Groups & Events Executive
Strategically located in the heart of Singapore’s shopping, dining and entertainment districts and with the City Hall and Esplanade Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train stations and other major transportation nodes at its doorstep, Fairmont Singapore and Swissôtel The Stamford are the gateway to explore Singapore’s landscapes at your convenience. With a total of 2,028 well-appointed guestrooms, both hotels offer a distinct collection of 15 lifestyle and dining choices including Michelin-starred fine dining restaurant JAAN, cutting-edge meeting space at Raffles City Convention Centre and one of Asia’s largest spas, Willow Stream Spa.
This is a Shared Service position and supports both Fairmont Singapore & Swissôtel The Stamford. The Groups & Events Executive will assist and provide support for Groups & Events team in all aspects. This is achieved through the support, coordination, maintenance and/or enhancement of various reports, events, applications, tools and documents that service the hotel sales colleagues.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Sales, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistently offer professional, engaging and friendly service
Qualify general inquiries, respond personally, and directs to appropriate sales person or follow-up on their behalf in a timely manner
Directly support assigned Sales Directors/ Managers by generating proposals, contracts and assisting in the monthly sales reports
Maintain current sales and promotional literature and have a complete knowledge of hotel’s services and facilities
Ensure prompt and courteous service is extended to both internal and external customers
Provide secretarial duties as required and creating and updating clients’ requirement in Opera Sales & Catering
Participate in select sales activities both on and off property
Arrange and participate in site inspections, client functions and familiarization tours as required
Integrate as an effective team player with Sales and all other departments in the hotel as required
Minimum GCE “A” Level / Diploma Holder
Previous experience in group sales is an asset
Self-motivated with excellent time management and multitasking skills
Opera and Property Manager experience preferred
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ABOUT OUR COMPANY
At Fairmont Singapore and Swissôtel The Stamford we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. Your contribution is important to the success of our Company and we are committed to providing an environment that will foster growth and reward your efforts. Our teams around the globe endeavor to provide a safe, attractive and dynamic working environment, which will encourage you to take initiative and demonstrate your best abilities. Together we design career plans and unveil new professional perspectives through our various development programs, and with you playing a part, you will help make your ambitions real. An exciting future awaits!
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Job Level: Management / Supervisory
Shift: Day Job
Closing Date: 01.Jul.2018, 4:59:00 AM
Job Number: VAA01446