Event Sales Executive - The Ned London

The Ned
London Central, near Bank Station
Discussed at venue
15 Feb 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Event Sales Executive at The Ned

How The Ned Happened

Taking over the City’s disused Midland Bank Building, Soho House & Co. and New York’s Sydell Group have collaborated to restore the beautiful Grade I listed building. Hosting 8 restaurants, bars, a member’s club, Barber & Parlour, Ned’s Club Active & Relax, two swimming pools, along with six dedicated event spaces.

Private Parties and Events

The Ned has six Grade I-listed meeting rooms and two outdoor terraces available for members to hire on the historic and fully-restored sixth floor.

The sixth-floor hosts many of our monthly members’ events, which range from talks and workshops to live performances and dinners.

The Role

We are currently searching for a passionate and motivated Event Sales Executive to be responsible for dealing quickly and effectively to all event queries and converting into sales.

Main Responsibilities

• Prepare and issue all the quotations and contracts
• Ensure booking system, including space held, commissions and customer information are in good order
• Introducing clients to the Event Manager who will deal with planning the event
• Work with the hotel sales team dealing with group booking enquires
• Work closely with the sales team to drive new business
• Maintain relationships with corporate & leisure accounts
• A strong focus to achieve budgets & targets

Essential Skills:

• Previous experience (minimum 2 years) in a sales position preferably within an upscale hotel
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Knowledge and experience in using Opera and sales systems
• Possess excellent organisational and administrative skills
• Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment and have a high-level attention to detail
• Advanced computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Outlook and Opera
• Ability to enter and locate work related information using computers and/or point of sale systems

Only those eligible to work in the UK or have a valid UK work permit/visa will be considered for the above position.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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