IHG Business Development Director (Sydney Based) - Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley & Kirkton Park Hotel Hunter Valley in Sydney, Australia
Business Development Director (Sydney Based) - Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley & Kirkton Park Hotel Hunter Valley
Job Number EMEAA09243
Hotel Brand: Crowne Plaza
Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Australia - New South Wales - Sydney
Are you a dynamic, savvy professional that has an infectious vibrancy, loves making guest connections & has proven sales skills?
Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley and Kirkton Park Hotel Hunter Valley is looking for a Full Time Business Development Director to join our teams.
Based in Sydney and with the ability to work from home , this role will responsible for proactively sourcing, managing and converting leads from all channels, with particular focus on MICE.
Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley is located, just 45 minutes from the Sydney CBD and at the foothills of the Blue Mountains. We are the ideal destination for a group getaway, romantic retreat, wedding or conference destination. Based on 8 hectares of landscaped gardens, our comfortable, contemporary rooms and suites, delicious dining options and the only Villa Thalgo Day Spa in Australia, provide our guests with a diverse destination experience.
Kirkton Park Hotel Hunter Valley is on a journey to become the Boutique Hotel destination to have the quintessential Hunter Valley Experience. Located in the heart of Pokolbin, our stunning property is set on 70 acres of rural surroundings, including manicured gardens and a vegetable garden complete with pigs, chickens and picturesque surroundings.
Your day to day
Reporting to the Cluster Director of Marketing and being a key part of the hotels Sales & Marketing team, you will ensure that all sales efforts support the maximization of both hotels revenue performance.
Partnering with the hotels Commercial Teams, you will be responsible for the pursuit and securing of opportunities to enlarge the hotels key accounts including MICE and Corporate. Through the management of your account base you will ensure that the hotel exceeds targets with the implementation of effective sales plans and activities to drive total revenue, brand preference and market share growth.
What we need from you
For this vital role, we’re looking for someone who:
You'll be an approachable person and have a real passion for providing connecting and seamless service to ensure a memorable guest experience
Dynamic, vibrant, confident and professional personality
Senior Sales leader experience with at least 2-3 years demonstrated performance in a hotel environment within Australasia.
As a highly proactive and motivated leader with strong drive and accountability, you will have an in depth knowledge of sales principles, techniques and stakeholder management.
You will need to display your understanding of industry dynamics, trends, and discipline, in addition to your ability to develop strategic sales plans, establish goals and objectives, set performance targets and deliver projects on time.
You will also have a high level of confidence in communicating and presenting analysed data and information both verbally and written.
Superior communication skills
High standard of personal presentation
You must meet the legal requirements to work in this country.
What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a bonus structure, the ability to work from home, great room discounts and superb training.
Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.
So go on - show us how your passion and personality are the perfect fit to deliver memorable experiences to our guests. Find out more about joining us today by going to careers.ihg.com