Sales Executive – Conferences & Events – InterContinental® Hotel Dubai Festival City

17/03/2024
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Job Description

A little taste of your day-to-day

  • Manage all aspects of MICE bookings especially final event execution
  • Work closely with the sales team to ensure that all client requirements are met and exceeded
  • Coordinate with various departments within the hotel, including banquet, audio-visual, housekeeping, and catering, to ensure seamless event execution
  • Manage the communication and coordination of all external vendors and contractors
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients to ensure repeat business and referrals
  • Ensure that all billing and payment procedures are completed accurately and efficiently
  • Ensure that all events are executed in accordance with hotel policies, procedures, and safety guidelines
  • Provide regular updates and reports to the Director of Convention Sales on MICE bookings and performance

What we need from you

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in MICE operations, preferably in a luxury hotel environment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients, vendors, and colleagues
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle difficult situations with professionalism and diplomacy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and hotel booking software systems
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken, Arabic is a plus

What you can expect from us

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a uniform, great room discount and superb training. 

Join us and you’ll become part of the 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.

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

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

As the world’s first and most global luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has pioneered international travel since the 1940s, we are passionate about sharing our renowned international know-how and cultural wisdom in truly impressive surroundings. We all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental®️ brand and to be part of the brand you will have a thirst for travel, passion for culture and appreciation for diversity. We create inspiring experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. If you’d like to embrace a world of opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand.

Don’t quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you’d be a great fit for the job? We’ll never know unless you hit the ‘Apply’ button. Start your journey with us today.

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

As the world’s first and most global luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has pioneered international travel since the 1940s, we are passionate about sharing our renowned international know-how and cultural wisdom in truly impressive surroundings. We all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental®️ brand and to be part of the brand you will have a thirst for travel, passion for culture and appreciation for diversity. We create inspiring experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. If you’d like to embrace a world of opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand.

Don’t quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you’d be a great fit for the job? We’ll never know unless you hit the ‘Apply’ button. Start your journey with us today.

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

As the world’s first and most global luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has pioneered international travel since the 1940s, we are passionate about sharing our renowned international know-how and cultural wisdom in truly impressive surroundings. We all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental®️ brand and to be part of the brand you will have a thirst for travel, passion for culture and appreciation for diversity. We create inspiring experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. If you’d like to embrace a world of opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand.

Don’t quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you’d be a great fit for the job? We’ll never know unless you hit the ‘Apply’ button. Start your journey with us today.

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Dubai