Britannia Hotels

Events Sales Consultants - Southport

11 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Pontins Southport, Merseyside

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.