Sales & Events Manager - Hotel

Recruiter
White Recruitment Ltd
Location
Southampton
Salary
£30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sales & Marketing Manager - 4* Country Hotel - £33K - Interviewing Now!

A Sales and Marketing Manger is required to join a 4* independent country house hotel & spa in the Southampton area. This hotel has beautiful grounds, holds 60+ wedding events annually, banquets, formal social events and conferences.

This exciting opportunity reports directly to the MD owner and will suit an experienced and proactive Sales and Marketing Manager with proven track record in business development within the hotel or catering or events sector. The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate a proactive approach to sales & business development.

The Role
The Sales Manager / Sales & Marketing Manager will be ultimately responsible for driving new revenue by carrying out successful business development activities
Networking and building valuable contact relationships
All forms of sales activities including phone canvassing & lead generation
Account management of existing clients and developing relations further to increase spend
Identifying and rectifying issues by working closely with customers and colleagues
You will hold management responsibility for a sales coordinators and an events coordinator
Manage social media platforms
Create a marketing schedule for the season ahead
You will be present at all wedding functions and events held at the hotel - being a key point of contact for clients as well as leading by example to ensure smooth running of event
Hold wedding fayres and attend 3rd party wedding fayre

Weekend working will be required whilst events are running with a day of in lieu.

The Package
To £33,000 + Bonus scheme based on turnover target
20 days holiday
Free parking on site
Career progression

The Candidate
Will be a proactive Sales and Marketing Manager / Sales Manager within a hotel or events sales track record
You will be a proactive business developer and sales person, experienced in creating and exploiting your network of contacts and referrals
Must have a valid UK driving licence



If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy