Meetings and Events Sales Manager

Meeting & Events Sales Manager

Salary Competitive

Crowne Plaza Glasgow, Congress Road, Glasgow , G3 8QT

Intro:

In this role you will be working for Valor Hospitality Europe which is part of a leading US hotel management company with 17 properties in the UK and exciting expansion plans to add more hotels.

Main Duties:

The Meetings & Events Sales Manager role involves a range of duties, including: ensuring Conference & Events business targets (including conference rooms) for revenue, occupancy and profit are achieved to budget. You will be proactive in seeking leads, converting them into sales and developing lasting relationships with all conference and events bookers thereby ensuring we generate repeat business. Additionally you will ensure weekly event schedules are collated, produced, distributed and communicated to all hotel departments so that on the day all our customers have a memorable event. You will assist the Revenue Manager in forecasting, training and coaching fellow colleagues.

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 Manager 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 meetings and events sales administration preferably in a hotel/hospitality environment. You will have experience in supervising and training others to meet targets. Working in an administration and sales role, you will be computer literate, be able to manage changing priorities and workloads in a fast paced environment and be calm under pressure always delivering a high level of customer service. You will be able to work flexible hours on any day of the week.

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
• Complimentary car parking
• Complimentary Leisure club membership
• Discounts off in house shop & beauty treatments



Brief Hotel Description : -

With 283 rooms, our stylish riverside hotel is conveniently situated alongside the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) the perfect location for those who enjoy working in the vibrant City of Glasgow.
The hotel hosts a mixture of leisure guests, those on business and those attending a meeting or celebration for up to 800 people, which our team organise with clockwork precision.
Our guests can stay energised with a visit to our Fitness Centre, wind down in the onsite heated pool, steam room and sauna or enjoy a delicious steak at the 'Mariner Restaurant' with views of the River Clyde. This contemporary hotel is a great place to work!

• Valor Hospitality Europe has established 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 Meetings & Events Sales Manager position and receive a free Customer Service development profile worth £25.

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