Job Title: Event Sales Manager

Location: Dublin

Salary: €45,000 – €60,000

Reference: MC1763

Great role for an experienced proactive and reactive hotel sales professional! The Event Sales Manager will target new corporate and events accounts and will maintain relationships with existing accounts to retain and develop business in both the local and international markets within the events, F&B and group rooms segments.

This is a cluster role overseeing two properties including a new four star property opening in Dublin.

Key objectives:

  • To drive new accounts in local, national and international market areas for all room segments, Corporate, MICE, Leisure and local events, and F&B areas.
  • To ensure that relevant accounts for corporate and agents in the market are managed and contracted for current and future years and rates set in agreement with company targets.
  • To manage and develop existing accounts in both hotels and drive new business for both hotels for Meeting & Events, Corporate and MICE business.
  • To manage the Sales & Events Co-ordinator and communications between the hotels and sales & events team.

The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ experience in a B2B sales/ business development role within a similar four star hotel or tourism / events environment and will demonstrate experience in all areas including Corporate, MICE and Leisure market sales.

Further candidate attributes include:

  • Proven track record of meeting sales targets.
  • A creative approach and the ability to think outside the box.
  • Excellent communication, organisational and presentation skills.
  • A passion for hospitality events and sales and marketing.
  • A highly-motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent relationship building skills with a network of industry contacts.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office Packages, CRM systems and hotel property management systems.

Flexible work options available upon completion of probationary period. If you would like the chance to grow your career in a group sales role, send in your CV today!