Vacature: Sales en marketing, banquet sales

Group, Conference & Events Sales Executive

Samenvatting

  • Bedrijf: Hilton Amsterdam
  • Standplaats: Apollolaan 138, 1077 BG Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
  • Totaal aantal medewerkers: 187
  • Dienstverband: Fulltime baan
  • Functie categorie: Sales en marketing, banquet sales
  • Referentie nr: 32028
  • Geplaatst op: 19-12-2019

Algemene informatie

Join the classic and iconic Hilton Amsterdam!

Hilton Amsterdam is a renowned property with 271 hotel rooms, 21 banquet rooms, authentic Italian restaurant and a nautical style bar at a unique location. Famous for John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1969 ‘bed-in for peace' and Hilton's first hotel in the Netherlands. The iconic hotel is built on the baseline of Plan Zuid, a district designed by prominent architect Berlage, which highlights the Amsterdam School of architecture and contains boutiques, designer shops and couture houses.

With our Team Members we have one goal to achieve: exceed our guest expectations and improve our outstanding service and high quality product on a daily basis. Together with our historical background it makes us ‘alive with originality’!

Job description
A Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Executive will maximize revenue opportunities in the areas of group reservations, conferences and events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions.

What will I be doing?
As Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Executive, you will maximise revenue opportunities in the areas of group reservations, conferences and events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions. The GC&E Sales Executive will interact frequently with Guests and customers with the intention of earning repeat and expanded business. Specifically, a Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Executive will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:
  • Receive and convert incoming enquiries to achieve targets and maximize revenue
  • 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
What are we looking for?
A Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Executive 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
  • Demonstrated previous experience working in a Sales environment
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
  • Knowledge of the hotel property management systems
  • Demonstrated previous experience working in the Conference and Events function
  • Qualification, degree, or certification in a relevant field
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!

What can you expect from us?

Besides being listed as a Great Place to Work in the Large & Multinational workplaces we offer you the following:
  • Intensive training period and a personal development program
  • Internal transfer and promotion possibilities
  • Employee discount on Hilton Worldwide hotel rooms via our international Hilton travel program
  • Employee discount of 50% on Food & Beverage at Hilton Worldwide hotels
  • Travel allowance
  • Participation in sport events like Dam to Dam, beach volleyball and soccer competitions
  • Annual team outings, staff party and quarterly team member forums
  • Young and vibrant team that has a work hard/play hard attitude to life and who enjoy having fun at work as well.
Have we sparked your interest? Don’t hesitate, apply now and become part of the Hilton family!

Bedrijfscontactgegevens

  • Bedrijf: Hilton Amsterdam
  • Contact persoon / afdeling: Mira Oudt
  • Adres: Apollolaan 138
    1077 BG Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
  • Telefoonnummer: +31 20 7106047
  • Website: http://www.amsterdam.hilton.com
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