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Catering and Conventions Executive

Sydney, Australia
Sales and Marketing

Job Description

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Posting Date Jan 10, 2018
Job Number 17001V5J
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location The Westin Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales VIEW ON MAP
Brand Westin Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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About us
The Westin Sydney is an award winning deluxe hotel set in the heart of Sydney's fashion and finance district. Part of the redevelopment of Sydney's historic General Post Office on Martin Place, this luxurious hotel is surrounded by Sydney's most exclusive designer shopping, best restaurants, theatres and nightlife. Uniquely combining Sydney's original General Post Office building with a modern 31-storey tower, the hotel has 416 rooms and suites. The hotels offers impressive event and banquet facilities featuring a highly flexible and sophisticated pillar free hotel ballroom which can accommodate up to 1,000 guests for a seated event, as well as a Victorian style ballroom and eight smaller function spaces.

The Role


We are looking for a collaborative and detail oriented sales person who enjoys both sourcing new business and executing the finer details of the event. You will either have a background in hotel operations or sales and events. Ready to take your career to the next level. The position reports to the Director of Events.

Areas of responsibility include:
  • Look after a portfolio of existing customers ensuring they are rebooked and receive a high level of response and customer service
  • Create new business opportunities through ongoing telemarketing and re-marketing activities
  • Source, Quote, Negotiate and Confirm event business for the hotel
  • Manage the planning for your customer’s event including menu selection, creation of the internal event order, and billing
  • Execute the planning of the Sales Team’s confirmed events
  • Participate in new business blitz including customer sales calls, telemarketing and trade shows
  • Conduct site inspections and showcase the hotel
  • Keep updated with brand programs and promotions in order to create a winning proposal
The Requirements:
  • Our successful candidate has the ability to learn quickly
  • Shows drive and initiative
  • Has attention to detail
  • Presents professionally both in person and in written form.

Please note, the position is Mon-Fri however occasional afterhours work is required to ensure key customer event satisfaction

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