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InterContinental Geneva Hotel

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Job description

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.
And, 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. The avant-garde InterContinental Geneva embodies the refreshing, elevated perspective on luxury art de vivre in the world’s City of Peace.

Join us as a Events & Catering Sales Coordinator M/F for both brands in Geneva.

For this key position, reporting to the Director fo Conference & Events Sales, your main responsibilities will be :
• Plan, up-sell and coordinate function details with clients to include but not limited to space requirements, meeting times, equipment, menus, billing, etc.
• Prepare and execute sales/catering contracts, event orders, group resumes to ensure quality product delivery and customer satisfactions.
• Assist with creating BEO for any events.
• Ensure the right coordination of the events within the hotel and actively participate to optimize the revenue.
• Be the point of contact for the operational departments to make sure every details of the client request have been taken into consideration
• Make pre-convention and post-convention meetings with the clients
• Be available during the event and manage any client complaint.
• Make post event calls to ascertain the satisfaction of our clients and facilitate a new booking with us.
• Generate and process requests for records and reports.

Requirements

With a degree in higher education in Hospitality, you have 10 years of experience in a banqueting department in a conference hotel of the same category and capacity or in catering with high volume. Ideally, you have completed your experience with a Sales position in a hotel environment. Having previously worked with Dephi and Opera is desirable.

You are fluent in English and French. A third foreign language is a strong asset.

Highly responsible and reliable, you are an efficient team player and are acknowledged for your excellent relationship with your team and your clients. Results oriented and well-organized, you are used to work in a fast-paced environment and you have demonstrated Sales skills.

This position is to be filled as soon as possible and opened for Swiss citizens and EU passport holders.
Job type
Full-time
Location
Geneva, Switzerland
Department
Events
Languages
English, French, Arabic (optional), German (optional), Russian (optional), Mandarin (optional)
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
Indefinite
Other benefits
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 www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.

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 the 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. A sophisticated urban-style bar, Le Fumoir seduces you with its original cocktails and a selection of international cigars.

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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