IHG Hungarian Speaking Director of Convention Sales in Budapest, Hungary

Description:

InterContinental Budapest is looking for a

Director of Convention Sales to join the team.

The InterContinental® brand looks for charming, confident, sophisticated and internationally-minded people who know what it takes to exceed guest expectations.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for achieving the budget goal for Banqueting and catering

  • Ongoing control of catering and convention bookings

  • Supervises the Conversion Rate for the Convention and Catering Sales

  • Creating the events and needs journal for Group Sales and Field Sales coordinators

  • Supervises and controls the results of all sales activities achieved from the Director of Sales & Marketing

  • Develops the Annual and monthly Revenue Report

  • Develops the Group Forecast monthly/quarterly/yearly

  • Supporting the Director of Sales & Marketing in field research of new locations, customer relations to contact persons of these locations, regular update of the actual location listing

  • Develops business strategies for Convention and Banqueting department

  • Produces, implements and monitors action plans to ensure Revenue Plan and forecast objectives are achieved

  • Analyses current and potential markets/trends, coordinates all activities to maintain and increase revenue through added business volume and increased rate

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • University/College degree in economics preferably in tourism and hospitality

  • 5 years related experience in sales at a conference hotel.

  • Fluent written and oral language skills in Hungarian and English

  • Ability to work in team and independently

  • Able to work under stress

  • Excellent communication and guest/client handling capabilities

  • Positive attitude

  • Goal oriented personality

What we offer:

In return

we’ll give you a competitive benefits package, hotel discounts worldwide and

opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career. You’ll join a team

passionate about delivering memorable experiences that make our guests feel

special, making InterContinental Budapest a great place to work.

Job: Sales & Business Development

Location: Hungary-Budapest

Requisition ID: BUD000102