IHG Revenue Manager- Crowne Plaza London The City in London, United Kingdom

Revenue Manager- Crowne Plaza London The City

Job Number R153525

Hotel Brand: Crowne Plaza

EMEAA - United Kingdom - London - London

Description

About us

Do you see yourself as a Revenue Manager?

What's your passion? Whether you're into swimming, travelling or reading 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.

The Crowne Plaza London - The City is a modern and stylish hotel right in the heart of London, within easy access of some of the city's most famous tourist attractions and West End theatres. This 204 bedroomed hotel, offers five state-of-the-art meeting rooms and award winning F&B outlets including; Voltaire Champagne and Cigar Bar, double AA Rosette awarded Diciannove, AA Rosette awarded Chinese Cricket Club and the City Lounge. Join us and we won’t expect you to conform to any stereotype – because we know that a team with different perspectives and passions can only make us stronger.

Due to an Internal promotion Crowne Plaza London, The City are looking to Recruit an experienced Revenue Manager.

Our Revenue Manager sits on our Hotel Executive team and reports directly to Paul Watson, our General Manager.

Your day to day

As Revenue Manager, you will drive and set strategies to grow the business through proactive selling. You will have a strong focus on Rooms, with the aim to exceed planned revenue targets and gain a competitive advantage. You will maximise hotel revenues through effective pricing, inventory and channel distribution management. You will ensure that you are effectively yielding the business through pricing for each market segment, monitoring competitors pricing, and being aware of market activity and ensuring revenues are optimised at all times. Key Responsibilities:

  • To play a senior role within the hotel commercial team to develop and drive revenue strategies across all revenue streams, optimising all available space through all distribution channels.

  • Ensure that sales and pricing strategies are based on commercial judgement through effective analysis and reporting.

  • Ensure professional and efficient utilization of all systems, in line with company best practices and standard operating procedures.

  • Ensure effective information gathering and analysis is conducted in order to identify and maximise on all possible opportunities and minimise any risks.

  • Ensure that relevant hotel and above-hotel commercial team members are actively engaged in all revenue decisions by maintaining regular communication to effectively implement, drive and review strategies and controls.

  • Manage and develop the Reservations team.

  • Integrate with other functions to ensure we exceed our customer’s and owner’s expectations.

What we need from you

The ideal candidate should have had at least two year’s proven Revenue Management experience and are a motivated, analytical, and passionate individual who is results driven with excellent communication skills, then we want to hear from YOU!

Essential to have previous, current Central London Revenue Management experience ideally within the London City area, and from a quality environment.

  • To be able to demonstrate excellent standards and team member management

  • Proficient in all Rooms Reservations procedures to be a resource when needed

  • Commercially aware

  • Driven and ambitious to inspire the team to consistently deliver and exceed service standards

  • Clear thinker with excellent communication abilities and attention to detail

  • Strong working knowledge of Opera Sales & other Management Systems

  • All applicants must be able to work varying shifts including night, weekends and bank holidays.

What we offer

In return we’ll give you a generous salary, and benefits package, free meals on duty, pension scheme, fitness club membership, hotel discounts worldwide, access to a wide variety of discount schemes 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.

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