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Events Sales Executive

ME London Hotel

Location: London, WC2R

 

ME London is one of the leading hotels in the centre of London located near the city's main theatres, exclusive boutiques, and trendy night clubs.

 

Whatever story you choose, you are the star

 

At Meliá Hotels International, you have the power to create your future. For us, the most important thing is your talent: We share the passion that makes you put your heart into everything you do, day after day. We are by your side to help you go beyond your limits, to celebrate every victory with you. Because together, we are the stars of our own stories.

 

Responsabilities:

 

  • Book events in all F&B outlets and function space ME Hotel London
  • Create contracts and pro forma invoices, collect payment in advance
  • Arrange site visits
  • Responsible for coordination of event services such as security, DJ’s, step and repeats, photographer,  printing menus, production for room lay out etc.
  • Responsible to meet sales objectives set forth by F&B Director
  • Actively attend networking events internal and external in order to drive new business and relationships
  • To be fully aware of the hotels Meeting & Events facilities
  • Attend menu tastings with the client for events and weddings
  • Update the websites with correct photos/new details that we are on.

 

Qualifications

  • OPERA knowledge
  • Open table knowledge
  • 1-2 years’ experience currently selling a 5 star venue for events
  • Knowledge of London Market / agents

 

Benefits:

 

Recognition schemes, pension, “refer a friend” bonuses.

28 days’ holiday including 8 public holidays.

Meals on duty, dry-cleaning, season ticket loans.

Healthcare, Perkbox discounts.

Development including cross-training, development programmes and language classes.

Social events and paid volunteering.

Discounts for you, friends and family to stay at Meliá worldwide

Competitive salary

 

What will it be like to work for Meliá?

 

Meliá Hotels International is unique among the 20 largest international hotel groups in having an origin in leisure and the ideal size to combine exceptional hospitality with management that is efficient and close to its stakeholders. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, religion, age or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company.