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Group Meetings & Events Manager the Netherlands (m/f/d)

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
Group, Meeting & EventsSircle Collection Amsterdam

Job description

You are the ‘ambassador’ of our unique lifestyle collection of hotels. On a spirited, motivational and energetic manner, you sell and promote the divers’ brands that Sircle Collection has to offer. You are a true leader with initiative and help the team to the next level in terms of commercial skills. Of course, you increase revenues for your segments for all our hotels.


You supervise, manage and lead our Group Meeting & Event team (6 FTE and 1 trainee) who are responsible for all group room only and meetings & events bookings for all our properties located in The Netherlands. In this role, you will report to our Group Director of Sales and strongly work together with the Individual Reservations Manager and the Revenue team. You will be working from our Headquarters located in vibrant Amsterdam; your team is located here as well.


About you

Your sales leadership is beyond doubt and you make yourself heard, show initiative, you are flexible, a great listener and being able to carry an international team. We are looking for an assertive colleague with flair who cannot wait to give the commercial activities of the department a boost. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to work towards deadlines and being able to oversee the department and all tasks.


Responsibilities

Leadership:

  • Guiding and training your team
  • Problem solving
  • Taking decisions
  • Cross departmental communication

Commercial:

  • You are an energetic doer, diplomat and negotiator whilst observational, keeping a clear head and keen sense in difficult situations
  • You have affinity with the unique and “high-end” hotel concepts in the lifestyle segment, experience with (inter)national MICE market
  • You have a strong existing network, which will help us taking Sircle Collection to the next level
  • You know the latest trends within the designated market segments and you are able to respond creatively

Analytical:

  • You are strong in Project management, revenue-minded and a (financial) tech-savvy
  • You can read forecasts and take strategic actions based on the numbers
  • Be part of the budget process for all Dutch hotels for the Group and Banqueting segments

Our benefits and fun

  • Primary working conditions (market conform);
  • Fixed rates for all Sircle Collection hotels;
  • A day off to celebrate your birthday;
  • (Annual) In-house experience;
  • 25% discount at the restaurants of The Entourage Group;
  • Paid moving day;
  • Free Bootcamp @ Sir Adam every week;
  • Monthly company drinks and frequent teambuilding events;
  • A great team & leading hotel company.

Job requirements

This is why you are the best candidate

Ideally you have at least 2 years of experience in a leading commercial role in a hotel or centralized office and have a Bachelor degree;

  • You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves: we are a small team, so for the most part it's an all-hands-on-deck environment. Success at Sircle Collection means taking on anything that comes your way with flexibility and enthusiasm;
  • You are result driven, hungry for a challenge and ready to hit the ground running;
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills (in both Dutch and English);
  • Knowledge of Property Management Systems;
  • Experience in direct sales or account management or a banquet sales role is a pre;
  • Experience in selling a group of hotels is a pre.


Our company values

  • We offer genuine service: we believe in the importance of hospitality, and we respect and cherish the communities around us;
  • Creativity is our backbone: every member of our company is creative, and we use that to create customized, one-of-a-kind experiences;
  • We are ambitious: we are always looking for the new, next and different, and we believe in growing ourselves;
  • We are surprising: we are changeable, we don't settle, and we embrace uncertainty.


About Sircle Collection
Sircle Collection is an independent group of creative hospitality brands founded in 2011 by award-winning industry expert Liran Wizman. Over the past 10 years, our Amsterdam-based company has grown to include three hotel brands in 13 locations, three restaurants, a design concept store and three landmarks–all located in some of Europe's most inspiring neighborhoods. Our brands include Sir Hotels, Max Brown Hotels, Park Centraal Hotels, X BANK, Seven North, The Rooftop at Sir Victor, Bar Claes, Miznon, as well as the properties of the W Amsterdam, the Edition Milan and many more. In everything we do, we are focused on creating special and surprising experiences for our guests.


Our application procedure

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Details

  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
Group, Meeting & Events
Sircle Collection Amsterdam

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Sircle Collection is committed to creating and celebrating a diverse and inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will make reasonable adjustments wherever possible for candidates with a disability.

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