Events manager

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W Verbier


Job description

W is a destination, more than a hotel. A contemporary lifestyle brand infused with the energy of non-traditional luxury. What's hip, fresh, and cool, always balanced with what is comfortable and cozy. As "Talent", you represent that lifestyle to our guests. You are the soul behind the brand and you bring it to life.

W Verbier is W Hotels’ First Alpine and Ski Resort, opened in December 2013 at the Foot of Verbier’s World-Renowned Ski Slopes in Switzerland.

W Verbier offers 123 rooms for jet setters seeking extraordinary travel experiences. Situated in four adjacent characteristic chalets on the Place Blanche, the heart of the Medran Project, the hotel is conveniently located next to the main gondola offering immediate access to the resort’s ski slopes, making it the perfect ski-in and ski-out experience. The Residences at W Verbier, with 15 W-branded, full-service residences, are located right next to the hotel. W Verbier also offers W’s signature Whatever/Whenever service, the hotel’s 24-hour concierge that can provide whatever guests want -- from state-of-the-art ski equipment to private jet service -whenever they want it.

This position is responsible for managing, coordinating and converting group enquiries to actual agreements and always executing details with effective precision. As a proactive Sales leader you intuitively monitor all contractual agreements. You raise incremental group revenues by amplifying affiliate businesses and transforming clients needs from basic to memorable according to the W brand image. You maintain a strong presence on the floor delivering quality service to clients and building special relationships with both clients and the external sales team to help ensure repeat business. You produce and distribute meeting event summaries and communicate any changes and/or updateds to all hotel departments as necessary. You participate in Hotel site visits and planning meetings for upcoming groups and potential affiliate business.

You are passionate about the W brand and are eager to be part of the opening team of this exciting project
The ideal candidate for this role has extensive experience in Group and Event department in a high end, lifestyle kind of environment.
You will be fluent in French and English
You have a natural affinity to styling trends
You remain 'in the know' at all times
You have an eye for detail and do not accept mediocre as a standard, you always strive for perfection
You have excellent people skills and have an upbeat, positive attitude to work and life. You should be highly motivated
You are creative and always think of new ways of doing things, you embrace change
You should be highly motivated
Passion for Sales, Fashion Music and Design
Be detail oriented and have a passion for giving guests an exceptional experience.
Due to visa restrictions only applicants from Switzerland and European Union can be considered.


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Job type
Verbier, Switzerland
Starting in
As soon as possible

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