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Director of Events Booking Center

Brussels, Belgium
Sales and Marketing


Job Description

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Posting Date Mar 27, 2018
Job Number 18000VL3
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region VIEW ON MAP
Brand Renaissance Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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You were always one of those curious kids who opened every cabinet, peeked behind every door, and never ceased to ask "why" when given an explanation. Today, you bring your personal style to every experience. You live life to discover. You are passionate about your neighborhood, always looking to explore the places one wouldn’t find in a travel guide. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place. You’ve got authentic style, natural curiosity and a warm way with people. Renaissance is not just a place to spend the night, it's a place to discover, a place in the world with style like yours. That’s why we’re not just looking for anyone. We’re looking for someone like you.

JOB SUMMARY

 

Reports to the Market Director of Sales and Marketing leading and managing Event Booking Center (EBC) activities and staff on a daily basis; has overall responsibility for achieving EBC sales and revenue goals in rooms and catering, team booking pace goals, guest and associate satisfaction and the financial performance of the unit.  Leads the overall sales effort to achieve financial goals for all participating hotels.  Acts as primary contact for and maintains productive relationships with all stakeholders including hotel GM’s, sales leaders, franchisees, owners and regional team.  Ensures brand integrity is protected for all participating hotels.  Responsible for effective business processes with all sales related channels.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Valid working permit for Belgium is mandatory
  • A minimum of 24 months of relevant sales and marketing experience, preferably in the events booking field.
  • Relevant university or college qualification or degree.
  • Deep knowledge of the Hotel Industry.
  • Fluency in both English and French. Any other language is a plus.
  • The following skills are fundamental in this role
  • Organizational skills – ability to assess the bigger picture and ensure that all processes are implemented
  • Self-starter – the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to motivate themselves and their teams leading by example
  • Commercial acumen – proven ability to make sound commercial decisions and engage with customers to drive favorable outcomes
  • Communicate – the chosen candidate will have the ability to communicate confidently including business presentations
  • Leadership – the successful candidate will have above average leadership skills and demonstrate the ability to motivate others

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

  • Developing & Executing Sales Strategies
  • Maximizing Revenue
  • Managing Sales Activities
  • Analyzing & Reporting on Sales and Financial Data
  • Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service
  • Building Successful Relationships
  • Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities
 
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