Director of Sales - The Strings By InterContinental Tokyo

Industry:
Hotels
Department:
General Management
Job Role:
Sales & Marketing Director
Level:
Department Head
Location:
Asia
Area:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
19-Aug-19
Recruiter:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Job Ref:
EMEAA10144

About us
InterContinental Hotels Group are one of the world's leading hotel companies. Present in around 100 countries, we have over 161 million guests staying in 777,675 rooms in more than 5,600 hotels each year. You'll know our hotel brands. They are some of the best known and most popular in the world - InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites, EVEN Hotels and HUALUXE Hotels and Resorts as well as Kimpton Hotels. All of these brands work together towards our goals of creating Great Hotels Guests Love. This is a mission that's seen us go from strength to strength with more rooms in an ever-growing portfolio of hotels across more and more locations. Which makes this an incredibly exciting time to become part of the team.
In Japan, IHG ANA Hotels Group was established in December 2006 as a joint venture between IHG and ANA - Japans leading airline. IHG ANA is the leading hotel operator in Japan with 33 hotels operating under four brands: InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, ANA Crowne Plaza.

Your day to day
You will be the face of the hotel for all Sales Conference& all Events that take place within the property. Along with pre-event sales & planning, you will be responsible for the day-to-day execution of each event, ensuring every Guest Experience is unique and exceeds their expectations. Job Specifics· Ensure the highest standards of Event Management are in place· Establish new and grow existing relationships with customers, conduct show rounds, ensure the setup of venues for sales team site visit requests· Maximize sales up-selling opportunities with cooperation of the F&B team, and where necessary think outside the box and drive change that adds value to the Guest Experience· Manage the selling strategy and availability of each event space· Ensure the Meeting & Events Team Members are developed effectively and generate a culture of high quality standards for relationship building, customer service, selling techniques, and billing and processing contracts· Management of all event related administration, including proofing of Event orders, undertaking weekly Event meetings with Hotel Operations, and ensuring billing process is in line with company credit policy· Support the hotel as required and according to the business needs

What we need from you
Excellent organizational and planning skills along with flexibility to manage a multitude of working environments and situations· Excellent communication skills and able to develop positive working relationships at all levels· Excellent personal presentation and natural flair for sales and customer service· You enjoy the good things in life, and are interested in the International Luxury travel market· Self-starter, capable of handling yourself in a room of strangers to fly the flag for the hotel

What we offer
In return, we'll give you a competitive benefits package including salary, discounted accommodation worldwide and the opportunity to progress your career with IHG.  You'll have the chance to work with a great team of people, and most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself.
So what's your passion? Please apply on-line and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG. To find out more about us or any other jobs with IHG please go to  http://www.careers.ihg.com/<br><br>${descr2}

Contact Details:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Tel: .
Contact: HR Department

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