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Weddings & Events Executive

Location: COBHAM, SURREY Salary: 20000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Hospitality & Leisure Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3059138
Housed in a stately 19th-century mansion, this chic hotel is one of the finest in Surrey.

The upscale rooms feature a low-key style, and have air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs, designer toiletries, free Wi-Fi, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Stylish, airy suites add features like 4-poster beds, antique furnishings and separate living rooms. Room service is available.

The hotel offers fine dining in an oak-panelled restaurant, a relaxed brasserie, and a plush lounge bar serving afternoon tea. The grounds also feature gardens, and a gym in the courtyard. Event and meeting facilities are available.

They are looking for a Weddings & Events executive to join a busy sales team and aid in continuing the highest level of service in the Weddings and Events sector.

The duties of the job include: -

- Supporting the Revenue team in achieving Hotel Sales budget and quality guest service

- Ensuring all events enquiries are handled in an efficient manner; effectively negotiating and upselling to maximise profit.

- Producing weekly function sheets and ensuring the Operations team have accurate information for the smooth running of Events

- Dealing with telephone enquiries, Meeting clients, and conducting showrounds.

- Handling contracts and relevant documentation in line with Company procedures

- Conducting show-rounds, and events to drive the private dining and wedding department.

To meet the challenge of this role you will need to possess: -

- At least one year’s previous sales experience in a similar role.

- Demonstrable impeccable interpersonal, and communication skills.

- Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail are key to this role

- The enthusiasm, drive and tenacity to succeed.

- Experience using Opera PMS

- A genuine passion for Weddings and Private dining

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