Hilton: Group Conference and Events Sales Agent

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9 Jun, 2014

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Hotel Jobs in South Africa

A Group, Conference & Events (GC&E) Sales Agent with Hilton Hotels and Resorts will maximise revenue opportunities in the areas of group reservations, conferences and events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Brand?

One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. The brand continues to be the innovative, forward-thinking global leader of hospitality. With products and services that meet the needs of tomorrow’s savvy global travelers, we shape experiences in which every Guest feels cared for, valued, and respected.

If you understand the importance of upholding a brandメs reputation and value the effort it takes to provide a globally recognized hospitality experience, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. Because itメs with Hilton Hotels & Resorts where we promise an exceptional Guest experience every time.

What will I be doing?

As GC&E Sales Agent, you will maximise revenue opportunities in the areas of group reservations, conferences and events by driving sales leads and increasing conversions. The GC&E Sales Agent will interact frequently with Guests and customers with the intention of earning repeat and expanded business. Specifically, a GC&E Sales Agent will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Receive and convert incoming enquiries to achieve targets and maximize revenue
  • Seek opportunities to increase sales and conversions within the Team
  • Manage an events schedule to maximise yield
  • Focus on a consistently executed up-selling approach
  • Build strong relationships with customers to fully understand their needs
  • Arrange and carry out Hotel show rounds
  • Ensure the complete administration and execution of all planned events
  • Participate in hotel promotional activities

What are we looking for?

A GC&E Sales Agent serving Hilton Worldwide Brand hotels and vacations are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:

  • Good organisational and administration skills
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Confident telephone manner
  • High level of IT skills
  • Excellent grooming standards

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Demonstrated previous experience working in the Conference & Events function
  • Knowledge of the hotel property management systems
  • Qualification, degree, or certification in a relevant field



What benefits will I receive?

Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement. As an employee you will become a member of the The Hilton Club which provides reduced hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide.which provides reduced hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide.

Job ID: BUS0129R

Location Name: Hilton Durban

Location Address: 12-14 Walnut Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Full/Part Time: Full-time

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