Sales Co-ordinator, Kent

Location
Wilmington, DA2 7QH
Salary
Up to £20,000 + excellent incentive scheme £3k
Posted
04 May 2019
Closes
01 Jun 2019
Ref
RG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sales Co-ordinator

The Place

Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa, part of Alexander Hotels a private group of quality hotels of distinction just outside London.

4 Star, Award winning Utopia Spa, 38 bedroom hotel together with the Clockhouse banqueting suite and Pavilion conference venue all within the grounds of 15 acres of beautiful gardens.

Events cover a range of styles from conferences, corporate events, weddings, private dining, celebration dinners and party nights for the festive period. They range from intimate dinners for 2 to corporate or wedding events up to 150 with evening functions with bar service for 200. Please see our guest website for further details of our facilities

The Role

Working in a small sales team you will be required to ensure the success in both the reactive and proactive selling of Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa in all aspects of conference, day meetings, weddings and banqueting.

Reporting to the Snr Sales Executive, your role with have responsibility for ensuring success across the following areas;

  • To reactively and proactively sell Rowhill Grange Hotel & Utopia Spa in all aspects of conference and banqueting
  • To handle telephone, email and online enquiries for functions including weddings, conferences and private dining
  • To carry out showrounds and appointments at the hotel
  • Completing the necessary administration to ensure the event is successful from a customer service and financial point of view
  • To ensure the production of accurately and timely function information ensuring it is effectively communicated to the operational managers
  • Achievement of Mystery Guest standards and scores for all sales actions completed
  • Ensure the best financial use of all conference and banqueting space
  • To generate new leads and enquiries as well as maintaining existing/return business
  • Recommend ideas and initiatives to develop sales/revenue for meetings and events business

Requirements

  • Full time role, 40hrs per week including weekends as required
  • Previous sales experience
  • Smart appearance and friendly telephone manner
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

The Benefits

Up to £20,000 dependant on experience  + uncapped incentive

Additional uncapped earnings available from financial incentives based on wedding sales and conference bedroom upgrades. Realistic additional earnings £3,000 per annum.

  • 4 weeks holiday
  • 8 Bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Employee uniform

In addition you will benefit from a range of company benefits including:

Discounted hotel accommodation for yourself and your family at all hotels
Discounted hair treatments at our two Utopia Spas
Discount off all food & beverage at all hotels
Discount of individual treatments booked in our two Utopia Spas
Discount on retail products in our two Utopia Spas
Refer a friend staff recruitment scheme In additional you will enjoy a range of other benefits when you celebrate your 1 yr, 3 yr and 5 yr anniversary including; your birthday off paid, complimentary overnight stays, complimentary lunch/afternoon tea and service related holiday

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