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Edwardian Hotels London

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Job description

With an enviable collection of luxuriously distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Monmouth Kitchen, Steak & Lobster, Scoff & Banter, May Fair Kitchen and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities, Edwardian Hotels London vision is unique: To Be Memory Makers.

We are looking for a Meetings & Events Sales Manager with the objective to strategically lead the M&E sales team and generate high conversion from both our existing M&E clients as well as new clientele. It is a Head of Department role and you will be responsible for and we are looking for someone who can challenge and motivate the team.

This individual would have strong leadership and communication skills, strategic thinking, commercial acumen, good knowledge of the M&E sector and excellent attention to detail.
We are looking for a positive and resilient person with a great attitude and successful thinking, someone who is loyal and honest and an achiever.
ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
• Participates in the development and implementation of business strategies for the hotels which are aligned with EHL overall mission, vision, values and strategies
• Develops sales strategies designed to maximize revenue, yield and also participate in the development of yield management strategies for the department and hotel as a whole
• Ensures maximum conversion from both phone and e-mail enquiries
• Challenge and motivate the team to optimise existing relations with clients and establish new relationships to increase conversion of enquiries
• Prepare revenue forecasts for department based on business booked to date, current and historical booking pace and impact of special promotions and set rates accordingly
• Create daily, weekly and monthly reports with relevant data and analysis of trends and pace
• Monitors competition regularly and adjusts strategies as appropriate
• Provides employees with the tools, training and environment they need to deliver Yes I Can! service and teamwork

Requirements

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
• In depth knowledge and experience of M&E market, experience in a senior reactive sales role in meetings and events with a multi-million revenue generation target and with team management experience, track record of achievements and excellent understanding of competitor activities
• Excellent knowledge of IT applications including Microsoft office and Opera Sales & Catering
• Confidence and ability to communicate & establish rapport
• Excellent Sales and Negotiation skills
• Strong leadership skills
• Eligible to work in the UK
• Good command of English Language
Job type
Fulltime job
Location
London, United Kingdom
Department
Events, Sales & Marketing
Languages
English
Starting in
As soon as possible
Other benefits
Competitive Salary, 28 paid Holidays,Discounts, Meals , Uniform...

Edwardian Hotels London

Individuality, passion and an instinct to excel. These qualities are at the heart of what makes us different. We call it our sense of flair. It defines the unique experience of Edwardian Hotels London.

Edwardian Hotels London is one of the UK’s largest, privately-owned companies which has been developing luxury hotel and hospitality Brands since Jasminder Singh OBE began his career within the hospitality industry in 1975 – forming the beginnings of what would subsequently become Edwardian Hotels.

Today Edwardian Hotels London operates Radisson Blu Edwardian hotels, The May Fair Hotel London and a fast-growing range of distinctive restaurant, bar and spa brands. The group owns and runs restaurant concepts including the iconic May Fair Kitchen; contemporary Steak and Lobster and classically British Scoff and Banter.

Edwardian Hotels London offers one of the most comprehensive induction and training centres in the hospitality industry through our purpose-built ED.G.E training academy. ED.G.E (Edwardian Group Education) not only provides a thorough grounding for your hospitality career (including professional qualifications) but introduces our hosts to a crucial Edwardian difference: what makes our guests choose us time and again is not just our premises, unique though they are, but the people who provide the special welcome within them. That is our competitive difference – our edge, if you like – and it’s why we invest significant sums on ongoing training at all levels, for all jobs, whether located in London, Manchester or Guildford.

If you share that spirit, there is no limit to how far you can go with us. Because, at Edwardian Hotels London, people with the right attitude and the ability to go with it go very far, very fast.

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