M&E Sales Executive

Contract Type - Permanent
39 hours per week

Employment Type - Full Time

Thistle London Heathrow

The Role

We are currently looking for a Meeting & Events Sales Executive to join our successful Meeting & Events Office. The main responsibilities of the Meeting & Events Sales Executive will include:

  • Maximising conversion of enquiries to achieve monthly targets
  • Enquiry handling & follow up
  • Identifying new sales leads for corporate and private events
  • Developing relationships with exciting and new clients
  • Identifying new sales leads
  • Organise and conduct site visits
  • Developing repeat business for corporate and social markets

What we look for

  • Have previous experience in a similar Meeting & Events role within a four star hotel or venue
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Ability to train others would be an Advantage
  • Have a passion and drive for sales and commercial success
  • Be able to form professional relationships quickly
  • Knowledge of Opera Sales & Catering or similar computer system is essential

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive starting salary and Holiday entitlement
  • Discounted hotel rates for yourself and your family across the Guoman and Thistle group
  • A huge range of online benefits which allows you to claim discounts and cash back with thousands of different retailers and service providers
  • The opportunity to work within an organisation committed to personal and career development
  • Pension and Healthcare schemes
  • Uniform (where applicable) and meals on duty