Sales Manager - Conference & Events

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  • Conrad London St James

Located in Britain's royal and political heartland, with Buckingham Palace, St. James's Park, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey on the doorstep, the Conrad London St. James hotel is the ideal choice for the smart luxury traveller.

The hotel effortlessly blends a historic 19th century building with locally inspired style and design - from the calming, contemporary rooms and eye-catching artwork to the seasonal British food and local ales, served in unique and inspiring settings.

At Conrad London St James, we offer our guests one-of-a-kind experiences with sophisticated, locally inspired surroundings. Service that's more than personal, it's intuitive. Our team take the time to understand the wants, needs and desires that make each of our guests unique so that we can to deliver ultra-personal service.

Groups & Meetings Sales Manager

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

  • Being the Best;
  • Making Responsible Decisions;
  • Keeping Promises;
  • Treating others, the Way They Would Like to Be Treated;
  • Continually Challenge Yourself and Each other.

Position Purpose

The Event Sales Manager  at the Conrad London St James is responsible to commercial success of their groups and events business by understanding the client requirements, proposing the right offer and solutions to the client and confirming the business in the line of the hotel yield strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Respond to & qualify telephone, e-mail and online RFP’s for groups and function space enquiries within the company guideline and Standard Operation Procedures
  • Make verbal quotation in response to enquiries in line with pricing and selling strategy
  • Input booking details and relevant revenue linked with event electronically irrespective of status of booking
  • Using negotiation skill, price an confirm business to meet overall budgeted sales and profit targets
  • Ensure efficient communication within the department and participate in meetings as required.
  • Assist the HG&E and DBD to ensure a collaborative approach to running an efficient office.

Person Specification

1. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Delphi, Ideas, Excel and Office, previous experience in similar roles, cooperative attitude to people, organisational skills, proactivity, stress management.

Multilingual

Have knowledge of hotel industry and contacts

 

2. Proven Experience/Education Level

Preferred previous experience in similar role

 


 
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Conrad London St James
22-28 Broadway, London, United Kingdom, SW1H 0BH
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