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Senior Meetings & Events Sales Coordinator

Country: UK

City: Leeds

Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Park Plaza Leeds

Department: Meeting & Events Sales

Type of employment: Full-time

Level: Supervisor

Date posted: 14/05/2019

Closing date: 10/11/2019


This vacancy has now expired.

Love providing great service and being part of uplifting moments? Take the next step in your Meetings & Events Sales career with us as a Senior Meetings & Events Sales Coordinator at Park Plaza Leeds. Park Plaza is the ideal location for you to develop your skills and shine in a collaborative team environment.

At Park Plaza we love to celebrate the individual. We believe every one of our team members has a contribution to make and personal touch to share with our guests and colleagues. We’re always striving for excellence and know that if we invest in our team members, they’ll invest in us. For an engaging work environment where the little things are celebrated along with the major milestones, you’ve come to the right place.

Key tasks & responsibilities

  • As a Senior Meetings & Events Sales Coordinator, you would be responsible for assisting the Meetings & Events Sales Manager in the day-to-day running of the department, as well as overseeing the department in their absence.
  • Drive revenue through effective sales, negotiation, yield management and conversion to maximise the most profitable opportunities.
  • Create and maintain strong working relationships with prospective, new, and existing clients
  • Deliver the highest level of customer service, adhering to PPHE and client service level agreements in terms of proposals and event agreements
  • Resolve any client issues and turn them around with a positive close.
  • Attend and contribute to meetings, training and assist with departmental reporting.

We are looking for

  • The ideal candidate as the Senior Meetings & Events Sales Coordinator will have a minimum of 2 year’s experience gained within a Meetings and Events Department managing bookings and enquiries or a similar role
  • Previous experience within a similar 4 or 5 star hotel would be ideal
  • Previous experience of supervising and leading a team would be advantageous
  • As an individual be hard working, organised, a team player and have excellent communication skills. You will be able to self motivate, as well as motivate others, and always be professional in appearance & presentation
  • It is essential that you are computer literate with good working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience of working with Opera, Sales & Catering function, would be advantageous.

 

Park Plaza isn’t just a great place to work - it’s a great place to take your career to the next level! We love seeing our team members fulfil their potential and always work together to achieve more with our learning & development offering, enhanced training and competitive salary and benefits.

As one of the world’s fastest-growing hotel brands, Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts boasts a choice of contemporary upscale hotels in key city centre locations and resort destinations around the world. We believe that what truly sets us apart is the quality of our smart, engaging service – our talented and motivated team members bring the Park Plaza brand alive by going out of their way to make our guests feel valued and appreciated.

One of the world’s fastest-growing hotel brands, Park Plaza is part of PPHE Hotel Group Limited, which owns, leases, develops, operates and franchises full-service upscale and lifestyle hotels, predominantly in Europe.

From the everyday uplifting moments to huge achievements and everything in between, we’re there every step of the way. Park Plaza. Be part of it.

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