Sales Executive Job at Hilton Hotels & Resorts – in Nottingham

Job Description

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the UK Number One Great Place to work and the highest ranked hospitality company in the world’s top 25 best places to work.

We are looking for a highly motivated people person with a passion to succeed in sales within the Hospitality Industry to join our team as Cluster Sales Executive for five properties in the Midlands.

Please note this role will require you to travel to the cluster office based at Hilton East Midlands Airport

Reporting to the Director of Sales and supported by our Sales Manager this newly created role will be a key part of our proactive sales function for all properties within the cluster.

The successful candidate will be involved with all aspects of sales development from research to develop new business, utilising social platforms to drive opportunity, networking in the local market, to client show rounds and much more.

Whilst experience in sales or hospitality would be beneficial, we are looking for a people person with innovative fresh ideas to drive sales and a strong desire to progress to the next level within the industry.

Training and development is a huge part of our sales culture and we are looking for someone who is not only hungry for the opportunity but will strive to be the best in the business and further their career within the Hilton sales team.

If this sounds like you, apply here to kick start your road to success:

What will I do?

Research the market to identify new contacts & develop sales leads

Generate and develop sales leads and contact potential clients to build business relationships

Actively network the local area for each hotel to identify new potential and maximise share from existing contacts.

Proactively source new business and contacts to generate appointments and new business leads

Respond to sales opportunities to convert revenue and identify future business and new contacts

Utilise social platforms to identify business opportunity and generate new sales leads

Arrange and perform hotel show rounds / client appointments

Drive proactive sales initiatives from a hotel and regional angle

Work alongside our cluster conference and events team to maximise opportunity

Produce proposals and contracts to clients

Respond to client requests

Support the team with sales related administration

What are we looking for?

A self-motivated person who is passionate about succeeding in Hospitality sales

An innovative approach and proactive hunter mentality

Great inter personal skills, positive can do attitude and warm personality

Confident telephone manner

A people person to approach to sourcing new business and developing existing client base

High level of I.T skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint

The ability to prioritise and be flexible

Excellent organisational and administrative skills

Previous experience in a sales role and knowledge of Social Media is highly desirable but not essential

Ability to travel to multiple hotels as part of their role

Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

Ability to work well under time pressure

Excellent grooming standards

Full UK Driving Licence

What will it be like to work for Hilton

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travellers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all

About Company

Company: Hilton Hotels & Resorts –

Company Location:  Nottingham

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