Banquet Sales Representative

Accor-Pannonia Slovakia s.r.o. - Mercure Bratislava Centrum

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
by agreement
Salary offered (gross)
to be specified during interview process

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Be a member of our team in one of the most unique Mercure hotels. We are currently recruiting for a position of a BANQUET SALES REPRESENTATIVE to join our new team.

Do you have proven sales talent with a passion for conference and catering? Then this is the ideal next step for your career. You will be responsible for the development, promotion and sale of conference and incentive business:
- build relationships with prospective clients and maintain established relationships, maximising business from both
- conduct site inspections
- prepare quotes based on client needs
- liaise with Reservations, Sales, the Chef as well as Conference and Catering Operations to ensure that the event goes smoothly
- follow up with the client to seek feedback on their experience
- ensure client database is regularly updated
- candidate should have a "can do" attitude and be able to develop and maintain a high level of communication with all sources of business.
- the role reports to the Sales Manager.

To be successful in this role you will:
- Have a dedication to excelling in customer service
- Have a desire to achieve results
- Previous experience within a Sales/Conference & Events environment
- Have flexibility in working shifts and occasional weekends

This role would suit a fluent and accurate communicator with a keen eye for detail and a methodical approach to work. The candidate is fully computer literate, solution oriented, extremely well organised, ability to prioritise is a must, able to work under pressure and fluent in English.

Employee perks, benefits

In order to deliver an excellent service to our customers, we train, coach and develop our employees.

This position gives you:
- Exceptional team and working environment
- Global career development opportunities

Information about the selection process

If you are interested in this position and fulfill the specified requirements, please send your CV in English and Slovak together with your picture to

Please note that only the selected candidates will be contacted.

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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Administrative and economic skills

Business correspondence - advanced

Computer skills - user

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced
Microsoft Outlook - advanced

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

Spotlight on personality:

- Guest-oriented and service minded
- Good interpersonal skills
- Sales oriented
- Ability to listen and anticipate
- Diplomacy and self-control
- Well organised
- Attention to detail and quality
- Flexibility and Responsiveness
- Listening and communication skills
- Thorough and well organised
- Physical resilience
- Dynamic with positive attitude
- Ability to lead and motivate a team

English knowledge is essential, other languages are advantage.
Working knowledge of Fidelio/Opera is an advantage.
- Ability to work to deadlines
- Excellent telephone manner


Brief description of the company

With over 750 hotels in 49 different countries, the largest of all the AccorHotels Hospitality brands, the Mercure and Ibis brands are recognised worldwide. Each of our hotels is furnished and designed with the utmost respect for its own unique style, local flavour and individual flair. Ibis hotel is located right in the Old Town Centre, at Zamocka Street and Mercure hotel is located in the city centre within 10 minutes walk from the Bratislava castle and the downtown pedestrian shopping area, close to the Central train station. The location on Zabotova Street provides easy access to the cultural and commercial parts of the city. The overall design of the first Mercure hotel in the capital of Slovakia stimulates your senses and offers a cosmopolitan experience. It is an ideal choice for business and leisure.
Our employees are passionate about their business and enjoy sharing and displaying knowledge with their guests, making people feel special, welcome and getting details right all with a simple sophistication.

Number of employees

50-99 employees

Company address

Accor-Pannonia Slovakia, s.r.o.
Hotel Mercure Bratislava Centrum, Žabotova 2
811 04 Bratislava
ID: 1137050   Dátum zverejnenia: 23.9.2016