Events Sales Coordinator – Sofitel Dubai Downtown

at Accor
Published November 18, 2023
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Sales / Marketing / Business Development  
Job Type Full-time  


Company Description

"Why work for Accor?
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Job Description

  • The Events sales coordinator will be the main point of contact for the client and the entire event operation (including banquet, accounting, technical, audio visual, rooms division and kitchen).
  • To communicate effectively with all department within the hotel involved in carrying out the needs of a group / event.
  • To coordinate with other departments the needs of a group / event which will directly affect that department (i.e. amenities, arrival/departure time, deliveries, and special meal requirements).
  • To maintain the policies set forth in the group sales contract (i.e. deposits, cut off dates, attrition, rooming lists, billing instructions).
  • To coordinate the sales efforts between events department and catering to ensure proper utilization of function space to yield maximum revenues.
  • To have an excellent knowledge of hotel facilities, capacities and dimensions of meeting rooms.
  • The ability to negotiate & achieve maximum revenue/profit potential while satisfying client needs.
  • To conduct tours of the property with potential clients.


  • At least 1 year sales experience in conference & events function
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
  • Fluent in English and French languages
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
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