Sales Associate - Latin America
IHGÂ® (InterContinental Hotels Group) is one of the world's leading hotel companies with a presence in almost 100 countries. We create Great Hotels, Guests LoveÂ® everyday for millions of people and we are looking for people just like you to join our award-winning team.
At IHGÂ® we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
Our IHGÂ® Worldwide Sales Centre in Makati is currently seeking for Sales Associate - Latin America.
AVAILABLE CAREER OPPORTUNITY:
Sales Associate - Latin America provides support to the Americas Region by servicing leads through the effective execution of the inquiry handling process, steps to conversion, and the preparation of proposals, quotations, and by cross checking product information between hotels for all brands within the IHG. You will support the Request For Proposal (RFP) process for assigned Sellers - driving greater revenue to IHG branded hotels through project coordination, trade show/agency coordination, liaison with internal departments, compilation of internal and external sales reports and serving as a liaison between clients and hotels.<br><br> Ideally, the role will need candidates with experience in customer service, call center, contact center, BPO, sales, and/or hotels but we are interested in you even if you don't.
Some of our best employees came to IHGÂ® with no work history at all. We are looking for great communicators who have the ability to quickly develop relationship with our guests. We are looking for candidates with strong interpersonal and customer service skills, excellent verbal communication skills, and the ability to quickly navigate web pages.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Designated support to Key Account Managers (KAMs) and their Accounts
â¢ Serve as primary point person for IHG to designated Accounts
â¢ Guide individual IHG hotels in negotiation of rates for Accounts, and assist hotels in maximizing revenues while meeting Account needs
â¢ Handle to conclusion the RFP process for Accounts and successfully execute booking needs of assigned Key Accounts.
â¢ Coordinate market segment sales projects as required or requested. Coordinate needs of market segment client promotional activities and project needs. Interface and coordinate project efforts with other Company Departments.
â¢ Coordinate reports and market share/clients data as needed.
2. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Required Skills
â¢ Business-level Spanish Language Communication Skills is required for this role
â¢ Experience and knowledge of sales principles and techniques
â¢ Time management skills, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks/clients required.
â¢ Ability to build and manage relationships with Key Accounts.
â¢ Ability to interact on a professional level with management and clients.
â¢ Knowledge and experience of Sales Systems (i.e. Delphi; i-RFP; Holidex, etc.)
â¢ 1-3 years progressive work-related experience within a regional sales team or similar environment, with demonstrated proficiency and understanding of one or more functions related to the position.
Anyone applying for the role must be at least 18 years old and willing to work on graveyard shifts, holidays and weekends.
Join us and not only can you benefit from the world of variety and opportunity that comes with working for a global organization, you can also look forward to being part of a company that will appreciate you for being you and experience world-class IHGÂ® benefits:
â¢ Experience Pay
â¢ Regularization of employment after 3 months
â¢ Hotel Discounts Worldwide for you and your family and friends
â¢ Retirement Plan
â¢ Medical Insurance (for employee and immediate family members)
â¢ Dental Insurance
â¢ Life Insurance
â¢ Accident Insurance
â¢ 30 days Leave Credits (15 days convertible to cash)
â¢ Incentive Programs
â¢ 20% night differential shift
â¢ Global Recognition Programs
â¢ Global career opportunities, training and room to grow opportunities
â¢ Great location
â¢ And Much More!
Our portfolio of brands is diverse, unique and exciting. We recapture the glamour of travel with InterContinentalÂ® and bring enjoyable travel to everyone with Holiday InnÂ® . We make business travel really work with Crowne PlazaÂ® and pioneer new concepts to meet changing consumer needs with EVENÂ® Hotels and HUALUXEÂ® . We've built the world's biggest loyalty brand, IHGÂ® Rewards Club , to show just how much we value our members. IHG's most important assets, though, are the hundreds of thousands of great people who work with us around the world.
We bring True Hospitality to everyone by connecting our portfolio of leading hotel brands, our leading-edge systems and our ways of reaching customers, with the passion and dedication of our colleagues around the world. Individually, these are strengths. Together, they give us the platform to deliver exceptional growth and the confidence to know we can make a difference to travellers everywhere.
Work Location: 9th Floor V Corporate Center, LP Leviste St, Salcedo Village, Makati City
Main Office: 29th Floor, Tower 2 RCBC Plaza, Ayala Ave. corner Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City
So are you finally ready to get a great career?
Apply today and see for yourself why IHG is one of the leading hotel companies in the world.
IHGÂ® is an equal opportunity employer.
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