IHG Mgr Sr Sales (191695) - InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia

Description:

Do you see yourself as a Business Travel Sales Manager ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. This role is responsible for overseeing and implementing all sales activities for a specific area.

InterContinental Buckhead is one of Atlanta’s established Mobil Four Star luxury properties located in the heart of the prestigious Buckhead neighborhood. InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta is a stately and sophisticated hotel that offers premier travel experience with 422 guest rooms, 31,000 square feet of flexible event space including our lavish ballrooms which can host up to 850 guests for a seated dinner and 1500 for a convention, conference or reception. Enjoy local southern-inspired cuisine at Southern Art restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner inspired by our acclaimed celebrity chef restaurateur and cookbook author Art Smith. Meet friends and colleagues at Bourbon Bar and sip your way through our 70 hand selected craft bourbons. Or treat yourself in our full service spa featuring multiple massage rooms, saltwater pool, fitness center, and an extended menu of treatments that pamper and indulge you.

In this role you will sell hotel room nights through direct client contact; Implement hotel-level tactical sales plans as assigned and produce monthly reports and sales forecasts for assigned area of responsibility. You will develop and maintain good relationships with officials and representatives of local community groups and companies, and attend out-of-town conventions and trade shows, to promote new business and increase sales for the hotel. You will actively participate in forecasting and goal setting and in the annual budget process, and development of sales and marketing plans. Solicit accounts that provide individual transient business that ensures maximization of revenue in order to achieve and/or exceed revenue goals. Participate in daily business review. Develop and maintain knowledge of market trends, competition & customers.

Qualifications

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field. A minimum of 2 years of hotel sales experience for luxury/first class hotel. Experience with transient & group travel hotel sales operations. Experience with development of key marketing plan for the travel industry segment. Experience working with the development and management of yearly travel schedule & budget. You must be able to travel to attend workshops, trade shows, conventions, etc. and may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans

Job: Hotel General Management

Location: GA-Atlanta

Requisition ID: R130891