Group Sales Coordinator - Meriden

Meriden, Coventry
Competitive plus leisure membership, meals on duty & global hotel discounts
07 Mar 2018
04 Apr 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Group Sales Coordinator - Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, West Midlands

An exciting opportunity to start your career journey with Marriott Hotels.  Come and join our Sales team at the four star Marriott Forest of Arden and develop your career while providing a professional and energetic service to our members and hotel guests.

In return the Forest of Arden offers its associates a competitive salary, gym membership, staff meals, car parking and generous global hotel discounts for you, your friends and family.

The Forest of Arden is part of an exclusive collection of Marriott country clubs and is located in the heart of the West Midlands, located between Solihull and Coventry with easy access to the M6, M42 and M40 and just four miles from Birmingham NEC, Airport and International Train Station.

The Forest of Arden is the perfect location for business and leisure and has a focus on culinary excellence with our AA Rosette-awarded restaurant, Cast Iron Bar and Grill.

Marriott International is the worlds’ largest hotel company and provides associates with extensive, ongoing training and development for long term career opportunities.   This elegant Marriott Hotel is one of the top UK Leisure destinations with two golf courses including our championship Arden course and a driving range and the Golf academy.  The Forest of Arden also offers outdoor tennis courts, a fully equipped fitness centre and our relaxing Cedarwood Spa with 8 treatment rooms.

Job Summary

Process all group reservation enquiries, requests, changes, and cancellations received by phone, fax, email or mail. Identify guest reservation needs, determine appropriate room type, and verify availability of room type and rate. Explain guarantee, special rate, and cancellation policies to callers. Accommodate and document special requests. Answer questions about property facilities/services and room accommodations. Follow sales techniques to maximize revenue. Communicate information regarding designated VIP reservations. Input and access data in reservation system. Respond to any challenges found for accommodating rooming requests by communicating with appropriate individual or department. Oversee accuracy of room blocks and reservations. Input group rooming lists using reservation systems, revise room blocks to maintain the required number of available rooms, and keep organized files of all groups. Set-up proper billing accounts according to Accounting policies.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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