Meetings and Events Coordinator

Hallmark Manchester Airport

Perfectly located in leafy Wilmslow, less than five minutes' drive from Manchester Airport via the new link road, with 88 bedrooms. We have a reputation when it comes to organising large corporate conferences, dinners, parties and celebrations in the area. The hotel boasts a fantastic leisure club to include 20m swimming pool and seven treatment rooms, dining is also available in our lounge bar or Hallmark Grill.

We are on the lookout for a Meeting & Events Sales Executive to work at our hotel located close to Manchester Airport.

As Meetings & Events Sales Executive, you will be actively involved with the Meetings & Events Sales Team to convert customer enquiries into confirmed sales and deliver exemplorary customer service to ensure a seamless handover with operations to the event on the day.

Key duties for the role of Meetings & Events Sales Executive will include:

• To complete daily operations of the M&E Sales office including telephone enquiries, driving revenue opportunities and maintaining strong relationships on property and with local sales teams
• Controlling accuracy of revenue and expenditure, ensuring billing procedures are adhered to and Opera is actualised in a timely manner
• Attending daily revenue meetings and be actively involved by giving feedback on new business, contracting and challenges
• Communicating with the hotel team regarding forthcoming business and attending weekly Operations meetings
• Completing mandatory training and actively identify further personal development requirements with the Sales Office Manager
• To comply with company policies and standards

The ideal candidate will preferably have experience in meetings and events roles which would include a strong emphasis on accuracy and quality. You must have the ability to multi-task and coordinate a series of different jobs concurrently. The successful candidate will have the ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines

Benefits

  • Our enviable employee discounts on bedroom rates;
  • Driven and motivational training & development initiatives for career growth with recognised qualifications;
  • Free meals on duty;
  • Pension Scheme;
  • Employee Assistant Programme (EAP);
  • Free uniform;
  • Internal vacancy opportunities;
  • Department Incentive bonus schemes;
  • Everyday discounts from high street retailers and more