Event Sales Manager

Employer
The Peninsula London
Location
Grosvenor Place, London
Salary
Market Leading Salary & Benefits + Service Charge / Update Salary Banding
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

Job Details

Event Sales Manager 

The Peninsula London is excited to announce that we are seeking a confident, naturally personable Event Sales Manager, leading the events sales team with the support of the Director of Group & Events. The Event Sales Manager is accountable for a team of Group & Event Sales Executives who will create memorable and innovative events through an engaged sales process with each client, ensuring we exceed expectations on all occasions. The role is to anticipate the needs of the organiser, suggest authentically local ideas and provide support to the client through every step of the event sales process.

  • An exceptional opportunity to join our high-profile flagship hotel in London
  • Market leading remuneration, service charge and attractive benefits
  • Join our award-winning group, working alongside a highly experienced team

Key accountabilities

  • Solicit events business from all segments to drive revenue streams, crossover of event budget and total hotel revenue will be integral to the success of this role

  • Develop the events sales strategy in support of the Director of Group & Events, drawing up action plans for the segments with key corporate, social, conference, entertainment, and MICE event partners

  • Increase event revenues through personalized proposals and upselling techniques 

  • Participate in relevant alignment meetings such as the daily hotel and division briefings, monthly sales and marketing meetings, and Event BOB meetings 

General requirements

  • Minimum 2-3 years with previous sales, banquet, events, and conference services
  • Possess strong communication & coordination skills, a natural organiser and have analytical and financial acumen
  • A people orientated individual that can communicate well with all levels of management and staff
  • Fluent English language skills

At the Peninsula London, we look after:

Your financial wellbeing:

  • Excellent salary package 

  • Generous service charge distributed equitably to all colleagues

  • Life Insurance

  • Enhanced company contribution on pension plan

Your medical care:

  • Medical cash plans including optical and dental coverage

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave plan

Your daily health routine:

  • State of the art heart of house facilities including a gym, fitness classes, relaxation room, contemplation room and nursing mothers’ room

  • Colleague restaurant with healthy and balanced 24/7 food offerings

  • On-site occupational health and safety nurse and wellbeing education sessions

Other perks:

  • High street and online shopping discounts

  • Rewards and recognition initiatives

  • Dry cleaning for uniforms and work attire

We are delighted to receive your CV and will liaise with suitable candidates directly.

Ideally situated in the heart of Belgravia, with views over Hyde Park Corner and Wellington Arch, The Peninsula London occupies one of the city’s most prestigious addresses. The newly built hotel, impeccably designed to harmonise with surrounding heritage buildings is just moments away from the city’s most iconic attractions, including Three Royal Parks, Buckingham Palace, Harrods, and Big Ben. Its 190 light-filled guest rooms and suites have been exquisitely designed by Peter Marino; its gathering spaces include several world-class restaurants and bars, including Brooklands helmed by Michelin-starred Chef Director Claude Bosi; the idyllic Peninsula Spa, and a luxury retail arcade.

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The Peninsula London’s 190 exquisitely styled accommodations consist of 131 guest rooms and 59 suites. Many feature floor-to-ceiling windows that offer both abundant natural light and dazzling views over London’s skyline and all have been designed by architect and designer of the interiors Peter Marino to reflect the distinctive grandeur of Belgravia.

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