Conference Sales Executive – Brisbane Airport Conference Centre

The Brisbane Airport Hotels Group encompasses the Pullman, Novotel and ibis Brisbane Airport Hotels, as well as the Brisbane Airport Conference Centre. With 532 guest rooms, 3 restaurants, Rooftop Bar & Restaurant, Executive Lounge and 12 meeting spaces collectively totaling 1800m2.

The Brisbane Airport Conference Centre boasts 13 conference and meeting rooms, including a 300 seat pillar-less ballroom, boardrooms, business centre, cloakroom and generous breakout terraces. This Centre is capable of hosting up to 600 delegates at any one time.

The Group is currently seeking a motivated Conference Sales Executive to join our amazing Sales and Marketing team. The ideal candidate will be from a sales or conferencing background.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for all conference and event enquiries.
  • Prepare and issue contracts.
  • Liaise among departments with Banquet Event Orders and weekly meetings.
  • Following up on contracts issued and converting business.
  • Ensure that contractual details are followed up. EG. Deposits, invoicing, etc.
  • Conduct site inspections for potential clients when necessary.
  • Prepare end of month reporting and weekly forecasts.
  • Represent the hotel at hotel, trade and Industry events when required.
  • Identify new sources of residential conferences and special events.
  • Checking customer satisfaction and resolving any outstanding issues to ensure future business.
  • Personally meet and greet all VIP conference clients and function facilitators on arrival.

To be successful in this role, you must have;

  • High standard of personal presentation and grooming.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in a 4-star or higher hotel environment with exposure to sales and conferencing.
  • Proven time management and organisation skills.
  • Effective written and oral communications skills essential.
  • Working knowledge of the Opera property Management systems, Microsoft Office suite and computer skills essential.
  • Flexible working hours including the ability to work weekends, public holidays, morning and night shifts.

The benefits for you

  • Fun & flexible work environment
  • We love to celebrate – through reward & recognition program, benefits, regular team events & fun days.
  • Sense of belonging through diversity & inclusion
  • Accor Worldwide discounts.
  • Learning & development for your career progression
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Subsidized onsite parking & discounted Air Train weekly pass.

 

We thank all interested parties in advance for their application, however only successful applicants will be contacted.