IHG Director of Social Events (1/FT) - InterContinental Downtown Miami l IHG in Miami, Florida

Description:

Are you ready to be a Director of Social Events ?

As part of our commitment to giving you Room to Grow, we want you to have the information necessary to take advantage of career opportunities worldwide. Is your career goal taking you toward a position as a Director of Social Events ?If so, read on and see if this position is what you're looking for

What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

This exciting position develops catering business and executes tactical sales plans strategy.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively prospect and qualify new business. Negotiate guest room rates, meeting room rental, function space, and/or hotel services within approved booking guidelines, and produce and/or review all sales contracts, rate agreements, and/or banquet/catering event orders.
  • Work closely with other hotel departments to facilitate services agreed upon by the sales office and prospective clients. Produce monthly sales-related reports and sales forecasts for assigned area of responsibility.
  • Arrange and conduct special events, site inspections, and off-site presentations for potential clients. Attend and represent hotel at trade shows and conventions and/or participate in sales trips to key feeder markets.

Qualifications

Requirements include a Bachelor's Degree in marketing or related field or equivalent, and 3 years total experience in a catering setting or related field, with direct supervisory experience over a sales/catering team, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. You must have the ability to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows, conventions, etc. May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays. An alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card, may be required by local or state government agency, is also necessary.

In return we will pay you between $ 83 K - $ 88 K based on experience, plus incentive plan and give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans

Job: Conference & Banqueting Services

Location: FL-Miami

Requisition ID: R126069