Banquet Sales Manager - Position - 1 (Immediate Joining)

Job description

Duties & Responsibilities:
 

  • Receiving, handling, and converting Meetings, Events, and Group inquiries.
  • Planning events in conjunction with the client.
  • Presenting and Selling available and suitable banquet/event options to the highest possible standard.
  • Contact Meeting Planner by mail, telephone, customer outings, and site inspections.
  • Arrange and carry out Hotel show rounds.
  • Ensure the complete administration and execution of all planned events.
  • Negotiate space, dates, and rates to obtain booking goals while focusing on shoulder and off-season business.
  • Assist in development and solicitation of Banquet and event package plans and aimed at conference business and encourage repeat business.
  • Attend trade and travel shows of various market areas for promoting hotels event business.
  • Actively manage business bookings, record denials, make network referrals.
  • Make commercial decisions to maximize MICE income on a daily basis.
  • Continue professional development through the educational offerings made via industry trade groups and educational institutions.
  • Encouraging repeat business through excellent customer service and inquiry handling.
  • Build strong relationships with customers to fully understand their needs.
  • Ensure online meeting partner websites are regularly updated and managed including photos, descriptions, and promotions.
  • Each month review the next 6 months' availability to highlight high or low demand dates and take steps to minimize the risk of any shortfall or overbooking.
  • Bring indirect guests through online marketing and advertising.
  • Helping the hotel to identify new avenues of business and bring in more banquet events to the hotel.
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of sales, department, and budgetary reports as and when required.
  • Other duties and tasks assigned by the management within the job scope.

Requirements:

  • Proficient in English.
  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Hospitality or Sales and Marketing.
  • Previous experience in a similar job role or minimum of 2 years experience as Banquet Sales Manager.
  • Proficient in using CRM, MS office software applications including MS Office, Excel, Powerpoint etc.

Skills:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork Oriented
  • Maintains a Good Energy Level
  • Thorough and Organized
  • Professional
  • Punctual

  • EducationB.A  in Hotel Management, B.Sc in Hospitality and Hotel Management
    Salary: 25-30k Plus Incentive