Business Development Executive - InterContinental Sydney Double Bay
Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Location: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney
Hotel: InterContinental - Sydney Double Bay (SYDIC)
Job number: EMEAA21061
As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand. Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.
Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambiance where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience. InterContinental Sydney Double Bay is an exclusive address offering luxury and privacy at its finest, located in the leafy Eastern Suburbs village of Double Bay. If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand.
Your day to day
A rear opportunity has become available up for a Business Development Executive to join our Sales team. As Business Development Executive you’ll be responsible for driving sales activities in line with the annual sales and marketing plan. Your role will primarily focus on generating conference and event revenue and preparing tailored winning proposals that secure the business.
You’ll manage corporate accounts and conference organisers and will also focus on proactively targeting new clients. Your role will work closely with all departments within the hotel, build relationships with industry partners, host events and familiarisations and attend relevant networking events to also build awareness of the hotel in various markets.
What we need from you
The ideal candidate will bring
- At least 1 years previous experience in sales and business development, ideally within a similar style of hotel environment
- A proven record of pro-active sourcing and converting business across market segments including groups and meeting business
- Demonstrated ability to develop and build on client relationships
- Champion a brand is a must along with positive energy
- An eye for detail and passion for driving results
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced environment
What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including dry cleaning, meals on duty, great employee discount on our hotels worldwide, fantastic local discounts and a supportive training plan from day one.
Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve.
So go on - show us how your passion and personality are the perfect fit to deliver memorable experiences to our guests.