IHG Convention Sales Manager in Budapest, Hungary

Convention Sales Manager

Job Number EMEAA01684

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Hungary - Budapest - Budapest

Description

About us

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

Your day to day

To manage sales activities and events inline with the annual sales and marketing plan and to achieve/exceed budget and sales strategy for the hotel

Take responsibility for groups bookings from sales handover to event pre-conference

Handle all correspondence for additional pre-event details ensuring that operational teams are fully aware of requirements

Welcome organizers in house and conduct site inspections to evaluate space and event final needs

Coordinate allocation of space for the conference and associated events

Develop and increase banqueting revenues by effective suggestive selling

Handover operations to Banquet Team on site and conduct all final billing procedures

Conduct exit interviews and communicate to relevant departments respective feedback

What we need from you

University/College degree in economics preferably in tourism and hospitality

4-5 years professional experience in sales preferably in hotels

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 (staff meal, cafeteria system, 13th salary, etc.), 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.