Sales Executive Meetings & Events - InterContinental Doha


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InterContinental Hotels & Resorts - Middle East & Africa
Job Type
Sales & Marketing, Sales Executive
Job Level
Do you see yourself as a Sales Executive Meetings & Events?
What's your passion? Whether you're into hiking, dancing or basketball 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.
InterContinental Doha is the authentic urban resort and business hotel in Doha, Qatar. We have 257 guestrooms and eight high quality restaurants and bars serving International cuisine, the longest private 500 meter Arabian Gulf Beach in Doha, an impressive grand ballroom that accommodates up to 800 guests, five flexible function rooms that can host business meetings and social gatherings, outstanding high-tech recreational facilities. 
We are looking for charming, confident, sophisticated and internationally-minded people who do all they can to exceed guest expectations.  We value the passion and enthusiasm of our colleagues, and encourage you to share your passion when you work with us.
We've got a fantastic opportunity for you to join us as a Sales Executive Meetings & Events.
Job Summary
·         Your key responsibility will be to execute all aspects of the hotel's strategies of selling Conference and Banqueting services with special emphasis on Outside Catering. Work with operations to ensure successful conference, banqueting and outside catering events for our clients.
·         You will be responsible for Small to Medium sized Events / Groups as approved by the Assistant Director of Sales Meetings & Events.  You will be responsible for the successful outcome of assigned programs from pre-arrival through to post-departure; liaising, coordinating and attending meetings as required.
·         You will assemble and distribute consistent, concise group resumes and banquet event orders that clearly represent a convention's every requirement for all departments.  You will work closely with the client and key hotel departments throughout the duration of the conference, being available to assist guests at the appropriate times, driving excellent customer satisfaction scores.
·         You will exceed corporate expectations regarding BDRC and Signature secret shoppers
·         You will maintain files, records and reports as it pertains to: budgets, contacts, planning activities, time lines, contracts, purchase orders and post meeting notes.
In return we'll give you a competitive tax-free financial and benefits package, free meals, free accommodation, employee recreational facilities, free internet service, free transportation, hotel discounts worldwide and the chance to work with a great team of people.
You'll join a team passionate about delivering memorable experiences that make our guests feel special, making InterContinental Doha a great place to work.  Most importantly, we'll give you 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.
We are an equal opportunities employer.

·         Minimum of 1 year Sales experience in 4* or 5* Hotel property
·         Hospitality degree or equivalent
·         Excellent customer relations, problem solving and time management skills
·         Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and Opera Sales
·         Proven ability to creating new business opportunities
·         Assertive, professional and positive with a proven ability to develop in a team environment
·         Must be able to work independently and maintain a positive attitude within a very busy environment
·         With valid driver's license is preferred

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