Meetings & Events Sales Manager

39 hours per week

The Royal Horseguards is a stunning 5 star hotel overlooking the River Thames, close to The Embankment and Trafalgar Square. The hotel has 282 bedrooms, restaurant, bar and terrace area as well as exceptional banqueting facilities at one of London's most prestigious conference and banqueting venues, One Whitehall Place.

The Role

We’re looking for a Meetings & Events Manager to lead the M&E Sales team. Duties will include:

  • To ensure that all conference, meeting and events facilities are sold to the best advantage of the hotel
  • To supervise the Meetings and Events Sales Office and ensure that all bookings are handled and communicated efficiently
  • Organises Conference & Banqueting sales and promotional initiatives and activities
  • To lead and manage the Meetings and Events Sales Department so that it performs efficiently and effectively and achieves departmental targets
  • Responsible for the management and control of the operations in all conference and Events rooms and other supporting areas.

What we look for

Candidates will be from a Meetings & Events background and have the following skills:

  • Excellent Leadership Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisational/planning skills

What's in it for you?

  • 25 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • Discounted rates on hotel rooms, food and drink across the glh group
  • Interest free season ticket loans (conditions apply)
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pension and Healthcare Schemes
  • Generous recommend a friend scheme
  • Access to discounts and cashback through a huge range of retailers and service providers via our online benefits portal
  • Wonderful Person of the month scheme with cash prizes
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff refreshments on shift