Marriott Group & Event Sales Manager in London, United Kingdom
Posting Date Mar 12, 2018
Job Number 18000PXE
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location The London EDITION, London, Greater London VIEW ON MAP
Brand Edition Hotels
Position Type Management
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The London EDITION represents authentic comfort, extraordinary style and an exceptional level of service in a uniquely individual environment. Located in the Fitzrovia neighborhood of central London, the property brings together the integrity and character of a historic building with a simple, sophisticated design sensibility to create a seamless blend of charisma and ease. With 173 guest rooms, a vibrant restaurant, multiple bars, event spaces, and meeting rooms, the hotel offers a dynamic social hub where guests and visitors can work, relax, and experience all the benefits of a home away from home.
EDITION is the industry's first truly global luxury lifestyle hotel brand that successfully combines a personal, intimate and unique hospitality experience on a global scale. Developed in collaboration with Ian Schrager and Marriott Intl., EDITION combines outstanding innovations and design with the highest levels of service execution. It achieves this goal by brining great personal, friendly, modern service as well as outstanding, one-of-a kind food, beverage and entertainment offerings... ''all under one roof''.
The London EDITION are looking for an experienced Group & Event Sales Manager to join the team. Do you have a proven track record of proactive sales within the MICE market? Are you looking for a new challenge in a Luxury/Lifestyle brand?
As our Group & Event Sales Manager you will proactively account manage and bring in new group and catering opportunities for the hotel. You will report directly into and work closely with our Senior Sales Manager to build relationships with existing and new potential clients.
Previous experience in Five Star/Luxury Hotel market is desirable and experience of the UK MICE market is essential.
We are looking for someone with strong analytical skills and the ability to quickly pick up systems (MARSHA, Opera, MarRFP) and software (Microsoft, Cvent, StarCite) knowledge.
EDITION is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. EDITION does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.