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Event Sales Executive

Location:
AU - Sydney
Date Posted:
08/11/16 22:30
Company Name:
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
About the role

The Event Sales Executive will be responsible for proactively soliciting business and maximising revenue potential for Zeta Bar, Marble Bar and our hatted chef's restaurant Glass Brasserie. You will be initiating and implementing creative ideas and concepts that support the business in our venues and making Glass Brasserie the restaurant of choice.


Duties/responsibilities

* To actively build relationships with clients and develop an understanding of their needs and requirements in order to convert the business by offering the most suitable venue

* The role will be expected to work closely with Hilton Event Sales Team to maximise opportunities

* Cultivate and nurture all business customers and contacts.

* Sourcing & researching new sales opportunities, as well as driving additional revenue opportunities with events & partnerships.

* Develop and maintain a rolling 12-month calendar, outlining all upcoming promotions, partnerships and PR activities

* Host and entertain potential and existing clients in order to enhance rapport and showcase our offerings


Skills/experience

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* High level of IT skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

* Proactive approach to meeting deadlines and targets

* Excellent organisational and administration skills with attention to detail

* Well-presented and work well under pressure

* Previous experience in a similar role is required


Culture and benefits

* A competitive industry salary and generous annual leave benefits

* Team member only discount global Hilton room rates

* Discounts of up to 25% on products and services in participating Hilton outlets

* Access to Hilton University training, offering more than 2500 learning programs

* Career development planning and opportunities


Hilton World Wide Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Job Categories
Sales & Marketing
Property
Hilton Sydney
Entry Level Position
No