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Sales and Events Co-ordinator - Palm Court - Aberdeen

Management - Operations
Ref: 657 Date Posted: Monday 03 Jul 2017

G1 Group owns over 40 venues throughout Scotland, ranging from restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas and hotels, together with a portfolio of unlicensed properties. With venues in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth and St Andrews, G1 Group continues to be the number one independent leisure operator in Scotland. The success and development of our team is equally as important as the success of our business and as a result we have been awarded the prestigious IIP Gold Champion Status

The Palm Court Hotel is one of Aberdeen’s most established and thriving hotels.It features The Bothy Restaurant, the Whisky Bar, a custom built Wedding Ceremony Room; three further meeting, event and function rooms, as well as 23 stylishly designed contemporary bedrooms

We are looking for a friendly, motivated, creative, and outgoing individual who can drive corporate and leisure sales.  We would require the individual to proactively seek new sales leads as well as retaining existing clients. Candidates must be organized and to be able to work independently and within a team.

Key aspects of the role include events organization, booking events, diary management, issuing contracts, attention to detail, good customer service skills and the ability to up sell. Additionally you will have responsibility in ensuring events diary is kept up-to-date and respond to enquiries in a timely manner with correct information and that this is communicated out to the events team.

You will also be required to complete office administration tasks such as: maintaining filing system, processing mail, dispatching brochures and other literature to new enquiries.

Applicants need to have the ability to multi-task; be diplomatic and patient, presentable, enthusiastic and hardworking and work well within a team. Previous events experience is a must and a working knowledge of social media is desirable.

Hours of work will be varied and require flexibility as you will be required to include nights and weekends, to meet the demands of the business.

Excellent career development opportunities are available for the right candidate.