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Director of Sales
InterContinental Geneva Hotel

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Qui sommes-nous

As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts.

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 ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.

At Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, we embrace the new world of business and understand that modern business travellers want a hotel (and a hotel team) that understands and supports them, helping at every turn.

Votre quotidien

Join us as our new Director of Sales

For InterContinental Genève and Crowne Plaza Geneva, your main duties will be:

  • Create and implement sales plans that drive measurable incremental occupancy, increase average rates, increase volume.
  • Produce monthly reports and sales forecasts to analyze current/potential market and sales trends.
  • Monitor performance to ensure actual sales meet or exceed established revenue plan.
  • Develop special events and sales blitzes to showcase the hotel to potential clients.
  • Organise conventions and/or business group activities at the hotel.
  • Raise the awareness and reputation of your hotel and the brand locally.
  • Develop your team and improve their performance through coaching and feedback. Create performance and development goals for colleagues - recognize good performance.

Ce que nous attendons de vous

With a higher degree in Hospitality and/or Business Administration, you have minimum 5 years of experience in a similar position in a hotel of the same category and capacity (4- or 5-star, more than 300 rooms). You have an excellent knowledge of the local market and international institutions and/or of the luxury market. Good knowledge of Delphi and Opera is required.

You are fluent in French and English. Mastering a third foreign language of one of our target markets (Benelux, Germany, China, India, Italy, Middle East, Spain, Russia) is highly desirable.

Benefitting from strong communication and negotiation skills, you are a proactive and efficient team-player and are acknowledged for your excellent relationship with your clients and your colleagues. Result-oriented and well-organized, you are passionate about your job and used to work in a fast-paced environment.

This position is opened for Swiss citizens and EU passport holders.

Diversity and inclusion are important to us: all applications are welcome.

Ce que nous vous proposons

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including great room discount and superb training.

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.

Visit http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us and apply or send us your application at career.gvaha@ihg.com.

Details

Job type
Full-time
Location
Geneva, Switzerland
Department
Other
Languages
English, French
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract
Indefinite

InterContinental Geneva Hotel

This 5-star luxury hotel, newly redesigned by famous New York architect Chi offers amazing views of the Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe, of Lake Geneva and Geneva City. It is a 3-minute walk from the Botanic Garden, United Nations and International Centre of Congress CICG and within a 5-minute drive from Palexpo Exhibition Centre and Luxury Shopping area. Free tram and eco-bus are available for hotel guests.

The spacious and elegant rooms at InterContinental Geneva have free WiFi, free tea and coffee making facilities, are air-conditioned and feature cable TV and a minibar.

Dining options include modern international cuisine and seasonal specialities served in the gourmet restaurant, which features a well-stocked wine cellar and a terrace.

At the bar Les Nations, guests can enjoy a wide range of drinks, listen to live piano music, and browse in books and magazines.

The 400 m² Spa by Clarins offers a complete set of beauty and massage treatments. A steam bath, a sauna and a hot tub are also available. The health and fitness centre is open 24 hours.

Cointrin Airport is 3 km away, and Cornavin Train Station is 2.5 km from the InterContinental. Guests benefit from free public transports in Geneva during their stay.

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