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Short Lead Sales and Planning Executive


Park Plaza Hotels
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Events and Functions
Category: Accounts and Administration Jobs
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Country: UK
City: London
Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Park Plaza Victoria London
Department: Meeting & Events Sales
Type of employment: Full-time
Level: Team member
Date posted: 02/03/2020
Closing date: 29/08/2020

Winner of the AA “Large Hotel Group of the Year”. Winner of the Institute of Hospitality “Talent Development Team”. Winner of HR in Hospitality “Excellence in Promoting Careers”. Start your winning career now! Park Plaza. Be part of it.

Meetings and Events Short Lead Executive

Love providing great service and being part of uplifting moments? Take the next step in your Event Sales career with us as Meetings and Events Sales Executive. Park Plaza is the ideal location for you to develop your skills and shine in a collaborative team environment.

Description of the Company:

At Park Plaza we love to celebrate the individual. We believe every one of our team members has a contribution to make and personal touch to share with our guests and colleagues. We’re always striving for excellence and know that if we invest in our team members, they’ll invest in us. For an engaging work environment where the little things are celebrated along with the major milestones, you’ve come to the right place.

Main role and objectives:

As Meetings and Events Sales Executive you will have a key position in the booking experience of our Events clients. You will support our guests through the booking and contract process and ensure they receive a high quality, personalised service.

Your responsibilities:

- Being responsible for shortlead enquires, namely events taking place within the next 60 days

- Drive revenue through effective sales, negotiation, yield management and conversion to maximise the most profitable opportunities.

- Create and maintain strong working relationships with prospective, new, and existing clients

- Deliver the highest level of customer service, adhering to PPHE and client service level agreements in terms of proposals and event agreements

- Resolve any client issues and turn them around with a positive close.

- Attend and contribute to meetings, training and assist with departmental reporting.

- Carry out all other reasonable duties and tasks as required by Manager/ Assistant Manager

What we are looking for:

- Someone who is great at creating and maintaining positive and productive working relationships across the business, communicating effectively in a range of situations

- Strong and confident communication and presentation skills with all audience levels, with strong attention to detail

- IT literacy with experience of packages such as Opera Sales and Catering, MS Word, Outlook and Excel

- Be motivated to work on their own and be actively involved with the team

Park Plaza isn’t just a great place to work - it’s a great place to take your career to the next level! We love seeing our team members fulfill their potential and always work together to achieve more with our learning & development offering, enhanced training and competitive salary and benefits.

You’ll also be invited to an “Inspiring Stay” in your hotel, so that you can live the experience and you will also benefit from our Employee and Friends & Family rates available in all Park Plaza and Radisson Hotel Group hotels worldwide!

From the everyday uplifting moments to huge achievements and everything in between, we’re there every step of the way. Park Plaza. Be part of it.
Country: UK
City: London
Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Park Plaza Victoria London
Department: Meeting & Events Sales
Type of employment: Full-time
Level: Team member
Date posted: 02/03/2020
Closing date: 29/08/2020

Winner of the AA “Large Hotel Group of the Year”. Winner of the Institute of Hospitality “Talent Development Team”. Winner of HR in Hospitality “Excellence in Promoting Careers”. Start your winning career now! Park Plaza. Be part of it.

Meetings and Events Short Lead Executive

Love providing great service and being part of uplifting moments? Take the next step in your Event Sales career with us as Meetings and Events Sales Executive. Park Plaza is the ideal location for you to develop your skills and shine in a collaborative team environment.

Description of the Company:

At Park Plaza we love to celebrate the individual. We believe every one of our team members has a contribution to make and personal touch to share with our guests and colleagues. We’re always striving for excellence and know that if we invest in our team members, they’ll invest in us. For an engaging work environment where the little things are celebrated along with the major milestones, you’ve come to the right place.

Main role and objectives:

As Meetings and Events Sales Executive you will have a key position in the booking experience of our Events clients. You will support our guests through the booking and contract process and ensure they receive a high quality, personalised service.

Your responsibilities:

- Being responsible for shortlead enquires, namely events taking place within the next 60 days

- Drive revenue through effective sales, negotiation, yield management and conversion to maximise the most profitable opportunities.

- Create and maintain strong working relationships with prospective, new, and existing clients

- Deliver the highest level of customer service, adhering to PPHE and client service level agreements in terms of proposals and event agreements

- Resolve any client issues and turn them around with a positive close.

- Attend and contribute to meetings, training and assist with departmental reporting.

- Carry out all other reasonable duties and tasks as required by Manager/ Assistant Manager

What we are looking for:

- Someone who is great at creating and maintaining positive and productive working relationships across the business, communicating effectively in a range of situations

- Strong and confident communication and presentation skills with all audience levels, with strong attention to detail

- IT literacy with experience of packages such as Opera Sales and Catering, MS Word, Outlook and Excel

- Be motivated to work on their own and be actively involved with the team

Park Plaza isn’t just a great place to work - it’s a great place to take your career to the next level! We love seeing our team members fulfill their potential and always work together to achieve more with our learning & development offering, enhanced training and competitive salary and benefits.

You’ll also be invited to an “Inspiring Stay” in your hotel, so that you can live the experience and you will also benefit from our Employee and Friends & Family rates available in all Park Plaza and Radisson Hotel Group hotels worldwide!

From the everyday uplifting moments to huge achievements and everything in between, we’re there every step of the way. Park Plaza. Be part of it.
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