually.
Least favourite part of the job – None. The future of this business is limitless so he’ll be waking up buzzing every Monday.
Favourite part of the job – Strategy and executing a great plan.
Hobbies – Running. He might not look like an athlete yet but he’s serious about getting to Tokyo 2020 and competing for Jamaica!
Lessons learnt – Kaizen – continuously changing for the better. Every day is a learning day.