Splendid Family - Events & Group Sales Executive (1728)

Events & Group Sales Executive

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  • Department:
    Sales, Marketing and Reservations
  • Position Commitment:
    Full Time
  • Location/Hotel - click here for more information on the property:
  • Vacancy Reference:
    1728
  • Salary:
    20,000

We are now looking for a Event & Group Sales Executive to join the team at The Grand, York. 

 

Being a key part of the Splendid family, all our team members need to be able to promise to:

  • Be the Best;
  • Make Responsible Decisions;
  • Treat Others, the Way They Would Like to Be Treated;
  • Continually Challenge Yourself and Each Other.

Position Purpose

  • The Events & Group Sales Executive is responsible for delivering a five-star experience to all meeting & event bookers who enquire with The Grand. Your focus will be to effectively handle, convert & co-ordinate meeting & event enquiries from the initial enquiry through to final details with the aim to exceed the MICE sales budget. 

Key Responsibilities

  • To effectively handle, convert & co-ordinate meeting and event enquiries from the initial enquiry through to final details to achieve and exceed the MICE Budget.
  • To achieve a minimum conversion rate of all enquiries by delivering world class, memorable site visits. 
  • To effectively co-ordinate the bookings with a high level of attention to detail whilst following processes.
  • To uphold a high level of regular, accurate & timely communication to all related departments regarding the events function within the hotel. 
  • To produce function sheets to a high standard, with clear & relevant information for the hotels operations team. 

Person Specification

1. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Essential

Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written. 

Be extremely organised with a positive, can-do attitude. 

To have impeccable attention to detail.

Is sales driven and can demonstrate results.

Customer focused - the ability to bring strong and long lasting client relationships.

Have a pro-active approach.

Preferred

Knowledge of Opera S&C / PMS

 

2. Proven Experience/Education Level

Essential

Experience of coordinating events within a 4 or 5 star hotel environment. 

Exceptional

Experience of coordinating events within a 5 star hotel enviroment.

Events management degree. 

 


 
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The Grand York
Grand Hotel, York, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, YO1 6GD
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