Group, Meetings, and Events Sales Executive - Amsterdam

Hilton Amsterdam Amsterdam

  • Fulltime
  • 0 - 1 jaar ervaring
  • Taal: EN
  • Operationeel
  • Banquet sales / Banqueting
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Join the classic and iconic Hilton Amsterdam!

Hilton Amsterdam is a renowned property with 271 hotel rooms, 22 banquet rooms, authentic Italian restaurant and a nautical style bar at a unique location. Famous for John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1969 ‘bed-in for peace' and Hilton's first hotel in the Netherlands. The iconic hotel is built on the baseline of Plan Zuid, a district designed by prominent architect Berlage, which highlights the Amsterdam School of architecture and contains boutiques, designer shops and couture houses.

With our Team Members we have one goal to achieve: exceed our guest expectations and improve our outstanding service and high-quality product on a daily basis. Together with our historical background it makes us ‘alive with originality’!

What will I be doing?

As Group, Meetings, and Events Sales Executive, you will maximise revenue opportunities in the areas of group reservations, conferences and events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions. The GM&E Sales Executive will interact frequently with Guests and customers with the intention of earning repeat and expanded business.

Specifically, a Group, Meetings, and Events Sales Executive will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Receive and convert incoming enquiries to achieve targets and maximize revenue, following the hotel commercial strategy
  • Manage an events’ schedule to maximise yield
  • Consistently focus on finding win-win solutions with clients and keep an up-selling approach
  • Build strong relationships with customers to fully understand their needs
  • Seek proactive opportunities to increase sales and sales conversion
  • Arrange and carry out WOW Hotel show rounds
  • Participate in hotel promotional activities


What are we looking for?

A Group, Meetings, and Events Sales Executive serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members.

To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Good organisational and administration skills
  • Good listening skills and ability to negotiate
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Confident telephone manner
  • High level of IT skills
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Demonstrated previous experience working in a Sales environment

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Knowledge of a hotel property management system
  • Demonstrated previous experience working in a Conference and Events department
  • Qualification, degree, or certification in a relevant field


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 travelers 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!

What can you expect from us?

Besides being listed as a Great Place to Work in the Large & Multinational workplaces we offer you the following:

  • Sales incentive scheme based on performance
  • Intensive training period and a personal development program
  • Internal transfer and promotion possibilities
  • Employee discount on Hilton Worldwide hotel rooms via our international Hilton travel program
  • Employee discount of 50% on Food & Beverage at Hilton Worldwide hotels
  • Travel allowance
  • Annual team outings, staff party and quarterly team member forums

Have we sparked your interest? Don’t hesitate, apply now and become part of the Hilton family!

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