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Groups & Events Executive

The Hoxton, Brussels | Square Victoria Régina 1, 1210 Brussels, Belgium

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Company Description

The Hoxton, Brussels is our first hotel in Belgium, occupying a brutalist-style tower building and the former European headquarters of IBM. It features 198 rooms of various sizes, a lofty double-height lobby, a bar, a coffee bar, a Peruvian-inspired restaurant - Cantina Valentina, a rooftop bar – TOPE - that offers stunning views across the city, and The Apartment, our unique meetings & events concept.

Job Description

What you'll do...

  • Develop and implement strategic commercial plans, together with the General Manager & Director of Revenue, to source, drive and grow revenue across all segments, constantly monitoring results and adjusting strategies and activities to make sure objectives and targets are being met
  • Manage and lead the sales team from recruitment and induction through to team development, encouraging a highly proactive and high performing environment that ultimately allows the team to deliver on objectives
  • Ensure close working relationships with Ennismore regional and brand leads for Sales, Revenue and Brand as well as fostering strong working relationships with the wider Accor Global Sales Team
  • Provide local market knowledge that helps us stay ahead of the competition
  • Take ownership for pre-opening sales strategies and the sales critical path
  • Collaborate with key teams (e.g., Hotel Operations, Brand, Revenue, Digital, Graphics & PR) ensuring key information and insights are shared and strong relationships are built to ensure everyone is effectively working together to drive top line revenue and deliver exceptional guest experiences
  • Manage a portfolio of accounts, taking the lead on rate negotiations and account management activities whilst ensuring we maximise our market share

Qualifications

What we're looking for...

  • Individuals. You’re looking for a place where you can be you; no clones in suits here
  • Passion for hospitality – whether that’s a drink, a meal, an event or a bed for the night
  • You’re all about having a positive impact on the people you interact with, leaving them with a memorable experience
  • You’re not precious. We leave our egos at the door and help get things done
  • You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once
  • If we got stuck in a lift together we’d have a good time and share a few laughs
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and has fun along the way

Additional Information

What’s in it for you…

  • Hox Hero and Nifty fifty rewards for going the extra mile and living our values
  • Food on us during your shift
  • Enjoy a free night at The Hoxton and a meal for two when you first start with us
  • Excellent discounts across the global Ennismore family for you and your nearest and dearest (even if you decide to leave us!)
  • Plenty of opportunity to progress and change it up while you’re with us – we’re growing quickly and globally and are part of a diverse family of brands
  • Training to get you settled into your role, learning academies to broaden your skillset and development that helps you think, make and thrive at work
  • Time off to volunteer with one of our partner charities
  • An annual diversity and inclusion calendar of events creating opportunities for you to learn, celebrate and make a positive impact
  • Regular team get togethers, from our High Fives to our (pretty special!) team parties – we know how to have a good time!
  • Pay if forward, refer a friend and get a bonus on us
  • Reimbursement of transport costs (80%)
  • Eco Voucher (up to 250€/year)
  • 13th month of salary
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