Jackie Brown has worked both in hotels and head offices of the major hotel groups, including Mount Charlotte Hotels, Hilton UK & Ireland, Ramada Jarvis and glh. A commercially minded sales professional, who enjoys working with hotels.
At Hilton, she spent 13 years, initially as a Revenue Manager and Sales Manager in two of their properties before moving to head office as Revenue Training Manager for Hilton UK and Ireland. She was then promoted to Director of Conference & Events for Hilton UK & Ireland, where she was responsible for commercialising, reviewing and developing the implementation of Conference & Events sales, pricing, systems and work processes across the UK & Ireland.
She was then appointed Director of Business Development for the 794 bedroom, 4 star, Hilton Birmingham Metropole at the NEC, where she was responsible for the commercial department, which included Field Sales, Meetings & Events, Revenue Management, Reservations and Marketing, with a team of 50 staff.
She later joined Ramada Jarvis as Director of Business Sales, responsible for the overall account management of Corporate accounts, Travel Management Companies, Hotel Booking Agencies and Conference Agencies.
Prior to joining The Hotel Partnership, she was Director of Meetings & Events for glh (Guoman & Thistle Hotels), and accountable for the commercial strategy of Meetings & Events revenue generated across their London and provincial hotels.