Reservations and Event Sales Office Manager

  • Job Reference: RBH14204
  • Date Posted: 27 June 2024
  • Recruiter: RBH Management
  • Location: The Municipal - M Gallery Liverpool, Liverpool
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary Plus Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Hotels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

JOIN OUR FAMILY

At RBH we believe our people are our biggest assets and understand the value in putting them first. Our approach to diversity in the workplace, health & wellbeing, sustainability and individuality sets us apart from our competitors and is one of the reasons we are rated Top 30 Best Places to Work in Hospitality! We are passionate about the industry and always on the lookout for new talent to join us on our journey...

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF THE RESERVATIONS AND EVENT SALES OFFICE MANAGER AT THE MUNICIPAL HOTEL LIVERPOOL MGALLERY

What you'll be doing...

Reporting to the Revenue Manager, the Reservations and Event Sales Office Manager is responsible for driving room and C&E sales revenue along with the wider commercial team along with achieving agreed targets for the hotel for sales and conversion. Your primary focus will be on developing and maintaining relationships with key clients, identifying new business opportunities and maximising revenue potential. Also, you will be responsible for leading a small team, providing guidance, training and support to ensure the agreed commercial strategy is adhered to. You will also assist with calls, email and online enquiries, carrying out appointments and show rounds as required. A strong background in meetings and events is required for this role.

Other duties include;

  • Liaising with the and Operations team and Revenue Manager to ensure business and sales opportunities are maximised and communication links are strong.
  • Co-ordination of sales activities to identify market trends, business trends and seasonal peaks/troughs, along with pricing and competitor analysis.
  • Providing all members of the Reservations & Event Sales Office team, selling strategy and promotions along with tools and training support ensuring professional development.
  • Drive conversion and business sales through site inspection, monitoring rates and the guest booking journey, room inventory and the balancing of systems.
  • Facilitate sales, bookings and promotion of products and services with a proactive approach. Working alongside the Operations team to spot trends from guest feedback and make recommendations for how we can improve the customers experience.
  • Responding to phone calls and emails replying within agreed time frames, managing blocks, forecasting meeting room reservations, and updating the arrival checklist.
  • Managing event and group bookings for a variety of functions adhering to contracts and T's and C's.
  • Leading client show rounds and meetings when relating to a group or event to support conversion.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A team player, positive and driven in nature.
  • Organised, systematic and sales orientated.
  • Ability to lead a team and drive revenue.
  • Ability to take an active role in the development and execution of a proactive sales approach.
  • Previous Supervisory and Management Skills.
  • Proficient in Opera.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Financial awareness.
  • Hotel and tourism knowledge.
  • 5 star/luxury experience ideal but not essential

WHAT WE OFFER

You will have access to a benefits package we believe truly works for our people and enhances our overall culture...

  • Discounted hotel room rates for you and your friends & family
  • Extra days' holiday for your birthday
  • Flexible shifts and days
  • Discounted car parking
  • Central city location
  • Happy Benefits
  • Pension
  • Free meals on duty saving you over £1000 per year
  • This role is Full Time, 5 days over 7.

To learn more about our full benefits package, click here to watch our employee benefits video.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

RBH Hospitality Management is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. If at any point throughout our process you require reasonable adjustments, please contact careers@rbhmanagement.com .

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