Marriott Sales Manager in Netherlands, Netherlands

Description:

Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury, W turns the traditional notion of the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a life less ordinary that drives them to demand more, experience it all, and hit repeat.

We share our guests passions, providing insider access to what s new and what s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for life demands more, not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you re ready to create the energetic W scene that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world, then we invite you to explore a career with W Hotels.

Qualifications

Take your career to the next level as Sales Manager MICE at W Amsterdam where design, music and fashion connect to our guests and create an extraordinary dynamic for the city of canals.

Split across two unique buildings, a former Telephone Exchange building and a Bank, W Amsterdam is an intriguing design mix of heritage and contemporary where nights never end and the pulse is set high with a full calendar of exclusive W Happenings.

A magnificent icon where our guests step inside W Amsterdam and go straight to the top and check in at our rooftop W Lounge. Experience the innovative design and luxury of our 238 stylish guestrooms, including 25 suites, three WOW suites and two lavish Extreme WOW Suites.

Get in on the fun and transform your dreams into reality. Apply now and Deliver Whatever/Whenever to our guests, Connect to the Extraordinary & Surround yourself with what s new/next.

Location

Located near Dam Square, W Amsterdam is right in the heart of the city, just steps from the iconic canal district with its vibrant restaurants, bars and nightlife scene and an easy stroll to the boutiques of the 9 Streets district.

Department

And here s the exciting part - we are looking for a Sales Manager who is passionate about W, passionate about style and innovation.It is critical that the Sales Manager represents the W lifestyle to our guests and customers. They, like the rest of our talent are the soul behind the brand and they bring it to life.

Job description

The Sales Manager MICE reports to the Director of Sales, W Amsterdam.

Together with the Sales team, you will focus on driving Group, Catering & Banquet sales both from a new business perspective as well as from a defined account base across Europe

Proactively uncover new prospects for the Hotel, and maximize conversion of business in line with the Hotels budgetary goals

Prepare, implement and compile data for the strategic sales plan, annual goals, sales and marketing budget, forecasts and other reports as required

Develop rates, group ceilings and deployment strategies through review of competitive data, demand analysis and mix management

Develop action plans for achievement of room night and average rate goals mainly for the MICE/Group segment

Actively participate in sales presentations, property tours and customer meetings

Carry out focused and innovate promotional activity e.g. fam trips, educational site inspections, mailings and incentives

Participate in sales blitzes, trade shows, workshops and sales trips as appropriate with a proper documented follow up

Professionally represent the hotel at community and industry organizations and events

Represent Marriott Hotels worldwide promoting the quality image of the company at every opportunity

Maintain full and accurate knowledge of competitive sets of the Amsterdam luxury hotel market

Participate as team player with other departments and own team to work striving for excellent guest service as a result

Be a leader and role model within the Sales & Events team

Requirements

Experience in a similar position, preferably established MICE network

Valid work permit for the Netherlands

Fluent English written and spoken, knowledge of Dutch and/or other languages is appreciated

Profile

You possess high levels of organizational skills and efficiency and are able to work under pressure. As "Talent" you represent the W lifestyle to our guests. You are the heart inside the brand - you bring it to life. We don't call W employees "Talent" for nothing. Creative. Exciting. Innovative.

W Talent are naturally attracted to the Brand - they "get it". W Talent are as unique as the brand itself, and cultivate the witty, whimsical, cool W environment. We push the envelope, raise the bar, and strive to be the best.

If you are the right candidate, you will be passionate about the W brand. You'll have an upbeat and positive attitude and you are someone who enjoys a challenge. You thrive from working in a high pressure environment, are independent and proactive. You are a team player and enjoy building relationships with colleagues and customers alike. You generally have a work hard/play hard attitude to life and you enjoy having fun at work as well.

This is an exciting role for an existing Sales Manager looking for a role where they can help bring a new hotel to the next level in the luxury Amsterdam scene.

Job: Sales and Marketing

Organization: W Hotels

Location: NLD-Netherlands

Requisition ID: 17001ISK