Position at Nobu Hotel Shoreditch
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Nobu Hotels first European hotel, Nobu Hotel Shoreditch. We are seeking an Event Sales Executive to join the team at the Nobu Hotel Shoreditch.
This is a great opportunity for any graduates who would like to further grow their experience in the events industry.
Located on Willow Street in the Shoreditch area of London, the hotel will feature 150 rooms including 7 suites, an 80-seat lobby lounge and a 240 seat Nobu restaurant with outdoor courtyard.
Additionally, the property boasts a 178 square metre event space with natural light, and wellness facilities. Unique to London, Nobu Hotel Shoreditch offers a blend of Shoreditch’s creative energy with Nobu’s ethos of simple luxury.
We are a very established brand who can offer growth and development, alongside the opportunity to travel.
The Event Sales Executive, is responsible for managing event enquires from initial enquiry through to signing of the contract.
Previous proactive sales or events experience 1years
Luxury / Lifestyle hotel experience desirable
Ability to work collaboratively with hotel service team in providing exceptional customer service
Possesses excellent telephone sales skills
Strong organization and working to deadline skills
Excellent selling skills and understanding of sales processes; can effectively up sell and close a sale
Preparation of proposals, contracts and RFPS within the company’s guidelines.
Conduct site visits and entertaining potential clients as well as organising FAM trips
Knowledge of property-specific business segments (e.g. group and catering)
Knowledge of contractual agreements and legal implications
Strong customer development and relationship management skills
Understands revenue management functions and account profitability
Effective decision making skills and the ability to influence others
Strong problem-solving skills and strong negotiation skills
Strong presentation and platform skills
Strong English communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)
Ability to interpret market data and apply to sales strategy
Knowledge of overall hotel operations desirable but not essential
Ability to use standard software applications and hotel systems (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Opera, Delphi)
Maintain a professional appearance and conduct personal behaviour is a mature and professional manner when representing the hotel.
In return we offer a competitive package that includes :
Meals on duty
Nobu Hotel Shoreditch is an equal opportunities employer.
In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom.
Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.