Sandman Hotel Group
  • 27-Mar-2023 to 26-Oct-2023 (PST)
  • Portmarnock, IRL
  • Full Time

Tucked away in a quiet corner of 'The Velvet Strand', one of Ireland's most stunning stretches of uninterrupted coastline - the historic Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links, once the family home of the Jameson Dynasty awaits.

With an award-winning Links Golf Course, and Spa and the historic Jameson Bar, Portmarnock Hotel & Golf Links is the perfect coastal retreat.

We now have an excellent opportunity for a professional Meetings and Events Manager to join our Sales team. Reporting to the Director of Sales, you will be responsible for the coordination of conference and banqueting events and the effective detailed communication of these events to the operations team.

We believe that by taking care of our team members, we create a positive atmosphere that benefits both our team members and guests. We want you to love coming to work and also find that working with Northland has a positive influence on your life outside of work.


  • 20 days holiday per annum
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free Parking whilst on shift
  • Free Meal on Duty
  • Gym Access
  • Free Golf
  • Rewards and recognition
  • Growth opportunities
  • Dedicated Training Programme
  • Employee & Immediate Family Assistance Programme
  • Referral Bonus starting at £250


  • Team, Friends and Family Hotel rates
  • Up to 40% of food discounts
  • ½ price lift tickets at Grouse Mountain and Revelstoke Mountain Resort
  • Dallas Stars NHL Game discounts


  • X3 complimentary nights stays to use in the UK, Ireland or North America

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Liaise with clients to oversee the development, coordination and delivery conferences, meetings and private events.
  • To produce detailed function sheets for each event and to send out in a timely fashion - to then work in collaboration with our operations team to ensure the delivery of the event exceeds our client's expectations
  • To communicate, maintain and develop new and existing client relationships
  • Manage operational and administrative functions to ensure specific projects are delivered efficiently
  • Ensuring excellent customer service at all times
  • To work as part of the sales team; to contribute to and assist senior management in promoting hotel goals
  • Ensure there is effective communication of all events to all hotel departments
  • Liase closely with the operations team including working alongside C&B Manager, F&B Outlet Manager and Executive Head Chef during Weddings and Events.
  • To promote sell-up opportunity, up-sell of F&B outlets as appropriate

Ideal candidate:

  • Experience in a similar role is required
  • Knowledge of Opera V5/Opera Cloud or a similar system is required
  • Passion, energy, enthusiasm
  • Have a real understanding of a hotel events department
  • The ability to work effectively whilst prioritising multiple tasks
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills with excellent spoken & written English
  • Previous 4/5* hotel experience
  • Have a structured and organized approach to work planning


Submission of resume does not guarantee an interview or an actual transfer. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, provided they meet the minimal requirements of the applicable skills required.

You must be legally entitled to work in Ireland to apply.

**Applications will not be accepted via email or in person.

**We thank all applicants for their interest in Career opportunities with The Sandman Hotel Group, however, only those applicants we wish to interview will receive a reply to their application.**


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