IHG Crowne Meetings Coordinator - Crowne Plaza Christchurch in Christchurch, New Zealand

Description:

At Crowne Plaza ® Hotels & Resorts our goal is to make business travel work. That’s where you come in. When you’re part of the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand you’re more than just a job title.

At Crowne Plaza we look for people who are dynamic, confident and ambitious; people who excel in their role and help our guests succeed too.

Join us as a Crowne Meetings Coordinator - part time in Crowne Plaza Christchurch . You’ll have ambition, talent and obviously, some key skills. Because, for this vital role, we’re looking for someone who is passionate about events to confidently be the single point of contact for clients and coordinate their corporate, sporting or social events from start to finish.

Reporting to the Crowne Meetings Manager, you'll liaise with clients and hotel operational departments to ensure the successful delivery of your events. Using your exceptional relationship, negotiation and event coordination skills, you will manage all aspects including the creation of event orders, invoice and financial management, up-selling and adhering to brand standards. Your strong communication skills will ensure you maintain client relationships, enabling you to deliver events that exceed client expectations and maximise sales opportunities for the hotel.

This role is part time but additional hours may be made up in an operational department for the right candidate.

Qualifications

Ideally, you 'll have qualifications in event management, hospitality or sales, combined with 1-2 years work experience in event/hotel/venue planning or hotel banquet operations. You'll possess excellent written and oral communication skills, along with a strong desire to deliver sales and revenue results, whilst maintaining excellent service standards. You'll seamlessly work across fast-paced operational outlets, whilst adhering to strict deadlines. The role involves working across a rotating roster, including weekend work. Proficiency in MS Office programs is essential, whilst an understanding of the Delphi system is advantageous. Ideally looking for a mid-end July start.

In return for your hard work, you can look forward to a highly competitive salary and benefits package – including hotel discounts worldwide. What’s more, because your career will be as unique as you are, we’ll give you all the tailored support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow.

And because the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand belongs to the IHG ® family of brands, you’ll also benefit from all of the opportunities that come from being part of a successful, global hospitality company with over 5000 hotels in over 100 countries around the world.

So whoever you are, whatever you love doing, bring your passion to Crowne Plaza and IHG and we’ll make sure you’ll have room to be yourself. Find out more about joining us today by going to careers.ihg.com at http://www.ihg.jobs/

Job: Sales

Location: New Zealand-Christchurch

Requisition ID: CHR000430