De Vere Theobalds Estate
An elegant and historic Georgian country mansion in Hertfordshire seamlessly combined with modern conference facilities provides the perfect place for your next career move. Located in 55 acres of parkland and only 10 miles from London, the impressive 140 bedroomed property that boasts 29 meetings rooms, a bar and a restaurant, this hotel really has a wide variety of opportunities within all departments.
What is the main purpose of the role?
As our Director of Sales, you will take responsibility for the achievement of the revenue target for the property by creating and implementing a cohesive and proactive Sales & Marketing plan. As a key member of the property’s Senior Management team, you will play an active role in the development of the hotel’s business plan, focussing on building long term, profitable client relationships to enable revenue growth and retention.
Acting as the Sales Ambassador, we are looking for someone to develop a thriving sales culture in the property by demonstrating your own flair and passion, while encouraging and developing your team to do the same.
The Ideal Candidate
Our perfect Director of Sales will be naturally confident, highly driven and have a focused and ambitious nature. You will have a proven track record of developing and winning new MICE business and significantly growing existing customers, and a strong understanding of the UK market, particularly the meeting and conferencing market, are also a necessity
The ideal candidate will also previously have worked within the hotel/hospitality sector and it is desirable that you have an understanding of Opera and Sales Force, and that you are familiar with the local M&E agency sector