Group, Conference and Events Sales Executive

Hilton Hotels
East Midlands Region
Competitive
17 Jun 2024
26 Jun 2024
HOT0AKAH
Full Time
Group, Conference and Events Sales Executive

 WELCOME TO A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES AT THE WORLD'S #1 BEST WORKPLACE, AWARDED BY GREAT PLACE TO WORK & FORTUNE. - No two days or two hotels are the same, but our spirit and passion for hospitality always brings all our teams together to create a culture of inclusiveness, positivity and drive to achieve our common goal. “To share the light and warmth of hospitality”. With amazing training, resources and support from both managers and colleagues, there is always an opportunity to develop and grow. 

The Midlands Cluster incorporates four fabulous hotels, Hilton Nottingham, Hilton Northampton, Hilton East Midlands Airport  and Hilton Puckrup Hall.

Each Property has its own unique highlights and selling points including the stunning 140 acre surroundings with a Championship 18 hole golf course at Puckrup Hall.  A prime city center location steeped in history at the Hilton Nottingham, a superb location just off the M1 Motorway close to East Midlands Airport and with the Hilton Northampton, you’re only 20 minutes from Silverstone's iconic Formula 1 racing circuit.

A WORLD OF REWARDS

  • Yearly Rate of £24,252
  • Free and healthy meals when on duty
  • Grow your Career
  • Personal Development programmes designed to support you at every step of your career
  • A chance to make a difference through our Corporate Responsibility programmes – Find out what and how we are doing (https://cr.hilton.com)
  • Team Member Travel Program: discounted hotel nights plus 50% off Food and Beverages (subject to individual outlets)
  • Team Member Referral Program
  • High street discounts: with Perks at Work
  • Holiday: 28 days including bank holidays (increasing yearly to up to 33 days)

Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Executive will maximise revenue opportunities in the areas of group reservations, conferences and events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions.

You will also be responsible for taking and managing single reservations via email, telephone and other methods of communication, provide support and cover annual leave/sickness.

 
What will I be doing?

As Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Executive, you will maximise revenue opportunities in the areas of group reservations, conferences and events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions. The GCE Sales Executive will interact frequently with Guests and customers with the intention of earning repeat and expanded business. Specifically, a Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Executive will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Receive and convert incoming enquiries to achieve targets and maximize revenue
  • Manage an events schedule to maximise yield
  • Focus on a consistently executed up-selling approach
  • Build strong relationships with customers to fully understand their needs
  • Arrange and carry out Hotel show rounds
  • Ensure the complete administration and execution of all planned events
  • Participate in hotel promotional activities

What are we looking for?

  • Good organisational and administration skills
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Confident telephone manner
  • High level of IT skills
  • Excellent grooming standards

  

EVERY JOB MAKES THE STAY.

At Hilton, It Matters Where You Stay, but The Stay is only one side of the story.

We know it takes hundreds of jobs to create unforgettable experiences for our guests – and behind every job, there’s an extraordinary person working to make each Stay magical.  That’s why at Hilton, Every Job Makes the Stay.

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