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Conference and Events Sales Supervisor - Double Tree Cambridge

GB - Cambridge
Date Posted:
20/11/16 22:30
Company Name:
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
A Conference and Events Sales Supervisor will support conference and banquet selling strategies to maximise lead conversion and revenue.

What will I be doing?

As Conference and Events Sales Supervisor, you will support conference and banquet selling strategies to maximise lead conversion and revenue. The Conference and Events Sales Supervisor will also support a culture of high quality standards and proactive selling. Specifically, a Conference and Events Sales Supervisor will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

* Maximise all conference and banqueting revenue opportunities
* Assist in reviewing forthcoming business plans, identify gaps and ensure proactive measures to fill capacity and meet set targets
* Seek opportunities to increase sales and conversions within the Team
* Contribute to the selling strategy of the hotel, and manage the departments to achieve that strategy
* Understand the competitive marketplace and implement approaches to ensure the hotel stays ahead in the local market
* Ensure the Team is developed effectively and generate a culture of high quality standards and pro-active selling
* Manage an events schedule to maximise yield
* Focus on a consistently executed up-selling approach
* Build strong relationships with customers to fully understand their needs
* Arrange and carry out Hotel show rounds
* Ensure the complete administration and execution of all planned events
* Participate in hotel promotional activities

Hilton World Wide Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
What are we looking for?

A Conference and Events Sales Supervisor serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Good organisational and administration skills
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Confident telephone manner
  • High level of IT skills
  • Excellent grooming standards

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Demonstrated previous experience working in the Conference and Events function
  • Demonstrated previous experience supervising a team
  • Knowledge of the hotel property management systems

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

Job Categories
Sales & Marketing
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cambridge
Entry Level Position