Meeting and Event Executive

in

Full Time

Dublin

Posted 30 November, 2022

Career Vision Recruiters are currently recruiting for the position of Meeting & Events Executive for a Hotel in North County Dublin. The Meeting & Events Executive will be responsible for maximising all sales and revenue generating opportunities. To develop new and strengthen existing business opportunities with a particular emphasis on growing the hotels wedding, corporate and events market share. The Meeting & Events Executive will also work in conjunction with the hotel’s marketing and revenue team members to achieve hotel budgets in their department.

Main Duties:

  • To schedule and carry out property site visits with current and prospective clients, as appropriate.
  • To monitor service quality via receipt of client feedback, both positive and constructive and communicate to operations team.
  • To compile weekly/monthly sales reports as required and a weekly sales activity report for the Hotel Operations Director & Operations Manager.
  • To continuously monitor and report on competitor activity with a view to maintaining competitiveness and feedback information.
  • To plan and organise, site inspections and sales promotions as required and represent the hotel at consumer promotions, trade exhibitions, seminars and workshops, and follow up leads where required.
  • To attend events held in the hotel and off-site when required.
  • To represent and maintain regular contact with local networking groups and trade bodies.
  • To work closely with the marketing team to ensure that all local marketing opportunities are explored in line with the Sales & Marketing plan.
  • To plan and effectively execute Database Marketing to target markets including mail shots, ezines in association with the marketing department and revenue manager.
  • Dealing with all clients on telephone and email and responding to all requests and sales leads in a timely and professional manner endeavouring to convert enquiry to sale.
  • To ensure all sales administrative work is complete, follow up calls, research calls, etc.
  • To compile, implement and proactively manage the hotels annual sales activity plan.

Requirements:

  • Strong proven track record within the hotel industry in a sales role.
  • Strong communications and leadership skills.
  • Ability to manage own work schedule/agenda.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.

If you like to know more about this position contact Sandra or apply through the link in confidence.



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