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Meeting & Events Planning Executive

Up to £29,920*

We treat our people like family and our guests like royalty!

Linked to Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport, the Sofitel London Heathrow is a luxury haven that offers unrivalled facilities designed for the global traveller and a personalised service from the heart. With over 600 bedrooms, 45 meeting spaces and fine dining options, guests can indulge in – and celebrate – the French way of life at Sofitel.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Meetings & Events Planning Executive dedicated in delivering memorable service all day every day.

The Meetings & Events Planning Executive will ensure the effective and efficient planning of all the bookings for meetings and events. Offering the highest levels of customer service, the Meetings & Events Planning Executive will communicate with both our customers and the hotel operational departments to provide a seamless service. The role will also form key relationships with regular and repeat customers, helping them with their enquiries as needed.

We are looking for a talented and motivated Meetings & Events Planning Executive, with the drive to deliver results and exceed expectations.

What we are looking for:

  • A successful track record of customer service experience essential. Ideally some previous experience in planning events
  • Excellent English spoken and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Team player with strong & positive interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to a frequently changing market environment. Be proactive and able to “think outside of the box”
  • Ability to develop constructive relationships with internal and external clients as well as suppliers
  • Detail oriented and hands on approach
  • Good negotiation, persuasion and upselling skills
  • Ability to work under pressure & meet deadlines

What do we offer:

  • A very competitive salary
  • Enhanced holiday allowance after 5 years' service
  • Discounted hotel room rates across our hotels, for you and your friends and family
  • Training and career opportunities
  • Excellent employee facilities including dedicated restaurant
  • A range of Accor Hotels Benefits

Apply now to be our new Meetings & Events Planning Executive!

*Annual estimate service charge of £1,920


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