Event Planner- Hilton Birmingham Metropole

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Hilton Birmingham Metropole

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Job Summary

An Event Planner with Hilton Hotels and Resorts will ensure smooth planning of events from 2 to 2000 attendees whilst maximising hotel revenue and ensuring an excellent guest experience.
What will I be doing?
As the largest conference hotel outside of London we deal with large and diverse events, an Event Planner will be creating and inspiring with innovative ideas to deliver exceptional bespoke events.
As Event Planner, you will maximise revenue opportunities in the areas of weddings, conventions, social groups, conferences and events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions. The Event Planner will interact frequently with Guests and customers with the intention of earning repeat and expanded business. Specifically, an Event Planner will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Seek proactive opportunities to increase sales and sales convention within team.
  • Create unique and bespoke events for our clients utilising our food and beverage experiences, production company & expertise
  • 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 delivering wow moments
  • Ensure the complete administration and execution of all planned events
  • Participate in hotel promotional activities
  • Work with 3rd Party suppliers
  • Liaise with Senior Hotel Management Team in planning of key events.
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 are we looking for?
An Event Planner serving Hilton Worldwide Brand hotels and vacations are 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:
  • 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
  • Numerate
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Creativity and innovation
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
  • Demonstrated previous experience working in the Conference & Events function
  • Knowledge of the hotel property management systems
  • Delphi Experience
  • Function Diary Management
  • Ability to handle negotiation and overcome objections

Requirements

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Job type
Full-time
Location
Marston Green, United Kingdom
Department
Sales & Marketing
Starting in
As soon as possible

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