Events & Meeting Specialist

AccorHotels

Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 31 Mar 2024

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JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE

Employment: Full Time

Job Description

- The Events sales & meeting specialist will be the main point of contact for the client and the entire event operation (including banquet, accounting, technical, audio visual, rooms division and kitchen).
- To communicate effectively with all department within the hotel involved in carrying out the needs of a group / event.
- To coordinate with other departments the needs of a group / event which will directly affect that department (i.e. amenities, arrival/departure time, deliveries, and special meal requirements).
- To maintain the policies set forth in the group sales contract (i.e. deposits, cut off dates, attrition, rooming lists, billing instructions).
- To coordinate the sales efforts between events department and catering to ensure proper utilization of function space to yield maximum revenues.
- To have an excellent knowledge of hotel facilities, capacities and dimensions of meeting rooms.
- The ability to negotiate & achieve maximum revenue/profit potential while satisfying client needs.
- To conduct tours of the property with potential clients.

REQUIREMENTS

- At least 1 year sales experience in conference & events function
- Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
- Highly responsible & reliable
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
- Fluent in English and French languages
- Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

ABOUT THE COMPANY

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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