Senior Events Manager

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Leicester Marriott Hotel

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Job description

Senior Events Manager
 
Part of Marriott International, the world’s largest hospitality brand with over 6,000 properties in more than 120 countries and territories, we are ideally situated on 11 acres of lush, immaculately landscaped grounds.  We offer a world class working environment, with a team of solid hospitality professionals across the hotel striving to create brilliant experiences for our guests. The hotel is located in the Grove Park in Leicester and close to the M1 and M69 for an easy commute.
 
We are now recruiting for a dynamic and passionate Senior Events Manager to lead our Sales team.

What you do
 
  • Responsible for leading a dynamic team of Event Executives.
  • Ability to successfully convert business both directly and indirectly via the team in order to meet booking pace goals and group and catering budgets.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to drive customer loyalty.
  • Utilise your relationship building skills to build and strengthen relationships with new and existing customers.
  • Use your in depth knowledge of market trends and target customer information to maximise revenue.
  • Work collaboratively with off-property sales channels to ensure sales efforts are coordinated, complementary and not duplicative.
  • Execute and support the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).
What you have
 
  • Passion for hospitality sales and delivering excellence to our customers.
  • High energy drive for achieving targets.
  • Strong leadership qualities that inspire others to do their best.
  • A down to earth attitude balanced with a sense of fun.
  • A confidence to let your personality shine.
  • Exceptional organisation skills.
  • Strong system understanding and ability to learn and utilise multiple bespoke programs.
 
What’s in it for you?
 
  • Global advancement opportunities.
  • Amazing in house and off site sales training courses.
  • Explore the world with friends & family discounts (50% off F&B and discounted accommodation rates).
  • TakeCare Wellbeing Program including discounted Leisure Club membership.
  • Complimentary on-site parking.
  • Discretionary bonus program; your results can earn you more.
 
Plus plenty more which we can’t wait to tell you about!

 

 
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Requirements

See description

Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Leicester, United Kingdom
Department
Events
Starting in
As soon as possible

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