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Weddings & Events Executive

Cabaret Full Time
Cabaret 40 hours per week
Cabaret £24,000 - £25,000 per annum (experience dependant)

Tips typically over £200 per month (£2,400 per year)

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK.

We are proudly recruiting for an experienced Wedding & Events Executive to join our Sales & Marketing team at Grantley Hall. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiast events professional who is looking to enhance their career in a five-star property setting. You’ll be part of our Sales team building essential relationships with both clients and the rest of Grantley Hall team.

  • Ensure consistent outstanding enquiry handling processes are implemented with every call, email, online enquiry and walk-in
  • Good reactive and proactive sales approach to enquiries, ensuring no sales opportunities are missed
  • Excellent management of all pre and post event communications
  • Ensure the booking systems are used for each enquiry and completed correctly, recording all the details of each event, revenues agreed
  • Take responsibility of all details for bookings, ensuring they are up to date and handed over to the relevant operational departments and to create detailed functions sheets which will support the smooth running of events whilst in-house
  • Support with completion of event enquiries and client emails in the general Events inbox to ensure all enquiries are actioned on a daily basis
  • Conduct quality show-arounds with guests securing key pieces of business for the hotel and creating an excellent rapport with guests
  • To identify areas of upselling opportunity and be proactive in increasing revenue generation for all areas of the business
  • Working with the sales team and the operational team to achieve exceptional service from the beginning to the end of an event booking experience
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Your Benefits
  • 31 days annual leave (including bank holidays) increasing with service
  • Tips – Typically around £200 a month
  • Grantley Gateway - discounts on supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, meals out, local attractions and cash back on online purchases
  • Modern and spacious live-in accommodation for eligible roles
  • Increased maternity and paternity leave with length of service
  • We celebrate success. With a summer party, winter awards ceremony as well team events and incentives. throughout the year we also celebrate training achievements, birthdays, marriages, new babies and length of service awards
  • Complimentary nutritious meal when on duty
  • Free staff parking
  • Team Member of the Month Awards
  • £500 Refer a Friend Award
About You
  • Events sales & co-ordination experience in a hotel or venue is an ESSENTIAL requirement 
  • Attention to detail is key along with strong sales and communication skills 
  • The successful individual will be confident, self-motivated and present a professional persona in all circumstances 
  • The ability to demonstrate a strong customer service ethos and the ability to deliver consistently high levels of service delivery 
  • Knowledge and understanding of conference and event sales techniques would be beneficial 
  • A flexible approach to work is required given the start-up nature of the business