Food & Beverage Sales Executive

Food & Beverage Sales Executive

DoubleTree by Hilton - Leeds City Centre - Permanent, Full Time

Salary: Competitve

Main Duties:

The Food & Beverage Sales Executive role involves a range of duties including: taking food & beverage and meetings & events reservations by telephone and online, processing, amending and updating so that upon arrival the booking is accurate. You will carry out showrounds, take advance deposits and deal with our varied and exciting events which may include conferences, meetings, exhibitions, weddings, private dining and party night bookings. The Food & Beverage Sales Executive follows up provisional bookings, converting enquiries into sales ensuring targets are achieved. Proactively selling you will identify opportunities for upselling on every booking.

Key Personal Attributes

To join our team we need individuals who are caring and take pride in all that they do. Who are personable, reliable, inspirational, driven and enthusiastic by nature.

Key Performance Behavioural Indicators

The key performance behavioural requirements of the Food & Beverage Sales Executive role include:

• Maximising sales opportunities through upselling, cross-selling and achieving add-on sales.
• Analysing why customers behave as they do and adapts accordingly.
• Promoting effective relationships with customers and internal departments.
• Acquiring skills and knowledge relating to the job role.

• Looking for sales opportunities within the thinking and planning process
• Demonstrating a systematic approach to organisation and administration.
• Providing clear and timely information to customers and the sales department.
• Ensuring promises are kept by following through on requests

Previous experience

The successful applicant must have previous experience in a similar position preferably in hotel/hospitality related role. Working in an administration/reception background you will be computer literate and able to work flexible hours.

Benefits Package:

• Award winning employer
• Competitive Salary
• Worldwide team member benefit programme
• 50% F&B Discount at any UK Valor hotel
• Team member of the month incentive
• Free meals on duty and uniforms provided
• Many Team member celebration events throughout the year
• Incremental holiday allowance based on service
• Apprenticeships available
• Healthcare options
• Pension options
• Discounted Gym membership

Hotel Description:

With 333 rooms, our stylish hotel is conveniently situated just 2 minutes' walk from Leeds train station, the perfect location for those who enjoy working in the vibrant City of Leeds.
The hotel hosts a mixture of leisure guests, those on business and those attending a meeting or celebration, which our team organise with clockwork precision.

Sky Lounge -& The Lock Leeds
Our guests can enjoy stunning views of Leeds from the SkyLounge, located on the 13th floor as well as canal side views and delicious food and cocktails at 'The Lock', our newly refurbished groundfloor restaurant and bar. This contemporary hotel is a great place to work. Located on the ground floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leeds, our restaurant provides friendly, but never casual, service in a relaxing, warm atmosphere. Serving the finest quality ingredients and quality craft beers and cocktails which can be enjoyed from our canal side terrace.
The restaurant is just a two-minute walk from Leeds train station, the perfect location for those who enjoy working in the vibrant Leeds. This contemporary restaurant is a great place to work!

Valor Hospitality Europe

Valor Hospitality Europe will establish itself as a respected, successful and dynamic management company, known for having highly engaged people, delivering great levels of hospitality with commercial expertise second to none.

Please visit http://www.valorhospitalityeuropejobs.com to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.

Apply now for the Food & Beverage Sales Executive position and receive a free Customer Service development profile worth £25.

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