Sales Executive

  • Job Reference: CAM1482
  • Date Posted: 5 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Cameron House
  • Location: Cameron House, Loch Lomond
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £21,000 gross per annum plus excellent company benefits
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

WELCOME TO A FIVE-STAR OPPORTUNITY

We have a unique opportunity for a Sales Executive to join our team ahead of our ballroom and bedroom extension this year. 

Magnificent and uniquely inspirational. Cameron House, a 5 star resort nestled on the world-famous bonnie banks of Loch Lomond has reopened following a multi-million pound restoration. Located where the Scottish Highlands meet the Lowlands, the 17th century Baronial estate where Cameron House resides is rich in character and history. With an award-winning Spa with rooftop infinity pool, an 18-hole championship golf course, an extensive array of resort activities, and a choice of six restaurants and five bars that will cater to everyone.

The iconic lochside setting is impressive in its grandeur, celebrated and treasured. Set within 400 acres of beautiful Scottish countryside, adventure is on your doorstep, with Loch Lomond providing the perfect location for water sports and land activities, including speedboat tours, paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking, 4X4 off-road driving, falconry and more.

Add all the above together, and we have something very special, all that's missing could be you.

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Sales as a reactive Sales Executive you will be part of a fun, highly driven Sales and Events team and will work in partnership with your proactive sales colleagues and event planning team.

As a reactive Sales Executive in a busy department within the Resort your primary focus will be to respond to and ultimately secure group, meeting and events sales business received from multiple channels in line with both individual and departmental targets whilst delivering exceptional customer service to all clients at all times and developing new business relationships.

Examples of some key duties:

Respond with accurate proposals and quotations to group, conference and event enquiries received via all channels, and leads from reactive sales team and walk-ins
Identify guest needs and provide solutions to match them and design creative group schedules aimed at converting the enquiry into actual business.
On property site inspections.
Presentations to clients in person, webinars and over the phone if required.
Organising and hosting FAM trips
Attending exhibitions, trade shows, and networking events
Delivery of revenue conversion targets through identifying new opportunities and relationship building.
Maximising occupancy, revenue and profitability of accommodation and function space and upselling opportunities
Participate in sales blitz's with targeted goals.
Maintaining client accounts and booking processes.
Reporting on critical issues relating to any upcoming events and anticipated variances to forecasted revenues.
Taking part in all necessary meetings, briefings and project work and providing support when necessary.
Managing 3rd party supplier partnerships to ensure client satisfaction for all events/groups.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We recruit people with widely varying personalities from different walks of life and backgrounds. While we don't have a typical' employee, there are some specific qualities or traits we look for.
People who want to achieve great things - your interest in us suggests you have the ambition, drive and determination to meet challenges head on.
People who are naturally friendly - who genuinely care about our guests and the service they receive.
People who will always go beyond what our guests expect from us to make their stay a special and memorable one.
People who show the same level of care for their team, as our guests - It's about supporting our colleagues to be the best they can be and to do the best job they can.
People who will respect and protect the magical place we work in - it's up to all of us to look after our environment and never take it for granted.

TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY YOU WILL ALSO NEED:

A strong background in an Events & Sales role in a similar size and quality of hotel.
Professional, self-motivated, positive and creative, with a passion for sales and events
Strong Interpersonal skills, and a high standard of written and verbal communication.
Proficient in IT packages (specific knowledge of Delphi would be beneficial) and strong administration skills.
Highly effective negotiator

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?


At Cameron House we can offer fully funded, work-based training and development. Everything from apprenticeships, structured work experience in other businesses and supported scholarships through to graduate programmes, specialist craft training, and formal qualifications up to HND and Degree level.

We offer a generous range of employee benefits and, given what we do and where we are, you'll have plenty of opportunity to make the most of our own five-star facilities. Here's what to expect:

Free meals when on duty, in our team cafes
Pension scheme
Refer-a-friend scheme
Birthday lunches and long service awards involving recognition with high street shopping vouchers and overnight stays
Enhanced holidays, rising with long service
Free Leisure Club Membership, with friends and family discounts.
Employee care service, offering lifestyle and wellbeing support and counselling via a confidential helpline
On-site discounts on Cameron House and Cameron Lodges accommodation, 30% off food and beverages, golf membership, spa treatments, Celtic Warrior cruises, outdoor activities and retail products
Supplier and local business discounts
Free parking

And while Cameron House itself offers a huge range of activities across 400 acres of Scottish countryside, there's also the wider Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park on your doorstep - just waiting to be explored in your free time.