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MICE Sales Manager (Maternity Cover) - London

Location:
GB - City of London
Date Posted:
08/11/16 22:30
Company Name:
Hilton Hotels and Resorts
A MICE Sales Manager with Hilton Hotels & Resorts analyses local market trends and competitor activity to recommend strategies that keep the hotel a leader in the marketplace through the development of future and repeat business.

Please note this position is based from The Hilton London Metropole however this position is a home based working opportunity.

The MICE Sales Manager will be working to drive and develop MICE business from the London Market for the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Brand?One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. The brand continues to be the innovative, forward-thinking global leader of hospitality. With products and services that meet the needs of tomorrow's savvy global travelers, we shape experiences in which every Guest feels cared for, valued, and respected. If you understand the importance of upholding a brand's reputation and value the effort it takes to provide a globally recognized hospitality experience, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Because it's with Hilton Hotels & Resorts where we promise an exceptional Guest experience every time.What will I be doing?

As MICE Sales Manager, you will analyse local market trends and competitor activity to recommend strategies that keep the hotel a leader in the marketplace through the development of future and repeat business. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

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Analysis local market trends and competitor activity to identify business leads
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Develop customer accounts and travel within the local area to drive business into the specific hotel/cluster and to increase market/customer share in all revenue streams
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Negotiate room rates/packages with corporate clients
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Develop and implement creative local marketing channels, including social media channels
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Prepare company contracts for the hotel in accordance with current business and pricing conditions
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Work within current business strategies and recognising potential opportunities
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Cooperate with other departments in the hotel to create an exceptional Guest experience and build strong, comprehensive sales programs
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Attend Sales events, as required
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Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of the Sales Director and senior management to include the reporting of appointments, calls made and business leads
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Answer customer queries in a prompt and professional manner
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Manage staff performance in compliance with company policies and procedures
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Recruit, manage, train and develop the Sales team


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

A MICE Sales Manager serving Hilton Worldwide Brand hotels and vacations is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:

  • Positive attitude and good communication skills

  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service

  • Excellent grooming standards

  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

  • Ability to work under pressure and under own initiative

  • Experience in a sales role with a proven track record to close a sale

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

  • Knowledge of local market

  • Knowledge of hospitality

  • Passion for sales and for achieving targets and objectives

  • Degree-level qualification in a relevant field would be advantageous



What benefits will I receive?

Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement. As an employee you will become a member of the The Hilton Club which provides reduced hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide.Learn more now about Hilton Hotels & Resorts --- the global leader of hospitality. More than 500 locations and nearly 200,000 rooms across six continents Innovations include: pioneering the airport hotel concept, becoming the first coast-to-coast hotel chain in the US, and the first to install televisions in Guest rooms Innovations include: pioneering the airport hotel concept, becoming the first coast-to-coast hotel chain in the US, and the first to install televisions in Guest rooms Flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide with properties in more than 77 countries More than 70 world-class resorts and more nearly 200 full-service spas Harris Poll EquiTrend®, Brand of the Year - Full Service Hotel for 2010 and 2011 Number one global brand awareness in the hospitality industry.X
Job Categories
Sales
Property
Hilton London Metropole Hotel
Entry Level Position
No