IHG Conference Service Manager - InterContinental Hotels Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio

Description:

Do you see yourself as a Conference - Convention Manager ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into chess, shopping or farming, 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 position will manage and coordinate all conferences, meetings, group functions and group activities booked through the sales department.

The InterContinental Hotels Cleveland offers an impressive collection of hospitality choices. Our superior locations, luxurious accommodations, high tech meeting rooms, unique dining experiences and attentive guest services are unparalleled in the area. Conveniently located on the campus of the prestigious Cleveland Clinic, less than one mile from the University Circle cultural and arts district. Legacy village shopping and entertainment, the Rock & Roll hall of Fame and Museum, Progressive Field and the Historic Warehouse District are all within easy reach.

This position manages and coordinates all conferences, meetings, group functions and group activities booked through the sales department. You will negotiate food and beverage prices, function space, and hotel services within approved departmental booking guidelines. This includes confirming in writing to the client and all affected hotel departments all group requirements via sales contract terms, addendums, confirmation of pricing, group resumes, and/or banquet event order. You will work with sales staff to service and solicit new business and monitor and handle inquiry calls and provide client proposals. Other hotel departments will work closely with you to facilitate services agreed upon by the sales office and prospective clients. Assist in the preparation of the departmental budget and implementation of the hotel's catering and conference strategy.

Qualifications

You need some College plus 1-2 years sales or marketing related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of hotel sales and/or catering preferred.

You need the a bility to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows, conventions, etc. You may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card, as required by local or state government agency, is also necessary.

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: OH-Cleveland

Requisition ID: R138831