Sales Activity Co-Ordinator

dep on exp plus benefits
24 Jul 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Activity Co-ordinator - salary from 25k+ dependent on experience + Pension Scheme/benefits
Based Heathrow Head Office/ UK
Full Time
LGH Hotels Management have 46 hotels in our growing UK portfolio, two internationally known branded hotels Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn plus our recent acquisition of Hallmark Hotels. It's no surprise that LGH Hotels Management is the place to be.
The Opportunity
Due to exciting immediate and future growth plans we are looking for an exceptional talent to join our sales team.
As a Sales Activity Co-ordinator you will report directly to the Sales Director to support the achievement of sales team targets through centralised co-ordination of all planned sales activity and administrative duties for the LGH sales function. You will co-ordinate all sales activity as directed via the Sales Director to generate and increase sales from sales team' target markets. You will have specific responsibility for the proactive planning, communication, logistics management, cost management and ROI result collation of the annual group sales activity calendar and associated budget control processes.
You will provide an end to end process for quarterly sales team activity campaigns ensuring timely communication, data provision, results collation and analysis for the Sales Director and senior team leads. Coordinate all sales team communication plan requirements and be responsible for sales team performance reports and campaign results collation ready for month end review. You will support the RFP co-ordinator at peak times to ensure submission deadlines are met and brand aligned business directives are proactively communicated to the sales team.
You will ensure that all sales team databases are sustainably maintained and conduct a regular review audit, proactively communicating any actions to maintain. Working with marketing and the allocated sales team lead you will provide project management services for logistics attendance at Trade Shows and Exhibitions and track return on spend and support the sales team through the organisation and co-coordination of travel and accommodation.
Essential Experience
??2+ years in the hotel industry working in a reservation, administrative, co-ordination role
??Experience of supporting mid-scale field-based teams and liaison with senior stakeholders
??Evidenced detailed and proactive administrative support
??Experience of working in deadline-based environment
??Project management skills
??Salesforce com proficient
??Commercially astute and analytical with collaborative working practices
??Exemplary Excel and PowerPoint presentation skills
??Exemplary communication skills and attention to detail
??Experience of coordination of activity within a hotel group brand portfolio and / or IHG Merlin Tool
In return we provide:
??Company Pension Scheme
??Driven and motivational training & development initiatives for career growth where desired
??Our enviable employee discounts on bedroom rates and 50% discount at our F&B outlets
??Everyday discounts at over 1,500 retail outlets
??HSF Healthcare
How to apply
Please send your cv by return. Please provide a covering letter and details of your current remuneration.
Applications will not be accepted without the supporting information.
Closing date 14th August