Meetings and Events Sales Director

Meetings & Events Sales Director

UK wide

Salary £ Competitive + Benefits

Passionate about Meetings & Events sales? Like the challenge of an ever changing hospitality business with multiple brands? Then read on…

In this role you will be working for Valor Hospitality Europe which is part of a leading US hotel management company with 17 properties comprising of 7 Crowne Plaza, 1 Holiday Inn, 3 DoubleTree by Hilton, 3 Hilton Garden Inn, 1 Hotel Indigo, and 2 AC Hotels. The Company has exciting expansion plans to add more hotels.

The company has established itself as a respected and successful management company, known for having highly engaged people, delivering great levels of hospitality with commercial expertise second to none.

This role may based Midlands or North West.

Main Duties:

The Meetings & Events Sales Director role involves a range of duties including attracting Meetings & Events business into Valor hotels, in line with hotel strategies, by identifying, developing and proactively managing key UK Meetings & Events agents and accounts who can drive business into multiple Valor hotels.

You will be well versed in developing and implementing sales strategies and plans to secure new Meetings & Events business.

The Meetings & Events Sales Director will develop strong working relationships with and influence brand Meetings & Events sales teams to ensure Valor hotels gain maximum exposure and benefit from brand managed Meetings & Events accounts and brand Meeting & Events sales and marketing programmes and initiatives.

Reporting to the Group Sales & Marketing Director, you will work closely with the hotels and with Valor central sales, revenue and market teams, in order to respond to ‘need’ periods and key focus hotels.

Key Personal Attributes

To join the Valor team we need individuals who can drive commerciality through caring and pride. Being personable, reliable, inspirational, driven and enthusiastic by nature.

Key Performance Behavioural Indicators

The key performance behavioural requirements of the Meetings & Events Sales Director role include:

• Acquiring skills and knowledge relating to the job role.
• Promoting effective relationships with individuals and other departments
• Providing clear and timely information to internal and external contacts.
• Anticipating potential problems and solutions within the planning process.
• Showing a sense of urgency on behalf of customers and actions requests quickly.
• Striving for excellence by paying attention to important detail.
• Demonstrating a systematic approach to organisation and administration.
• Ensuring promises are kept by following through on requests.

Previous experience

The successful applicant must have senior UK Meetings and Events sales experience at corporate level gained in hotels, venues or Meetings & Events agencies.

With excellent sales, account management and negotiation skills together with strong commercial skills you should be able to communicate effectively at all levels. You will possess strong presentation, analytical and numerical skills, be flexible, adaptable and able to respond and thrive within a growing organisation.

Benefits Package:

• Award winning employer
• Competitive Salary
• Team Member benefit programme
• 50% F&B Discount at any UK Valor hotel
• Team Member celebration events throughout the year
• Incremental holiday allowance based on service
• Laptop
• Pension
• Private Medical Insurance
• Mobile Phone
• Company Car

Valor Hospitality Europe:

We are a dynamic hospitality management company with a portfolio of 17 hotels working across worldwide brands.
Our team is passionate about creating an emotional connection, delivering a memorable customer experience and being the very best we can be.
We know that none of this is achievable without having a team of highly engaged, inspirational people. This growing company is a great place to work!

Valor Hospitality Europe

Valor Hospitality Europe is recognised for having highly engaged people, delivering great levels of hospitality with commercial expertise second to none.

Please visit to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.

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