2 months ago
Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Park Plaza County Hall London
Department: Meeting & Events Sales
Type of employment: Full-time
Level: Team member
Date posted: 24/06/2019
Closing date: 21/12/2019
Join us at Park Plaza County Hall and be part of a 4 star deluxe award winning team! Our 399 bedroom hotel positioned in the heart of London on the vibrant Southbank, boasts an award winning restaurant, bar, fitness centre and 6 meeting rooms. Come and see why we were awarded ‘best employer’ by Springboard and join our inspiring team as Meetings & Events Sales Executive.
Key tasks & responsibilities
This role offers an exciting opportunity to be a part of the internationally acclaimed Park Plaza Hotel Group, renowned for their approach to training, career development and progression.
Park Plaza County Hall has one of the most successful M&E teams within our company, with industry leading client satisfaction scores, developed through our proactive, personalised service and the M&E Sales Executive must be able to demonstrate their passion for excellent customer service.
Reporting to the M&E Sales and Planning Manager, the Meeting and Events Sales Executive will be responsible for the full life cycle of M&E Sales from dealing with initial enquiries, through planning and contracting business before ensuring that a thorough handover is given to our Operations team.
A key part of the role is ensuring that that sales leads, conversion of customer enquiries, development of future/repeat business are all maximised. They M&E Sales Executive will be expected to follow Park Plaza booking and service standards to ensure client satisfaction is maintained and exceeded.
This is a fantastic role for someone who is looking to enhance their experience in Meeting and Events.
We are looking for:
* Previous experience within Meeting and Events Sales and Planning ideal, but not necessary
* Excellent communication skills (fluent written and spoken English)
* Be target driven
* Have experience of working with the Opera PMS system
* Ideal for candidates with previous experience working in Front Office roles
Our people mean the world to us, and we only recruit the best. For the talents in our business, we offer great benefits and opportunities to develop with us. Find out more about our benefits and development programmes in our business on our company page.
* Keen to build your career with a world-class hotel brand?
* Competitive salary
* Free meals on duty
* Discounted hotel stays in the UK and abroad
* Discounted friends and family rates in the UK and abroad
* Various other incentives
* Career progression opportunities
* Opportunity to work with an excellent team!
Think you fit the bill? If you believe you tick all the boxes, we need to talk.
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