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Sales & Events Manager - The Scotsman Hotel & The Grand Cafe - Edinburgh

Management - Operations
Ref: 1727 Date Posted: Monday 03 Sep 2018
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About Us

G1 Group owns over 50 venues throughout Scotland, ranging from restaurants, bars, clubs, cinemas, casinos and hotels. 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 Role

As Sales and Events Manager, you will be responsible for running the Sales & Events procedures across the venues coordinating a diverse range of events, Sales & Marketing activity across individually branded venues along with any key events.

We are currently looking for a skilled Sales and Events Manager to be in Edinburgh with the responsibility for 2 of our largest venues:  The Scotsman Hotel and The Grand Cafe.  

Responsibilities to include -

  • Leading and Managing all sales and events for the Hotel and Brasserie while creating a culture of sales across the venues
  • Developing new business opportunities
  • Promoting multiple aspects of the venue
  • Creating Sales Packages to maximise revenue
  • Conducting research to identify new markets
  • Building & maintaining strong relationships with the General Manager to improve productivity, effectiveness, and the customer experience
  • Holding meetings and conducting show rounds of the venues with potential clients
  • Working to meet targets while maintaining high standards and driving high levels of productivity
  • To assist the wider sales team in converting provisional bookings
  • Represent and promote the Hotel and Brasserie at networking events
  • Manage accounts for new and existing clients
  • Manage the social media strategy

 

The Person

  • Must be an enthusiastic, dedicated and hardworking individual
  • Have proactive selling experience within the hospitality sector
  • Have strong IT and administrative skills
  • Have entrepreneurial flair and a talent for seeing a sales opportunity where others cannot
  • Have experience in running and managing a broad portfolio of events
  • Have a methodical and meticulous approach to their work
  • Be a great communicator with a passion for what they do
  • Be confident in people management with experience of leading a team
  • Have a proven track record in a Sales & Marketing role
  • Experience working within a hotel and food & beverage environment is desirable.

 

In return for the above, we can offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme, generous company benefits and industry leading training and development opportunities.  

If this is the Sales and Events Manager role for you please apply now and a member of our team will be in touch.