IHG Meetings & Events Executive - Wedding and Social - InterContinental Sydney in Sydney, Australia

Meetings & Events Executive - Wedding and Social - InterContinental Sydney

Job Number SYD005422

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels

EMEAA - Australia - New South Wales - Sydney

Description

About us

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts look for charming, confident, sophisticated and internationally minded people who do all they can to exceed guest expectations. InterContinental Sydney is located close to the Opera House and Botanical Gardens with sweeping views over the harbour.

Your day to day

•Ensure the whole client experience successful and memorable and act as the brand ambassador and key contact throughout their journey

•Build long term relationship with planners and hosts to increase loyalty to the brand

•At pre-event planning stage consult with meeting planners to optimise all elements of the meeting / event including space, meeting/break flow, menu and design etc. to improve meeting efficiency

•Conduct pre-event and post-event meetings with clients and catering colleagues to identify improvements to the guest experience

What we need from you

You'll be a well organised, confident person with a professional manner. You'll have high attention to detail, excellent time management and communication skills. You'll be responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of Meetings and Events accommodation and planning that have been generated by our Sales team. You'll also be responsible for maintaining regular contact with our clients and building your own client base to ensure that leads and opportunities that come directly through to you are converted. To be successful you'll have at least one years experience in Meetings & Events and have a passion for Events Management,experience in Conferencing & Banquets is an advantage.

What we offer

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a uniform, great room discount 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.