Offers “Hilton Worldwide”

Expires soon Hilton Worldwide

Assistant Director of Sales - MICE

  • London (Greater London)
  • Marketing

Job description

WELCOME TO A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES AT THE WORLD'S #1 BEST WORKPLACE, AWARDED BY GREAT PLACE TO WORK & FORTUNE.

A new era begins at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

Located in the heart of Mayfair, London Hilton on Park Lane was the first Hilton to open within the UK and is close to all that London has to offer. Soaring high above Park Lane, the hotel is famed for its unparalleled five-star luxury. With 453 spacious guest rooms, including 56 suites and a Presidential Suite, there is something for all. 

2023 was the hotel’s 60th anniversary, which has seen the refurbishment of Executive rooms and suites as well as a re-development of the lobby level, including a brand new restaurant and bar.

BENEFITS 

·        Competitive Salary & Benefits package - Quarterly bonuses based on personal targets

·        28 days paid holiday increasing with service

·        Exclusive high-street discounts through Perks at Work portal

·        Industry-leading Team Member discounts on hotel stays for you, your family and friends

·        Access to leadership and development programmes through Hilton University

·        Exceptional Career opportunities and wellbeing programmes to help you thrive in the workplace

·        Reward programmes, incentives and team member recognition, as well as long service awards

·        50% off in Hilton restaurants and bars (subject to individual outlets)

·        Refer a Friend Scheme

·        Uniforms provided and laundered complimentary

·        Free meals on shift

 What will I be doing?

As Assistant Director of Sales, you will be responsible for working closely with the Senior Management Team to drive business needs and expand existing business through proactive efforts and sales channels. You will work to develop the sales group and groom a high-performing sales team. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards: 

  • Manage hotel sales and marketing plans to ensure they accurately interpret and support the objectives of the business and use these plans to focus the sales efforts for all market segments
  • Work closely with the Senior Management Team to identify and drive focused activities on elements of the business that require additional support
  • Contribute to the development of company sales and marketing initiatives by recommending, implementing and monitoring appropriate local activity
  • Organise comprehensive information describing the range of products and services offered by the hotel and deliver this information through relevant sales resources and sales channels to existing and potential Guests
  • Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of the hotel and the management company
  • Prepare and present, on a monthly basis, the contribution, focus and activity of the proactive sales team to the hotel owners and senior management team
  • Cooperate with other departments in the hotel, particularly Reservations and the Banqueting Department, to create an exceptional Guest experience and build strong, comprehensive sales programs
  • Contribute to relevant management meetings to develop and implement sales initiatives
  • International trip – focus to drive business and Identify where the trips should be focused
  •  Work closely wit the GC&E Team to ensure we actively drive existing business and new business.
  •  Prepare company contracts for the hotel in accordance with current business and pricing conditions
  •  Understand new emerging markets

What are we looking for?

  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Strong leadership skills, whereas it is evident that you can effectively manage and motivate a team to perform beyond expectations
  • Strong analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challenges
  • Excellent selling capabilities and the ability and desire to coach selling techniques to Team Members
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Experience in a similar role with a proven track record

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Knowledge of local market
  • Knowledge of hospitality
  • Passion for sales and for achieving targets and objectives
  • Degree-level qualification in a relevant field would be advantageous 


ELIGIBILITY

  • In line with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must have the eligibility to live and work in the United Kingdom.
  • Documentation is required at interview stage (for EU Nationals share code requested to check EU Settled/Pre-Settled status)

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