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Conference & Event Sales Executive

14 /01/ 2019 Comments are Closed

Novotel Melbourne on Collins

We have a great opportunity for a Conference and Events Sales superstar to join our vibrant and dynamic Sales Team.If you have had extensive experience as a C&E coordinator and ready for the next step then we want you!

Located in the heart of Melbourne, our iconic hotel features 380 guest rooms and 8 conference rooms. It’s an exciting time to come on-board and be a part of the bigger AccorHotels team, as you join Novotel Melbourne on Collins. Not only do we offer the opportunity to work in an exceptional team environment that fosters training, development and career progression – we are also dedicated to offering a fun workplace with focus on Emerging leadership, Wellbeing, and Reward and Recognition.Primary responsibilities for this position include the following but are not limited to the below:

  • Preparation of proposals/contracts, event orders and other correspondence related to the coordination and execution of successful events and appropriate after function follow up.
  • Identify and convert sales leads into new business opportunities.
  • Participate in proactive sales discussions about potential opportunities in meetings and events that can maximise the hotels opportunities to increase revenue and client awareness.
  • Administration and coordination of a conference and/or event from start to finish including meet & greet with client and supporting front line staff as required.
  • Prepare detailed conference/event orders, action plans and other relevant paperwork to effectively communicate guests’ needs to internal external.

To be successful in the role you will have the following:

  • Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to easily build rapport with internal and external clients
  • A ‘quick thinker’ with excellent problem solving skills A great team player, who proactively looks to assist where possible
  • Organised with a high attention to detail and the ability to coordinate a number of events simultaneously
  • Previous experience in sales environment, with good understanding of events/hospitality operations
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Unlimited work rights in Australia

You will be reporting directly to the Conference & Event Sales Manager.

To apply for this job please visit jobsataccor.com.au.

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