Careers at the Elvetham

CAREERS AT THE ELVETHAM

We're always on the look out for talented, enthusiastic, dedicated individuals who care passionately about helping our guests pull off incredible events, meetings, and weddings without a hitch. See a position below you think you'd be perfect for? We want to hear from you! Just drop us an email with your CV and covering letter to enq@elvethamhotel.co.uk or call us on 01252 844871.

 

Current Vacancies

  • Business Development Manager

    The Elvetham, Hampshire is an elegant 4-star hotel in Hartley Wintney. We are looking for a Business Development Manager to join the team.

    With 72 bedrooms, 20 meeting and syndicate rooms, a private dining restaurant, other private dining rooms and 35 acres of beautiful grounds, we provide a secluded, inspirational backdrop for any business event.

    Job Purpose

    Support the meetings and events function in the delivery of new business opportunities, understanding market and competitor performance and qualifying future business potential from existing accounts. This is a new business and lead generation role working to clearly defined targets.

    The period of growth will be challenging and varied, and the job holder will need to be flexible, analytical, confident in decision making, negotiation and developing strong client partnerships. Researching and analysing market demand and company performance.

    Principle accountabilities

    1. Working with supporting databases, bringing in new business through proactive sales calls and visits.
    2. Knocking on doors in the local market area to discover new prospects.
    3. Working to clear guidelines and targets, source new business for the venue ensuring the delivery of budgeted occupancy and revenue.
    4. Responsible for converting leads from the events office, with clear communication to the team in respect of a successful result.
    5. In collaboration with the marketing team, you will research further potential business opportunities and action key activities to support the delivery of occupancy and revenue.
    6. Complete rate loading, account performance and statistical reports in line with the sales strategy plan.
    7. Comply with the company standards for data entry into the Rezlynx system.
    8. Attend industry events to gather market intelligence, to represent the business and build on network and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends

    Key working relationships

    • Events Manager
    • Corporate Sales/Events team members
    • Marketing office
    • Stakeholders in client organisations
    • Corporate booking agents

    Knowledge skills and experience

    • Experience of working within sales for more than two years
    • Strong telephone negotiation skills
    • Target driven and sales focused
    • Intuitive and confident decision maker
    • Knowledge of the meetings and events sector within the hotel industry, local corporate knowledge
    • High attention to detail, flexibility and the ability to work under pressure to meet targets

    Must have a car, full driving license and be eligible to drive in the UK. Background checks will be completed as well as references required.

    Salary Plus generous performance bonus.

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your CV and covering letter to Linda Taylor at l.taylor@elvethamhotel.co.uk

  • Night Manager

    The Elvetham, Hampshire is an elegant 4-star hotel in Hartley Wintney. We are looking for a Business Development Manager to join the team.

    With 72 bedrooms, 20 meeting and syndicate rooms, a private dining restaurant, other private dining rooms and 35 acres of beautiful grounds, we provide a secluded, inspirational backdrop for any business event.

    Night Manager, 4 nights on 4 nights off rolling rota

    Working with the night Porter to provide guest service and security throughout the night shift.

    You will be based at reception using the Reslynx PMS system and your duties will include, checking guests in, making reservations, processing payments and the night audit.

    You will also need to supervise the night porter to ensure all duties are carried out in a thorough and timely manner.

    Applicants need to have excellent spoken and written English and have exceptional customer service skills.

    Must be smart and well presented.

    Previous Hotel reception or Night manager experience preferred.

    Applicants must be over 18 to work nights .

    You must be able to travel to RG27 8AS

     

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your CV and covering letter to Linda Taylor at l.taylor@elvethamhotel.co.uk