Events Executive

An amazing opportunity has arisen for an Events Executive to join the team at one of Dublin’s premier hotels. This landmark hotel property located on Dublin’s’ southside, is well established in the corporate, wedding & leisure markets. Family owned & customer focussed: applications are now being invited for this exciting position. 
Whether it is a vibrant corporate event or a spectacular wedding, the business is seeking to hire someone who can organise & lead their client’s journey from initial enquiry, through finalising the details for the event itself & then of course, ensuring that things run smoothly on the day.   
This successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Sales & Marketing. At the same time, this person must ensure that exceptional customer care is provided at all times & that high operational standards are delivered and maintained through effective planning & coordination across the hotel. 

Accountabilities:

  • Deliver and aim to surpass customer expectations both over the telephone and in person.
  • Must deliver timely and accurate response to all customer enquiries, providing information, quotations, and proposals as requested. 
  • Sales responsibilities involving showing potential customers around the hotel and upselling every department therein.
  • New business generation via cold calling, tele sales, mail shots etc.
  • Preparing and maintaining administrative documentation. 
  • Maximizing yield from C&B business through effective upselling of other departments.
  • Coordinate wedding arrangements including initial tour of hotel and grounds, reception plans, proposals and quotations.
  • Attend hotel meetings as required, ensuring effective communication at all levels.
  • Other duties & responsibilities as directed by senior executives. 

Skills & experience sought:

  • Must be flexible in terms of working hours as requested by the Director of Sales & Marketing.
  • Ideally the candidate will have 1 – 2 years sales / operational experience within the hotel sector. 
  • A sales and / or marketing qualification would be an advantage.
  • Commercially aware whilst being customer focussed.     
  • Good work ethic & determined.  
  • Solution orientated & takes ownership.
  • Would suit an outgoing, bubbly & social personality. 
  • Must have good skills of organisation & planning.

Location: Dublin South – onsite role  

Salary & benefits: Competitive salary on offer, Lunch provided onsite, Complimentary car parking, Complimentary leisure club membership

Job Ref: 8904COS

To apply send your CV jobs@peoplegroup.ie, through our website www.peoplegroup.ie

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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