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IHG Conference & Events Office Manager in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Conference & Events Office Manager

Job Number R174368

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - United Kingdom - Scotland - Edinburgh


Join us as a Conference & Events Office Manager

InterContinental Edinburgh The George are looking for a Conference & Events Office Manager to join our expanding Team.

InterContinental Edinburgh The George has been welcoming hotel guests since 1881. A nod to Edinburgh’s rich literary heritage, The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen was once home to acclaimed novelist Susan Ferrier), whilst Burr & Co. is a lovely coffee shop with a devoted local following.

Winner of Luxury Brand Hotel of the Year at the 2019 Scottish Hotel Awards

Conference & Events Office Managers, receive some great perks including:

  • Up to £27,000 per annum

  • 28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays, this increases up to a maximum of 33 days

  • Hotel wide incentive programme for all front of house and back of house team members with various rewards available monthly

  • Discounted international/worldwide room rates for yourself, family and friends

  • Access to our Voluntary Benefits portal (HAPI Benefits), which includes discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring

  • Financial rewards for delivering sensational service

  • Long service awards which increase with length of service

  • Excellent employee recognition programmes

  • Vast range of learning and development programmes

  • Opportunities for promotion and transfer across the group

  • Meals whilst on duty

  • Uniform Provided

  • Most importantly, we’ll give you the room to be yourself.

InterContinental Edinburgh the George are looking for a Conference & Events Office Manager to join the expanding sales team, as Conference & Events Office Manager you will be encouraging and ensuring the delivery of customer service and achievement of department & Hotel objectives.

The role is to ensure the department operates with a sales attitude and all personnel are aware of sales opportunities within the hotel and the group in order to maximise revenues. You will manage all enquiries, and ensure they are dealt with promptly, in a friendly manner and in line with IHG and BDRC standards. Managing a team of specialists, you will ensure all financial requirements of the C&E Sales team are met

You will assist the Senior Groups and Events Manager with the co-ordination and implementation of any conference, wedding or promotional offers within the conference/meeting/events market in line with hotel strategy.

This role will ensure effective communication with Heads of Departments to ensure that client requests are met, ensuring that all amendments, late bookings and special requirements are communicated effectively to the Department Heads.

We are looking for a Conference & Events Office Manager with Passion, Energy and Warmth.

We are looking for an Experience Conference &Events Office Manager to join us on our journey to greatness, our ideal candidate will come from a high-end events company or have experience in a 5* Hotel, and had demonstrable management skills. Experience in Systems such as opera, sales force, Delphi, are desirable but not essential.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Conference & Events Office Manager , then please click ‘apply ’ now!

You must meet the legal requirements to work in the UK.

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