Senior Events Manager

Delta Hotels by Marriott



We are currently recruiting for a Senior Events Manager to lead the team at the Delta Hotels By Marriott Breadsall Priory Hotel and Country Club.

The Role:

As Senior Events Manager, you will be responsible for incoming enquiries from conversion through to transition to the operations team for event execution and then back to sales. There will be a particular focus on incoming enquiries that are more complex, have higher numbers of guests and that are of a certain revenue value such as VIP events & groups, large city events, sporting events and awards dinners to name a few.

There is no better time to join the team as the Hotel has recently rebranded to Delta Hotels by Marriott and is currently undergoing a multimillion-pound refurbishment so now is the perfect time to share this exciting news in the market and capture new opportunities.

You will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Oversee co-ordination, communication and completing verbally and in writing with the customer, the Event Executive and Sales Executive the details of an event up to the day of event execution.
  • Ensures that all banquet event orders are completed for the hotel operations team, host weekly operations meeting to share information and answer questions.
  • Supports the marketing communications for conference, meetings & events including weddings & Christmas.
  • Share feedback from customers with relevant teams and create actions plans to eliminate issues going forward.
  • Work with Sales and Revenue Management to agree sales strategies for event space.
  • Assist Hotel Sales Leader to drive the team with closing days, demand generation weeks and other sales initiatives.
  • Identifies and communicates revenue and profit opportunities with leadership team.
  • Correct use of systems and sales process to ensure booking integrity, consistency & accuracy.
  • Implements Event Management strategy and
  • Train, develop and coach team members to support in developing the next Senior Event Manager
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships within the whole hotel.
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation.

Our Ideal Candidate:

Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record in a similar role within a hotel environment. Experience in coaching and developing team members, driving sales and delivering financial results.

You will have a warm people orientated demeanour, a gift for paying attention to the smallest details and a positive outlook and outgoing personality.

Perks you deserve:

We’ll support you in and out of the workplace by offering:

  • Complimentary Leisure Club Membership because your wellbeing is important.
  • Discounted Golf Rates
  • Tasty and Varied Meals in our Associate Dinning Facility
  • Complimentary dry-cleaning service
  • Enrolment in Perks at Work – Access to unlimited deals from retailers to restaurants, cinema’s and more
  • Discounted Hotel Accommodation Worldwide for you and your Friends & Family
  • 20% F&B Discount, 30% Retail Discount & 20% Spa Discount in Marriott Hotels Worldwide
  • 23 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays increasing with service.
  • Annual Performance Related Pay Review
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Pension & Life Assurance
  • Access to our Take Care Emotional Wellbeing Resources & Associate Assistance Service
  • Comprehensive Training and Development program
  • Company Pension scheme, we match your contributions up to 6%
  • Private Medical Cover

This role offers a competitive salary as well as an annual bonus plan allowing you to earn up to 20% of your salary.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability, age and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

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