IHG Sales Manager Benelux in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sales Manager Benelux
Job Number EMEAAGA00152
Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Netherlands - Noord-Holland - Amsterdam
As the world’s largest family of luxury Hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand. Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambiance where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience. If you’d like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand.
Your day to day
Do you see yourself as a sales manager for the Benelux? What's your passion? Whether you're into skiing, board games or just playing with the kids, 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 team.
What we need from you
Main Responsibilities:• Together with the Sales Director prepare, and compile data for the strategic sales plan, annual goals, , forecasts and other reports as required.• Work on and create promotional activities e.g. fam trips, educational site inspections, mailings and incentives for respective markets• Actively participate in sales presentations, property tours and customer meetings.• Organization and planning of sales blitzes, mailings and other new creative activities to establish and maintain a healthy client relationship and generate business.• Knowledge of CRM systems.• Actively solicits new business for the hotel.• Ensure the client database is always accurate and up to date.• Handling RFP season.• Have a distinctive blend of confidence and personality to help give both our clients and guests an unforgettable experience.• Make intuitive decisions in favor of the guest and maintain the highest standards of service.• Good negotiator, and possess the ability to successfully close business through your determination to succeed.• Good attention to detail and planning abilities.• You will have fantastic people skills and inspire others to perform.• Participate as team player with other departments and own team to work striving for excellent guest service as a result.Key Qualifications:• Education: Bachelor business administration experience is a plus.• Experienced in the Benelux market with a strong focus on the Amsterdam Market.• Minimum 2 years experience in pro active sales• Knowledge of competitive sets in the Amsterdam luxury hotel market.• Be fluent in Dutch, English .
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