Event Sales Executive

Job Title: Event Sales Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Up to $100K++ OTE
Reference: 883375
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Job Published: August 06, 2019 13:00

Job Description

One of Sydney’s prominent hospitality management groups and owners of a collection of unique and visually stunning event venues is currently seeking an experienced Event Sales Executive to join their team located in Sydney’s CBD.
The role will be dedicated to one specific venue located in Sydney’s western suburbs and the successful candidate will be required to be onsite each Saturday to host site visits with prospective clients.
Typical work week Tuesday thru Saturday. Sunday/Monday off.
The role:
  • Reporting to the Group Sales & Events Manager, you will join a team of around 10 located in modern offices in Sydney’s CBD
  • With a dedicated focus on one specific venue (located in Sydney’s western suburbs), you will handle enquiries for a wide variety of events including weddings, corporate and social functions, school formals etc.
  • Most Saturdays, you will be required to be onsite to host client site visits
  • As an energetic and customer focussed individual, you will take a proactive approach when handling new business enquiries, always providing accurate and timely communication with the goal of converting enquiries to confirmed bookings
  • Key working relationships with your dedicated Venue Manager and Event Coordinator
  • Update and maintain client database, schedule regular call cycles to prospective and existing clients
  • Maximise upselling and cross-selling opportunities for your dedicated venue and sister properties in the group
  • Attend regular sales team meetings and report individual sales activity weekly
  • Keep up to date with current event, catering and styling trends
Candidate profile:
  • You are quite possibly a current Sales Executive or Event Coordinator seeking to align yourself with an established, well-run company and premium hospitality product
  • You will be comfortable with chasing and creating leads and general telesales
  • Exceptional customer service skills and ability to build rapport with a broad range of clients
  • Strong organisational and office admin capabilities
  • Outstanding verbal and written skills
  • Knowledge of the operational and logistical aspects of event catering
  • Self-motivated and proactive in all areas of work
  • Must be available to work between Sydney CBD and western suburbs venue location 
Salary & benefits:
  • Up to $85,000 base salary plus super
  • Attractive bonus scheme paid quarterly
  • Work with a fun and energetic team
  • Represent premium hospitality products as part of a highly successful management group
  • Typical work week Tues-Sat 
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