Conference Sales Manager
Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square
South Island, New Zealand
12d ago

Level of Education

Secondary professional education


Essential and optional requirements

Key tasks

Selling event spaces and accommodation

Managing the Conference Sales department

Maintaining and building relationships with key accounts and clients

Welcoming guests for onsite famils

Closing the sale of events to meet set budgets and targets including pre / post event follow up

Weekly and daily revenue reporting

Database management

Proactive selling where required

Meeting, greeting and hosting clients on the day of events

Communicating events to all internal departments effectively


Previous experience in conference sales / conference coordination

High level of attention to detail

Fantastic customer service skills

A passion for events and hospitality

Great negotiation skills

Be innovative and idea / solutions focused

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Knowledge of event booking systems (Opera) would be an advantage

Self motivation

Excellent personal presentation

Flexibility of availability, including meeting and greeting clients outside of regular business hours when required

At Novotel, we grow faster

Feel fully responsible, be autonomous, adaptable, professional, have a love of adventureand a desire to stretch your limits : that’s the Novotel spirit .

An international brand with a network of 400 hotels in 60 countries, Novotel’s successis due to the professionalism and enthusiasm of its 30 000 employees whohave been embodying the brand’s ideals for over 40 years.

DNA of the brand, innovation is at the heart of the promise made to employees : "At Novotel, we grow faster" . To transform this promise into reality, Novotelhas implemented a unique human resources policy declined around five mainprofessional career paths.

Novotel accompanies each employee throughout their career.Integration, geographic mobility, bridging provision, skills development everyoneis given the opportunity to progress quickly and go further. Impossible is not Novotel.

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