Group, Conference & Events Sales Executive Job Opportunity – Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Organisation: Hilton Hotels
& Resorts
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Job Number: HOT029AK
About Hilton Hotels & Resorts:
Hilton Hotels
& Resorts is an international chain of full service hotels and resorts and
the flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide. The Hilton Hotels brand remains one of
the company’s flagship brands and one of the largest hotel brands in the world.
The company places marketing emphasis on both business travel and leisure
travel with locations in major city centers, near airports, convention centers,
and a number of vacation resorts and leisure-oriented hotels in popular
vacation destinations around the world.
Job Summary:  The Group, Conference & Events Sales Executive
will support the Hilton Hotels and Resorts in maximizing revenue opportunities
in the areas of group reservations, conferences and events by driving sales leads
and increasing conversions. The incumbent will actively interact with Guests
and customers with the intention of earning repeat and expanded business.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Receive and convert incoming enquiries to achieve
targets and maximize revenue
·        
The job holder seeks opportunities to increase sales
and conversions within the Team
·        
Manage an events schedule to maximise yield
·        
Focus on a consistently executed up-selling approach
·        
Build and maintain strong working relationships with
customers to fully understand their needs
·        
Arrange and carry out Hotel show rounds
·        
Ensure the complete administration and execution of
all planned events
·        
Actively participate in hotel promotional activities
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Hilton Hotels &
Resorts Group, Conference & Events Sales Executive vacancy should a hold a degree,
or certification in a relevant field
·        
Working knowledge of the hotel property management
systems is an added advantage
·        
Demonstrated previous experience working in the
Conference & Events function is desired
·        
Excellent organisational and administration skills
·        
Positive attitude
·        
Excellent communication skills
·        
Strong commitment to delivering a high level of
customer service
·        
Good telephone etiquette
·        
High level of IT skills
·        
Excellent grooming standards
·        
Demonstrated previous experience working in a Sales
environment
Job Benefits: Your benefits
will include a competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement. As an
employee you will become a member of The Hilton Club which provides reduced
hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and
services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. We look forward to
explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from
a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading hotel and
resort brands, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, should apply online by clicking on
the web link below.

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