Senior Government Sales Representative
About the job
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.
Awarded the Great Place to Work certificate since 2020, our two properties, InterContinental Genève and Crowne Plaza Geneva are proud to offer an inclusive, supportive and stimulating work environment. Our diverse teams are the secret to our success. We encourage each and every one to develop their potential through internal mobility opportunities, training and on-the-job learning.
Your day to day
Join us as a Senior Government Sales Representative:
For InterContinental Genève and Crowne Plaza Geneva, your main duties will be to:
- Promote and represente the hotels in Switzerland and abroad.
- Retain new and existing clients, enhance guest’s loyalty (individuals and groups).
- Ensure InterContinental Genève’s and Crowne Plaza’s positioning.
- Participate in various trade shows, road shows, fairs at local and international level.
- Develop the sales activities related to this segment.
What we need from you
With a higher degree in Hospitality or Management, you have minimum 10 years of experience in a similar position in a hotel of the same category (4- or 5-star). Good knowledge of Delphi and Opera is desirable.
You are fluent in French and English. Mastering a third foreign language is highly desirable.
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 opened to Swiss citizens and work permit holders as well as EU passport holders.
Diversity and inclusion are important to us, all applications are welcome.
What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a 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.
- Department: Sales
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.