Job Title: MICE Sales Manager

Location: Leinster

Salary: €40,000

Reference: LMF1645

This luxury resort hotel in Co Kilkenny is currently recruiting a passionate, proactive MICE Sales Manager to join their Sales and Marketing team.

Key responsibilities within the role include:

  • Key account/prospect management while also maintaining active accounts.
  • Maintain valid call objectives and relevant action plans for each key account/key prospect and ensure all follow-up is executed in a timely manner.
  • Compile and execute monthly sales action plans with budgets as agreed with DOSM.
  • Personally make own appointments and carry out telephone research on a weekly basis.
  • Work closely with the local DMCs, maintaining relationships and driving business into the hotel.
  • Proactively identify opportunities, arrange and manage familiarisation trips in line with business needs.
  • Create and pursue innovative ideas for revenue generation, ensuring that all opportunities are researched fully and presented to the DOSM where appropriate.
  • Conduct sales trips as requested to UK, EU and internationally.
  • Attend Failte Ireland/Tourism Ireland events in the MICE market.

The ideal candidate will have a least two years’ experience as a proactive Sales Manager with strong knowledge of the DMC market and MICE sector. Must have proven track record of achieving/exceeding all sales targets. Further candidate attributes include:

  • Dedicated team player
  • Commitment to excellence and self-development
  • Results-oriented with ability to think strategically in solving problems
  • Inspiring leadership style
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent written and oral English
  • Excellent negotiation and decision-making skills

If you're an experienced MICE sales professional and you’d like the chance to promote one of Ireland’s top resort destinations, send in your CV today!