Exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager
One of New Zealand's largest hotel operators
About the Company
Millennium, Copthorne and Kingsgate Hotels are one of New Zealand's largest hotel operators and part of an expanding international network of hotels.
We pride ourselves on offering an outstanding service experience at each of our 19 hotels for business and leisure guests alike.
We are looking for a motivated individual who can actively secure sales & maximise revenue for conferences, meetings and events within the Grand Millennium Auckland.
The primary markets will be Business Travel (Corporate), and associate agents including Conference and Meetings as well as sports / clubs.
In addition to this, you will source room nights and revenue for associations as well as other special interest and marketing groups.
Key responsibilities :
We are seeking a dynamic and motivated Business Development Manager with a passion for customer service to be part of our team.
The ability to interact and build strong relationships with a cross section of customers
Developing a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
Understand client needs and develop strategic solutions
Motivation to maximize all business opportunities
Advise of any opportunities for additional revenue
Conducting physical sales calls
Assisting in the annual implementation of the business plan
Proactively research & recognise new business opportunities
Key account management and development expertise
Skills and Experience :
Ability to self-manage and work remotely
Excellent organisational, planning and communication skills
Ability to plan, multi task and work effectively under pressure
High level customer service
A minimum of 2 years experience in a hotel sales oriented role
Proven ability to achieve sales targets.
Ability to use sales techniques to convert enquiries into sales
Our company offers training, development and excellent career opportunities
Discounted hotel rates nationwide
Discounted health insurance
Onsite Car parking
Access to a car