Sought position: Conference & events sales executive Ref ID: n°49879 Town: Genève Country : Switzerland Contract type: Long term contract Work schedules: Without any break Salary: Non-disclosed Experience: experienced Training course prepared:
Job status: Employee Job category: Sales / Event Online since 2019/04/12 This job position is still available for the week of 2019-04-22
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At Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts, we embrace the new world of business and understand that Modern business travelers want a hotel (and a hotel team) that understands and supports them, helping at every turn. Your day to day
Join us as a Conference &Events Sales Executive M/F for both brands in Geneva.
For this key position, reporting to the Director of Conference & Events Sales, your main responsibilities will be to:
Ensure the sale of conference space and facilities in both hotels in accordance with the establishments’ sales strategies to maximize revenue.
Handle negotiations, site inspections and contracts with clients for requests from 10 rooms or more, with or without an event.
Handle important customer requests in a personalized way and formulate proposals adapted to the requests, to ensure quality product delivery and customer satisfactions.
Communicate and forward all information related to the client's request to the Events & Catering Manager and Group Coordinator and ensure that all details of the event/group are entered in the handover form.
Participate in revenue optimization by upselling.
Assist the MICE & Events Sales Director in the preparation of budgets and forecasts.
What we need from you
With a degree in higher education in Hospitality, you have minimum 2 years of experience in a similar position within a conference hotel of the same category and capacity. You have previously worked with Delphi and Opera.
You are fluent in English and French. Mastering a third foreign language of one of our target markets (Germany, China, India, Italy, Middle East, Netherlands, Russia) is highly desirable.
Highly responsible and reliable, you are an efficient team player and are acknowledged for your excellent relationship with your team and your clients. Well-organized, result- and business-oriented, you are used to work in a fast-paced environment and you have already demonstrated a high level of adaptability, proactivity and dynamism.
This position is to be filled as of May 2019 and opened for Swiss citizens and EU passport holders. What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including great room discount and superb training.
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