We are looking for a talented, passionate and enthusiastic Events Sales Executive to join our dynamic Groups & Events team at the Sofitel London St James.
As a Events Sales Executive your main duties will include:
- Demonstrate full understanding of the Group & Events Sales strategy and ensure this is implemented
- Qualify incoming leads, check availability, quote accordingly, convert and plan the events
- Accurate reporting of all enquiries, bookings, denials and cancellations into Delphi
- Liaise with clients in the planning process of their event to create & present accurate function sheets
- Prepare booking events orders (BEO’s), floor plans, menus, signage and other relevant paperwork to effectively communicate guest’s needs to internal and external sources.
- Ensure clients are invoiced correctly
- Attend site visits, planning meetings, tastings, etc. as required
What do you bring
- Minimum one years’ experience in a similar role
- Fluent English, written and spoken
- Highly organised, outstanding communication skills and great attention to detail are key qualities to success in this role
- Experience in the following systems desirable: Opera, Delphi FDC, MeetingBroker, Cvent
- Good level of I.T. skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
- A strong team player with ability to work under pressure and flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
What do we offer
A competitive salary, plus department incentives + Loyalty Bonus (£1.300 per year) plus hotel benefits and staff canteen with free meals during your shift. Apart from that you will also have great career progression opportunities.
Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.
Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
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