Wedding Sales Manager
TalentSpa Ltd
Chipping Norton, UK
4d ago

Salary : CompetitiveReference : HP / WSC This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of one of the largest hotel and golf properties in the UK.

An entrepreneurial and creative approach is encouraged.

If you are interested and enjoy being part of a high performing, commercially aware and strategic team then we cannot wait for you to get in touch.

Wedding Sales ManagerLocation : Chipping Norton, OX7 5UESalary : Competitive Job Type : Full Time, Permanent Working Hours : The role is hours as required with a minimum of 160 hours per 4 week period, covering 5 out of 7 days which will include working on Saturdays, reporting to the Director of Sales and Marketing.

About UsHeythrop Park Resort has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Wedding Sales Manager.Set in 440 acres of stunning Oxfordshire countryside Heythrop Park Resort boasts two individual hotels including Crowne Plaza.

The two hotels provide over 350 bedrooms, state-of-the-art meeting facilities for up to 450 delegates, a marquee for up to 800 delegates, plus 7 bars and up to 4 restaurants.

Also located at the Resort is an 18 hole championship standard golf course and a Health Club with spa treatment rooms.The Wedding Sales Manager roleThis role is to achieve the budgeted weddings and social events revenue segment by pro actively selling and converting wedding and social event enquiries from conception to conclusion.

You will be innovative with creative ideas to sell weddings and events and stay in close contact with the client to ensure all their needs are met.

You will be working strictly towards a budget and will be required to produce monthly reports.

  • Duties and Responsibilities To be visible to the customer on the wedding day and perform the meet and greet serviceEnsure clear and accurate communication between departments are undertaken on the handover and delivery of all wedding and social eventsTo anticipate customer needs whenever possible to enhance the quality of service offered by the hotels;
  • to ensure customer loyalty is maintainedProvide a first-class sales site tour which delivers the WOW factor and shows in conversion levels increasingAdvise on wedding etiquette and trends ensuring HPR becomes a leader in the fieldTo provide the client with clear final detail confirmationIncrease wedding photography stock, testimonials and referrals through relationshipTo support weddings and social events revenue segment ensuring budgeted targets and revenue is achieved along with the Wedding Sales ManagerTo enter all bookings / revenue in to Opera to the agreed standardTo ensure correct charges are in place on all agreements and function sheets in line with the selling strategyTo increase the number of weddings and social event site tours to a minimum of 6 per week The ideal Wedding Sales Manager will need the following skills and experience : The ideal Wedding Sales Manager will have previous sales management experience in a similar role within the hospitality industry.

    A strong events coordination background and working knowledge of Opera would be advantageous.A good level of both written and verbal communication is necessary.

    A high degree of self motivation is required as the successful candidate will work both independently and as part of the sales team.

    You will be expected to organize and attend wedding showcases and monthly open evenings.Excellent knowledge of the travel industry, current market trends and economic factors is essential.

    Benefits for the Wedding Sales Manager Free parkingIHG membership28 days holiday (FT) raising to 29 days after one year’s continuous service and 30 days after 2 years continuous service)Free meals whilst on duty All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and will be asked for documentation.

    If you feel you’re suitable for this Wedding Sales Manager role then please apply today!

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