MICE Executive

  • Holiday Inn Suva
  • Victoria Parade, Suva, Fiji
  • May 14, 2022
Full time Hospitality & Tourism

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

About Us

IHG Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s leading hotel companies with around 350,000 colleagues working across more than 100 countries. As part of the IHG team, our people help our guests create amazing memories and deliver our purpose of providing True Hospitality for Good.

Holiday Inn Suva is just steps from the city's key sights, within 5 minutes' walk of major banks, embassies and the EU headquarters and historic Government buildings along Victoria Parade. All of our bright, modern guest rooms have high-speed internet and a balcony. Our 3 flexible meeting rooms, with wireless Internet and harbour views, provide a unique backdrop for events and you can catch up in the 24-hour Business Centre. Our Sirocco restaurant is a laid-back setting for fresh fish while waterfront Bati ni Wai serves pizza al fresco. Enjoy an icy-cold beer with a big-screen sports channel in Tapa Lounge Bar or listen to live music and enjoy Suva's sunsets from the pool deck.

 

Your day to day

As MICE Executive, you’ll develop and set MICE (meeting, incentives, conferences & exhibitions) strategies for the hotel(s) to ensure plans are implemented, results are monitored, and MICE sales goals are achieved. Regularly sell hotel rooms, meeting rooms, and food and beverage through direct client contacts

  • Lead all aspects of MICE operations including sales, proposal development, pricing, product and contracts.
  • Collaborate with department heads to develop our teams involved with MICE operations and improve their performance through coaching and feedback, and create performance and development goals for colleagues - recognize good performance  
  • Provide constructive feedback to make sure our teams hit hotel revenue goals to the standards we expect, and colleagues have the tools they need to work effectively.
  • Drive a great working environment for multi department teams to thrive – connect departments to create sense of one team 
  • Assist in the annual budgeting and monthly forecasting process by developing and / or maintaining pipeline management tools and statistics.
  • Direct and manage the forecasting process in conjunction with the Revenue Department to ensure accurate, timely and complete information.
  • Compile and/or direct the preparation of reports pertaining to the operation of the Sales Department to include, but not limited to the annual and monthly Forecast
  • Actively participate and complete the preparation of the annual Sales and Market Plan, quarterly updates, and the properties annual Budgets.
  • and other suppliers
  • Work closely with local NGOs and business houses to grow the local market share
  • Increase international events market share with market strategies, offerings and networking through attending local and international trade shows, sales trips and networking events where required representing the properties
  • Work closely with Tourism Fiji in the events and niche market space to generate market visibility and increase market share

What we need from you

  • Bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification / equivalent in marketing or related field  
  • Four or more years of experience in a hospitality or hotel sales and marketing setting with direct supervisory experience over a sales team
  • Strong knowledge of local businesses and business trends required  
  • Must speak local language(s)  
  •  Other languages preferred 

What we offer

Join our extraordinary world and experience a place where you can be yourself, share your ideas, support your personal growth and wellbeing, and be a valued member of an inspirational team. You’ll be rewarded for your hard work with a suite of benefits that supports you and your family’s wellbeing. In addition to the always-popular hotel perks like accommodation and food & beverage discounts, our discount retail platform makes your pay go even further! Your career journey will be supported through our lifelong development program. We are proud to be IHG and we know you will be too!

How to Apply

You can send your updated resume and cover letter to vacancies.holidayinnsuva@ihg.com

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Applications close 19th May 2022

Job Functions

Sales (Other), Wedding & Event Coordinators

Industry

Hospitality & Tourism

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor, Outdoor

Job open to:

Fiji Residents Only

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