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Group, Conference and Events Executive (Maternity cover)

Posted April 8, 2021

Hilton East Midlands Airport
Derby, England, United Kingdom
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Description

A Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Executive will maximise revenue opportunities in the areas of group reservations, conferences and events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions.



What will I be doing?

As Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Executive, you will maximise revenue opportunities in the areas of group reservations, conferences and events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions. The GCandE Executive will interact frequently with Guests and customers with the intention of earning repeat and expanded business. Specifically, a Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Executive will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Receive and convert incoming enquiries to achieve targets and maximize revenue
  • Manage an events schedule to maximise yield
  • Focus on a consistently executed up-selling approach
  • Build strong relationships with customers to fully understand their needs
  • Arrange and carry out Hotel show rounds
  • Ensure the complete administration and execution of all planned events
  • Participate in hotel promotional activities

Requirements

What are we looking for?

A Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Executive serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Good organisational and administration skills
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Confident telephone manner
  • High level of IT skills
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Demonstrated previous experience working in a Sales environment

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Knowledge of the hotel property management systems
  • Demonstrated previous experience working in the Conference and Events function
  • Qualification, degree, or certification in a relevant field


What will it be like to work for Hilton?


Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!








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About this Employer

Hilton East Midlands Airport

Junction 24, M1, Derby Road
Derby, England DE74 2YW
United Kingdom

+44-1509-674-000

152 Room Hotel

www3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

The conveniently located Hilton East Midlands Airport hotel is just four miles from East Midlands Airport and three miles from the East Midlands Parkway Train Station. Have access to a range of attractions for families on holiday. In town for business? Stay productive with an on-site business center and 13 meeting and conference rooms equipped with WiFi. Relax and rejuvenate with our amenities including our 16-meter pool and hotel restaurant and bar.

  • Located 4 miles from East Midlands Airport
  • Fitness center and swimming pool
  • Business center and meeting rooms
  • On-site restaurant and bar
  • Free WiFi access available in Lobby Lounge