Reports to Director of Sales, Groups & Banquets and Director of Commerce & Strategy
Assist Director of Sales, Groups & Banquets with the establishment of sales strategies
Assist to the establishment of Wedding and MICE proposals and enforcement of the correct communication standards.
Responsible from handling all phases of a sales process very precisely: qualifying the leads, sending offers, following-up the status, making site inspections and sales calls, preparing contracts and eventually coordinating the operation until the end of the event.
Responsible of the successful execution of the contracted events, self-contracted and/or the ones which had been hand-overed.
Responsible for handling group operations for both social and corporate events as well as preparing BEO & Group Resume for each group
Responsible for coordinating the confirmed groups & events with all operational teams by providing detailed information during weekly meetings.
Maintain close relationships with all key decision-makers both in local and international markets.
Conduct regular sales activities to professional conference organizers, wedding planners, corporate meeting planners and relevant associations.
Develop a strong repeat business base and constantly source for new business
Submit sales production, occupancy and lost business reports
Perform any other reasonable duties as required by the Director of Sales, Groups & Banquets.
Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, Business Administration or a related field
Previous experience is essential in similar role, minimum 2 years working experience in the luxury hotel industry
Proficient in written and spoken English and Turkish.
Knowledge of Food and Beverage.
Excellent presentation, reporting and communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point
Preferably familiar with Infor / Delphi as the Catering Management software system
Strong leadership skills and ability to develop and motivate his/her team.
Outgoing and enthusiastic personality.
Possess high degree of stamina, agility, and flexibility.