IHG Executive Meeting Manager - The Willard InterContinental Washington in Washington, District Of Columbia
Do you see yourself as an Executive Meeting Manager ?
What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or long walks in the sunshine, 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.
An American institution, the Willard InterContinental is located in the heart of the nation's capital on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the White House, the Smithsonian museums and the downtown business and theatre districts. With a rich historic legacy, the Willard is the Washington D.C. hotel of choice for heads of state and leaders of the world's business, cultural, social and political sectors. The hotel's 335 well appointed large guestrooms include 41 elegant suites. Dining options include the Cafe du Parc, a popular French bistro with seasonal outdoor seating, and the Occidental Grill & Seafood, traditional Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley, the classic Round Robin Bar and 24 hour Private In-Room Dining. There is over 20,000 square feet of Conference and Banquet space and the hotel hosts events ranging from intimate meetings to luxurious weddings. The Willard InterContinental combines heritage, sustainability and luxury with contemporary comfort and the latest technology.
This role will develop business opportunities through direct selling and telemarketing efforts and are responsible for in-house client requests related to meetings and group activities. Selling and servicing short term group business and ensuring all aspects of the operation are informed to provide the best possible customer service to attendees.
You will facilitate tasks or requests, such as; ensure group boxes are in place, room set ups are correct, audio visual is in place, etc and assist in coordinating all details while group is in house. Promote team work and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments and coordinate details with other departments such as VIP amenities, special requests, or other service needs or special handling. You may perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements include some College plus 1-2 years sales or marketing related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience and a related degree is preferred. Prior hotel sales experience is also preferred.
You must be able to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows, 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 includes 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
Requisition ID: R129131