Britannia Hotels

Group & Event Sales Executive - Grand Burstin Hotel

Location
Folkestone, Kent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Sep 2020
Closes
05 Oct 2020
Job Type
Full Time
Group & Events Sales Executive – Grand Burstin Hotel

Why wait to make your next career move?

Apply now and you could be working at The Grand Burstin Hotel in Folkestone! The Grand Burstin Hotel is superbly located on the seafront, overlooking Folkestone's picturesque harbour.

The Grand Burstin is a massive 481-bedroom hotel that provides guests with a wide range of dining options, with an impressive view over Folkestone harbour. We are looking to recruit a Full Time Group & Events Sales Executive who will be responsible for establishing and maintaining contacts with conferences, events and corporate organisations to maximise revenue.

As Group & Events Sales Executive you will be required to;

  • Maintain contact with booking agents.
  • Establish direct contact with conference/event/corporate purchasing organisers/personnel.
  • Negotiate rates in line with Revenue department for conference/event/corporate organisations.
  • Monitor business levels.
  • Conduct face to face presentations to clients.
  • Attend network events and exhibitions to promote the hotel.

The successful candidate must be able to develop effective relationships with clients, agents and the operational department within the hotel. Computer literacy is essential to the role. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience of dealing with booking agents and corporate organisations is an advantage.

Visit our website and look at this uniquely-styled seaside hotel!

This position offers a salary that reflects your experience and the opportunity for you to work in an exciting, fast-paced industry!

In return for your commitment, we will support you in this new opportunity, with

  • Up to 28 days holiday including bank holidays per annum
  • Discounted stays for you and your family at any of our 60 Hotels & 6 Parks
  • Meals on duty (Subject to eligibility)
  • Uniform (Subject to position)
  • Accelerated promotional 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.

Britannia Hotels will not recognise any submissions related to unsolicited applications and no agency fees will apply in relation to such submissions.  If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any director or employee of our company, we will not accept liability for commissions or other charges if we subsequently employ that candidate whether directly or through another agency. Where an agency’s correspondence contains a disclaimer indicating otherwise, our policy will prevail in this regard.

Positions are open to all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, candidates of any sexes or sexual orientation. All vacancies are posted both externally and internally on a weekly basis to ensure access to all applicants.