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Market Account Executive - Brussels

Posted on Mar 17, 2019 by Renaissance Brussels Hotel

Brussel, Brussel Belgium
Accountancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

You were always one of those curious kids who opened every cabinet, peeked behind every door, and never ceased to ask "why" when given an explanation. Today, you bring your personal style to every experience. You live life to discover. You are passionate about your neighborhood, always looking to explore the places one wouldn't find in a travel guide. If this sounds like you, you're in the right place. You've got authentic style, natural curiosity and a warm way with people. Renaissance is not just a place to spend the night, it's a place to discover, a place in the world with style like yours. That's why we're not just looking for anyone. We're looking for someone like you.


Job Summary
The Market Account Executive Sales is responsible for managing the relationships of assigned accounts located in their market with an account portfolio distributed by company segment of activity including local and international companies.

The primary intent is to drive room night sales s well as group and catering sales.

The Market Account Executive reports to the Director of Sales and Marketing and is responsible for managing existing accounts and developing new accounts.

Job specific tasks

Working within the Market Sales Team for 4 hotels: Renaissance Brussels, Marriott Brussels Grand Place, Courtyard by Marriott Brussels and Marriott Executive Apartments, The Market Account Executive Sales is part of a team with overall responsibility for achieving and exceeding the hotels corporate transient and corporate group and catering revenue goals.

Overall, the position is accountable for the following:

  • Ensure a constant sales activity plan including sales calls, visits and re-solicitation to support Special corporate performance
  • Management of existing corporate accounts ensuring that all contacts involved in the buying and reservation process are aware of our hotels

  • Implementation of regular account reviews to benchmark production against expectations

  • Liaising closely with the Director of Sales and Director of Revenue to ensure correct pricing of corporate accounts

  • Yearly corporate pricing review and renegotiation of all contracted corporate accounts

  • Participation in in-house cocktails and occasional lobby presence to update account intelligence and develop new contacts

  • Review of competitor hotel production and development of strategies to increase corporate account production from competitor hotels using Hotelligence 360 tool

  • Understand the overall market - competitors' strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc. and know how to sell against them.

  • Close the best opportunities for the hotels based on market conditions and hotel needs.

  • Develop a close working relationship with operations to ensure execution of strategies at the hotel level.

  • Execute exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.

  • Serve the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their expectations, while building a relationship and loyalty to Marriott International.

  • Perform other duties, as assigned, to meet business needs.

Requirements

  • At least two years of experience in the Hospitality industry in a Sales position and a good knowledge of the Brussels Market
  • English and French are a must, Dutch is a plus
  • Flexible, friendly, costumer focus
  • Valid working permit for Belgium is mandatory. We cannot provide any visas or working permits, therefore the eligible candidate will have to demonstrate his rights to work in Belgium.

Offer

We offer a competitive salary package including company car, company phone, eco cheques, meals at the cafeteria, access to the fitness center.

Many opportunities for development, training and well being initiatives in a friendly work atmosphere.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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Reference: 672619276

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