Location: Australia, Western Australia, Perth WA
Hotel: Crowne Plaza - Perth (PURTR)
At Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts our goal is to make business travel work. That's where you come in. When you're part of the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand you're more than just a job title. At Crowne Plaza we look for people who are dynamic, confident and ambitious; people who excel in their role and help our guests succeed too.
Crowne Plaza Perth is located in the heartland of beautiful Perth, Western Australia with picturesque Langley Park at the hotel doorstep. An upscale riverside hotel with spectacular views of the city’s iconic Swan River and just minutes from the Perth CBD, Crowne Plaza Perth is in the ultimate location.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Sales & Events Coordinator you will be enthusiastic, motivated and able to work well in a very fast paced environment. You will be a team player who can work independently with excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
Your day to day
As a Sales & Events Coordinator, your role will be key in the securing, planning and coordinating of meetings and conference business, sporting groups and social events for Crowne Plaza Perth. You will be integral in the quoting and managing of conference, events, and sporting teams.
Reporting to the Director of Sales, you are responsible for qualifying incoming event enquiries, successfully converting new and repeat business, meeting client needs with business needs in mind, coordinating events from point of proposal to invoice, managing financials and hunting for new business. You will be responsible in establishing and developing relationships with all clients whilst maximizing revenue opportunities by applying the necessary yielding techniques, driving sales leads and increasing conversions. You will also provide administrative support to the Sales team through daily reporting, accounts processing, event orders and ad hoc requests in order to meet or exceed hotel revenue and profit targets.
This is the perfect opportunity for a candidate wishing to expand their knowledge and capabilities to further develop in event management and sales or as a lateral move from frontline operations into a Sales and Events role.
What we need from you
• Previous experience in Food & Beverage or Hotel Administration / Front desk required
• Previous experience in a Sales or Event coordinator related position is highly regarded
• Qualifications in Hotel Management and/or in Food & Beverage related field is highly regarded
• Excellent communication skills
• Opera, Salesforce or IHG systems knowledge is highly regarded
• Proficiency in Microsoft suite of products including Word, Excel and Outlook required
• A team player, ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize your own workload as well as jump in and help your colleagues as needed
What we offer
Join our extraordinary world and experience a place where you can be yourself, share your ideas, support your personal growth and wellbeing, and be a valued member of an inspirational team.
You’ll be rewarded for your hard work with a suite of benefits that supports you and your family’s wellbeing, including paid birthday leave, enhanced parental leave, flexible work options and proactive health days. Your career journey will be supported through our lifelong development program, IHG career milestone celebrations, and transfer of entitlements as you move and grow with IHG. In addition to the always-popular hotel perks like accommodation and food & beverage discounts, our discount retail platform makes your pay go even further.
We are proud to be IHG and we know you will be too. Visit http://careers.ihg.com/ to find out more about us.