Britannia Hotels

Events Sales Consultants - Weston-Super-Mare

11 Oct 2016
08 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Pontins Sand Bay, Weston-Super-Mare

Britannia Hotels is the fastest expanding independent UK hotel group, currently we have 51 hotels (and growing) and 6 Pontins Holiday Parks. A fiercely independent, innovative and thriving company, our success has been built on the can-do attitude of the people who work for us.

Role Title:           Events Sales Consultant (Pontins)

Reporting to:     Marketing Manager

Main Responsibilities

Examples of your day to day responsibilities would include but are not restricted to:

  • Work as part of the Pontins Events Sales Team with the objective of maximizing Event Sales Revenue across the group.
  • Gain a full knowledge of the Pontins Parks, venue space, facilities and accommodation.
  • Have the ability to confidently relay this knowledge to potential clients when enquiring about the Pontins Product.
  • Pro-actively generate leads for new business via previous and new clients.
  • Cold calling potential customers to prospect for new business
  • Form and maintain strong relationships with these new contacts in order to encourage repeat business.
  • Be able to build relationships and communicate with key employees at the 6 parks who will act as Pontins representatives for show arounds and operational meetings.
  • Be able to understand and compose templated contracts for different event types.
  • Negotiate the terms of an agreement / negotiating on price, costs and specifications with clients
  • Exceed sales goals/targets
  • Follow all standard procedures and policies ensuring deposits and contracts are signed, received and recorded timely and accurately 


 Person Specification

  • Previous experience in hotel/leisure industry, preferably sales orientated.
  • Strong verbal and communication skills, good telephone manner.
  • High level of attention to detail – especially when working with contracts as it is vital these are accurately completed.
  • Professional personal presentation.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Be able to work well independently as well as in a small team.
  • Be able to manage, organise and prioritise your own work load in a pro-active manner.

Employee Benefits

  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays per annum
  • Discounted weekend breaks
  • Regular Appraisals
  • Pension Scheme
  • Meals on duty
  • Uniforms (Hotel based staff only)
  • Accelerated promotion prospects

Britannia Hotels are an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants from non-EEC countries will require work permits or permission to work issued by the Home Office.

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