Account Director - MICE
Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Location: Australia, Queensland, Hayman Island
Hotel: InterContinental - Hayman Island Resort (HISHA)
Job number: EMEAA23695
IHG Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s leading hotel companies with around 350,000 colleagues working across more than 100 countries. As part of the IHG team, our people help our guests create amazing memories and deliver our purpose of providing True Hospitality for Good.
The InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will immerse you in the wonders of the Whitsundays, working in a five-star luxury environment which offers amazing career growth opportunities, professional training & development and provides a one-of-a-kind experience living and working in a tropical island paradise.
Your day to day
As Account Director – MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Events) you will develop new sales opportunities, build a robust sales platform, and manage an assigned account base to generate revenue and maximise performance both for the short and long term in line with the annual business and strategic sales and marketing revenue plan for the Hotel. This is a unique opportunity which will require you to explore domestic and international channels and interact with a broad range of business partners to promote and secure business for the Resort.
What we need from you
We are looking for a result orientated Sales professional with a proven history of business conversion, strong business relationships and influencing ability. You will be excited by the opportunity to travel to island and to clients as required, yet also be creative and personable enough to build relationships online and over the phone when travel is not an option. You will be a strategic and tactical thinker – with the ability to develop strategic sales plans, establish goals and objectives, set performance targets and deliver projects on time Strong presentation, commercial and communication skills is a must.
The ideal candidate will have 2 years’ experience within in a similar role and be passionate about people, travel and creating memorable experiences.
What we offer
- Extensive career development opportunities with dedicated trainers and an abundance of professional development including multi-hire programs, skills training and online IHG courses.
- The perfect balance of island exposure and maintenance of your cosmopolitan lifestyle.
- Access to IHGs myBenefits program which includes a wide range of benefits including leave entitlements, retailer discounts, online health and wellbeing platforms and discounts to a variety of employee, friends, and family discount rates across more than 5,300 InterContinental Hotel & Resorts properties