Vacature: Sales en marketing, banquet sales

Sales Executive / Manager


  • Bedrijf: Crowne Plaza Amsterdam - Schiphol
  • Standplaats: Planeetbaan 2, 2132 HZ Hoofddorp, Noord-Holland
  • Totaal aantal medewerkers: 67
  • Dienstverband: Fulltime baan
  • Functie categorie: Sales en marketing, banquet sales
  • Referentie nr: 13195
  • Geplaatst op: 29-01-2019

Algemene informatie

The position is accountable for proactively soliciting and handling sales opportunities. Ensures business is turned over properly and in a timely fashion for proper service delivery. Assists in leading all day-to-day activities related to sales with a focus on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of sales objectives. Achieves personal sales goals.

This is a (senior) sales job in 2 full service hotels; Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-Schiphol and Holiday Inn Amsterdam. You are responsible for 1 portfolio and report to the Director of Sales.

Education and Experience

2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 3 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.


4-year bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 1-4 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.




Building Successful Relationships that Generate Sales Opportunities

  • Works collaboratively with off-property sales channels to ensure sales efforts are coordinated, complementary and not duplicative.
  • Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers to enable future bookings. Activities include sales calls, entertainment, FAM trips, trade shows, etc.
  • Develops relationships within community to strengthen and expand customer base for sales opportunities.
  • Manages and develops relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provides accurate, complete and effective turnover. 

Using Knowledge of Market Trends and Target Customer Information to Maximize Revenue 

  • Identifies new business to achieve personal and location revenue goals.
  • Understands the overall market - competitors' strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.
  • Closes the best opportunities for the location based on market conditions and location needs.
  • Gains understanding of the location's primary target customer and service expectations; serves the customer by understanding their business, business issues and concerns, to offer better business solution. 

Providing Exceptional Customer Service

  • Supports the company's service and relationship strategy, driving customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.
  • Services our customers in order to grow share of the account.
  • Executes and supports the company's customer service standards.
  • Provides excellent customer service consistent with the daily service basics of the company.
  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels



  • Local market (Amsterdam/ Schiphol) knowledge
  • You are a Hunter and result oriented
  • Fluent in English and Dutch is mandatory
  • Strong communicator
  • You are loyal and dedicated
  • Driver license B

We offer

  • A competitive salary with excellent bonus scheme
  • A company car, laptop, phone
  • Targeted training and education,
  • HSMAI membership
  • An attractive discount in all brands of the group IHG

The Sales department is located in Holiday Inn Amsterdam. You will work in both hotels


  • Bedrijf: Crowne Plaza Amsterdam - Schiphol
  • Contact persoon / afdeling: Personeelszaken Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-Schiphol
  • Adres: Planeetbaan 2
    2132 HZ Hoofddorp, Noord-Holland
  • Telefoonnummer: 023-5662803
  • Website:
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