M&E Sales Executive

The Hotel Collection
24 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Meeting and Events Sales Executive
The Hotel Collection are looking for an experienced Meeting and Events Sales Executive for our iconic [hotel]. This is a wonderful position to sell our fabulous and extensive function spaces whether it's for a bride to hold her dream wedding or for our corporate clients to launch their latest product - and not forgetting Christmas parties!
Reporting to the Meeting and Events Sales Manager, you will be part of a team generating revenue and working with our guests to provide a superior end to end sales experience for their event.
What we'll expect you to achieve:

Achieve maximum revenue targets for meetings and events.
Attracting and converting a wide range of clients, including occasional offsite visits
Identify new accounts and create long terms relationships with strategic corporate partners and local event organisers.
Accurately plan, price and invoice for every event, working closely with the operational terms to deliver successful events from start to finish.
Ensure accurate data entry
Forward planning, not just the short term bookings.

What we are looking for in you:

Relevant and proven sales experience. Hotel experience is not necessary, but selling with integrity is.
Able to identity customer needs and provide solutions to match them
Good communicator, influencing within the business to a positive outcome
IT proficient (we use Delphi) with good attention to detail
Excellent written, presentation and oral communications skills at all levels
Able to prioritise effectively
Maintains effectiveness in a pressured, fast pace environment, remains calm when faced with unplanned events
Self motivated and driven to succeed
Right to work in the UK

Salary and benefits:
Benefits are non-contractual and may vary according to status and length of service.

GBP17,000 - GBP19,000 per annum dependant on experience
Substantially discounted stays across the Group including friends and family
28 days holidays including bank holiday allowance increasing with service
Free use of leisure club
Discounted Food and Beverage
Incentive schemes
Eye care vouchers
Free parking
Personal development and training opportunities

Keywords: Sales, Sales Executive, Sales Advisor, Conference and Banqueting SalesAbout Us
The Hotel Collection has unique properties and gives us the opportunity to break free from the big corporate chains' approach to hospitality in the UK, so our teams have more freedom to achieve our financial, service and people objectives. Our aim is to provide 'Positive impressions. Lasting memories'
*M&E SALES EXECUTIVE* - 4* Hotel Group Billesley Manor Hotel
A luxury country house hotel near Stratford-upon-Avon, the 4 star Billesley Manor Hotel is perfect for holidays & short breaks in Warwickshire. It boasts 72 rooms which have been styled to reflect the history & elegance of the Manor. The converted Tithe Barns adjacent to the Manor house offer spacious contemporary rooms. Surrounded by 11 acres of Warwickshire countryside, the hotel is just three miles from Stratford-upon-Avon & 12 miles from Warwick.