Event Sales Executive

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Melbourne Marriott Hotel


Job description

• Permanent full time position
• 38 hours per week
• Salary of 65K + superannuation
• City location, close to public transport

We are looking for a talented and experienced Event Sales Executive to join the Melbourne Marriott team. The Event Sales Executive will report directly with the Executive Assistant Manager- Sales and Marketing.
The primary focus of this position is to close new business opportunities in order to achieve hotel goals. Assists in developing and maintaining goals and key strategies which lead to profitable revenue generation within the business segment. The role of Event Sales Executive has direct accountability for select transactional event and sales activities for existing MICE and catering accounts along with new business lead opportunities. To efficiently and effectively sell the hotel to maximize all revenue opportunities to achieve the events and sales targets and goals of the Melbourne Marriott Hotel.

Successful applicants must have:
- At least 5+ years of relevant previous hospitality experience
- Sales Experience
- Event Experience
- Banquets/ Food and Beverage Experience
- In depth knowledge of the Melbourne Sales market
- Experience with Marriott International programs such as:
o Opera Sales and Catering
o Micros
o CVENT Platform
o SFA Web
o Peoplesoft
o All Office Programs
Preferred qualifications:
- Experience in the sales/ events teams at a Marriott International property.

This job will be fulltime, with normal working hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Please note, this job will sometimes have requirements to work weekends and evenings during busy event seasons.

Applications will close on December 3rd. 

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.


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Job type
Victoria, Australia
Sales & Marketing
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract

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