Cluster Meeting and Events Sales Manager
at Edwardian Hotels London - Careers Site

Date Posted: 05/02/2020

Job Description

Corporate/Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth/ 13106_28311_RFT_R043


At the heart of Edwardian Hotels London is a simple founding belief, that from back of house to the boardroom we are all Hosts. Everyone is encouraged to express their individuality and initiative, and to bring their passion to work. (We may wear uniforms, but we don’t believe in uniformity.)

Everything we do is driven by a desire to exceed our guests’, clients and partners expectations. To surprise and delight. To make the time our guests choose to spend with us genuinely exceptional. So that even the shortest stay with us, will last long in their memory. Everyone who works here does this every day across our portfolio of brands, in highly prestigious locations in London and beyond.

For 40 years Edwardian Hotels  London has built upon this ambition, and as a family owned company we’re proud of the freedom our independence gives us to grow our business on a relentless and memorable curve – upwards.

With an enviable collection of luxurious distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Steak and Lobster, Scoff and Banter, May Fair Kitchen, Annayu and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities.

 

In this role, you will become part of the Edwardian family and work within Meeting & Events Sales in Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the activities of the central Meetings and Events Sales support in line with demands of the business
  • Initiate DDR demand calendar, with weekly auditing on rates quoted
  • Maintain the Meetings and Events Forecast document for the group and submit for monthly review
  • Create weekly optional business report for the group and distribute accordingly
  • Create weekly pace report for the group and distribute accordingly
  • Analyse demand from market segments, industry segments, agents v direct business, lead time for size of business, lost business, why and where it has gone, and how this relates to the market segment and industry segments
  • Ensure monthly competitor calls are completed by the M and E reactive sales teams
  • Maintain the CBS email manager, daily monitoring and configuration updates
  • Maintain Opera sales and catering, all configuration of the current system, and be able to configure any future properties or modifications
  • Monitor central M & E billing procedures to ensure positive cash flow for the company
  • Chair monthly M & E revenue meetings with each M & E sales manager, hotel manager and proactive sales.

 

The Requirements

  • Understand the strategic positioning of all hotels and the company within the competitive market, together with M and E value propositions
  • Understand the tools of financial management and use them to predict and  affect the hotels position
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and IT applications: Opera, My Hr World
  • CBS Email Manager, Meeting Matrix
  • Local area knowledge, including competition (hotels and venues)
  • Product knowledge across the EHL portfolio
  • Excellent command of English language
  • Be aware of latest products in the market

 We Believe In Developing and Delighting Our Hosts So You Will Receive

  • Competitive Salary
  • Career development opportunities and wide range of Training Programs
  • 28 paid holidays per annum including Bank Holidays
  • Complimentary hot meals and salad bar, teas, coffees and juices provided each day
  • Uniforms provided per role requirement
  • Discounts on food and beverage up to 30% in all Edwardian restaurants and bars
  • Discounts on Spas and beauty treatments
  • Preferential accommodation rates for all Edwardian Hotels for Hosts, friends and family

All Hosts must have valid permission to live and work in the United Kingdom. Verification of documentation will be undertaken as part of the recruitment process.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Welcome to Edwardian Hotels London.

Edwardian Hotels London is a collection of luxury hotels in central London, Heathrow, and Manchester. Our hotels provide luxury without pretension. Individually designed rooms, the latest technology, new meeting spaces, chic restaurants and bars and service that focuses on every detail of your stay, so that you do not have to.

With an enviable collection of distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Steak and Lobster, Scoff and Banter, May Fair Kitchen, Annayu and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities, Edwardian Hotel's vision is unique: To Be Memory Makers.