InterContinental, Hayman Island are currently building a focused team to build and deliver a truly exceptional and unique luxury experience. We currently have an opportunity for Business Development Managers to join the commercial team on this exciting journey, based in Sydney.
As the world’s first international luxury travel hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has been pioneering new international destinations for decades. Each of our hotels is a destination in its own right, and we are dedicated to those who appreciate and enjoy The InterContinental Life – the glamour and exhilaration of fascinating places, mixed with our international know-how and local cultural wisdom.
InterContinental is the flagship brand of IHG’s luxury portfolio which also includes Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, the industry pioneer that first introduced the boutique concept to the US. We will also welcome Regent Hotels & Resorts to the top end of our luxury portfolio later in the year.
As a Business Development Manager you will play a key role in the Sales function for InterContinental, Hayman Island identifying and securing business with a key focus on one market segment whilst still having the opportunity to gain exposure to other market segments.
Reporting to the Director of Sales, you will manage the sales activities in line with the annual sales and marketing plan to achieve/exceed budget and sales strategy for the Resort; selling to new, existing and prospective customers, negotiating optimum rate for the benefit of the business, servicing existing business through management of client account base and developing and maintaining regular sales calls. Additionally, you will be responsible for monitoring competitors activities and assist in marketing intelligence, planning, development and implementation of promotional strategies, meeting with principals of the target markets and conducting market research and analysis.
The ideal candidate will have experience both in sales and in a hospitality environment. You will have demonstrated capability in influencing and impacting key stakeholders and have an understanding of industry dynamics and trends. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to work alongside a team and have proven sales ability. Demonstrated ability to work with guests and champion a brand is a must and you will need to meet the legal requirements to work in this country.
IHG are more than just a great place to stay, we are also one of Australia’s best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better.
We passionately believe that it’s our people who have brought us to where we are today and our people that will help us grow. We celebrate diversity every day. We welcome guests from every background and corner of the world, so we want individuals who can bring hospitality to life for everyone.
We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 5,300 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster.
- Job type
- Whitsundays, Australia
- Starting in
- As soon as possible
- Contract duration