Wedding and Events Sales Co-ordinator - Dartford

Dartford, Kent
Competitive
26 May 2017
23 Jun 2017
Full Time

Wedding and Events Sales Co-ordinator - Dartford

Responsible to: Sales Manager

Birchwood Park Golf Centre is part of BGL Golf (Burhill Golf and Leisure Ltd) and one of the largest owners and operators of golf facilities in the UK privately owned by the Guinness Family. The Company is committed to ensuring that each site provides the highest quality in its market segment with particular emphasis on the company vision and values.

Are you a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with a passion for and experience of selling weddings.

If this sounds like you, then this role offers a wonderful working environment with good future opportunities, training and development.

Birchwood Park is one of the busiest wedding and events venues in Kent and with our purpose built event suite we accommodate, weddings, all events from Christmas parties to funerals and with our recently installed state of the art conference equipment are expanding into a new part of event sales to which you would be instrumental in delivering.

As a key part of the team at Birchwood Park you would report directly to the Sales & marketing Manager and help lead what is already a very successful and popular destination for weddings and events. With over 60 weddings per year and plans to expand the business we are looking for a candidate to grow this business to the next level.

Main Duties:

Assist with  the Sales & Marketing of all areas of the weddings and events business and assist Heads of Departments in maximising opportunities to increase revenue and drive sales whilst ensuring a high level of presentation and customer service is maintained at all times. 

Responsibilities:

Weddings & Events

  • Assess seasonal business trends
  • Review competitors on a regular basis
  • Design and implement seasonal packages targeting local markets
  • Process all enquiries/bookings and ensure all deposits are collected
  • Prepare event sheets in accordance with bookings
  • Manage and retain existing accounts and customers
  • Follow up promotions and campaigns with telesales
  • Greet group bookings on arrival and capitalise on all up-selling opportunities
  • Promote group golf, conferences, weddings and events.

Data Collection & Website

  • Ensure materials are in place for collection of data
  • Ensure all data from enquiries are collected and input on to ESP
  • Utilise website to market facilities and campaigns

Marketing and General Standards

  • Assist with Centre marketing plan to promote key business opportunities
  • Observe on a daily basis all departmental standards and liaise with all HODs to ensure the highest service standards are met
  • Comply with Burhill Golf Limited personnel policies and procedures and health and safety procedures
  • To undertake any further reasonable duties as requested by the management

Our Values:

We expect all our staff to strive to:

  • Maintain open and honest communication with our customers, both internal and external, at all times.
  • Create and have a positive impact on our local community.  Supporting regular neighbourhood events and working closely with society.
  • Protect and nurture our environment, consider everything from alternative work methods through to maintaining and supporting our local wildlife.
  • Support each other in everything we do, recognised and develop each individuals potential.
  • Take complete ownership of their own actions and have pride in what they do.
  • Deliver to our customer’s consistent high levels of service, quality and value in everything we do
  • Look for alternatives to what we do seeking out and exploiting natural resources.

Closing Date: 7th May 2017

Unsuccessful candidates will not be contacted

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