[{{ $ctrl._job.status.name | translate}}] Meetings & Events Sales Trainee
Crowne Plaza Brussels - Le Palace

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Job description

To have a good knowledge of the hotel facilities and services to maximize hotel sales.
To be aware of local competition and events
To ensure all clients receive a polite, professional and efficient reply to phone calls and e-mails
To pro-actively identify customer needs and any other essential information such as budget, competition, history, etc
To handle all meeting and events enquiries on the same day
To enter requests into Opera accurately and send dedicated offers to clients through different channels such as e-offer, MeetingBroker, Cvent, StartCite, etc
To record all activities and notes into Opera for sales awareness end effectiveness
To follow-up actively on offers to ensure business is secured and to up-sell whenever possible
To adhere to yield policies in order to maximize revenue
To contract events and follow-up on deposit payments
To have effective communication with the Meeting & Events Operation team , reservations, F&B team and make sure perfect handover is made to ensure a successful event to the client.
To make sure that all procedures for deposit, invoicing and payment are respected;
To understand procedures and capabilities of the Operations team to optimize service are delivered to the client and to ensure high profitability for the hotel.

Requirements

To respond to all in-coming meeting enquiries, sending proposals, meeting clients, negotiating and securing the business by pro-active sales.
Job type
Internship
Location
Brussels, Belgium
Department
Events
Languages
English, French, Dutch (optional)
Starting in
September 2018
Duration
6 months
Pay range
Belgian schools: 350 €/month ---- Foreign schools: 500 €/month
Accommodation
NA
Other benefits
1 meal per working day, Laundry/Dry cleaning for working clothes, Transport card for the Brussels area (For foreign students only)

Crowne Plaza Brussels - Le Palace

Dating back to 1908, Crowne Plaza Brussels - Le Palace is an historic landmark in Brussels, situated in the Northern quarter. Nevertheless, the hotel is fully renovated and it offers the most contemporary, business-ready amenities

Today the hotel is committed to preserving its unique traditions while providing new and modern comforts to its guests. The Crowne Plaza is an internationally awarded innovative and leading business hotel. It goes without saying that the hotel works on consistently delivering unique experiences and solid results through a dynamic, focused and inspirational team.

The 354 guestrooms have a unique style, Art Nouveau and Art Déco inspired. 18 meeting rooms - including the ballroom which can host up to 700 delegates - make it the biggest conference hotel in the city center. Sightseers can take a walk to a host of parks, theaters and museums, including the Grand Place and Royal Museum of Fine Arts, in 15 minutes or less.

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