We love racing, we love entertaining people, creating memories to share and treasure! We are one of the largest operators of racecourses in the U.K and love working with people that are quick thinking, collaborative and commercial. We encourage each other to think big, challenge the norm and work at pace to deliver exceptional results. If you’re looking to build a successful career built on knowledge, trust and integrity and one that is full of potential then we think you’ll love working here too.

Lingfield Park Resort is part of Arena Racing Company (ARC) and we’re looking for a Group Sales & Golf Societies Executive who will report to the Event Sales Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Make, analyse and ensuring the smooth implementation of reservations for groups for Lingfield Park Resort
  • To be able to analyse each enquiry individually and quoting accordingly in line with the hotel's budgets and calendar of events
  • Manage a group processing system from beginning to end.  This will include diary and chase systems, deposit handling, confirmed and provisional booking releases
  • Collating data on a weekly basis to assist with the 3-month group room forecast, daily forecast and 7-day operational forecast
  • Liaise directly with the Business Development Manager and assist with local corporate account reservations
  • Follow up calls are carried out with the group organiser for feedback and seeking additional new business and any sales leads to be fed back the Event Sales Manager
  • To manage hotel allocations and release unused space as applicable
  • To ensure that all tasks carried out comply with standard operational procedures and hotel legal and environmental policies and procedures

Person Specification
Qualifications

  • GCSEs at grade C/4 or above

Experience

  • Hotel experience is an advantage
  • Proven sales track record

Personality

  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communicator
  • Customer service focused (internal and external)
  • Organisation, influence and leadership skills

In return we can offer you

  • A competitive salary
  • 22 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • A range of racing & leisure benefits including complimentary tickets, offers and discounts at our racecourses and hotels across the Arena Racing Company group.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Closing Date

31-03-2019

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