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Meeting and Events Manager Holiday Inn Coventry M6 J2, Hinckley Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 2HP

We now have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Meeting & Events Manager to join the team at the newly refurbished Holiday Inn Coventry.

Host to a state of the art Academy, Holiday Inn Coventry boasts 21 conference and meeting rooms that are a pivotal part of the business.

As Meeting & Events Manager you will be responsible for:-

Leading and Managing People, Inventory Control, and Sales and Pricing Strategy, Information Analysis and Monitoring, Forecast and Budgets, Competitive and Demand Analysis and Driving Commercial Performance for Meeting space within the hotel.

Play a senior role within the hotel commercial team to develop and drive strategies to optimise all available meeting space through all distribution channels.

Ensure that sales and pricing strategies are based on commercial judgement through effective analysis and reporting.

Ensure professional and efficient utilisation of all systems, in line with company best practices and standard operating procedures.

You will lead the way with Hotel Show Rounds and Showcase the Hotel’s Meeting and Events facilities through coordinating special events.

Ensure effective information gathering and analysis is conducted in order to identify and maximise on all possible opportunities and minimise any risks.

Ensure that relevant hotel and above-hotel commercial team members are actively engaged in all revenue decisions by maintaining regular communication to effectively implement, drive and review strategies and controls.

Manage and develop the Meeting & Events coordination team.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • 2+ years direct experience of sales management within meeting and conferencing Management.
  • Advanced Excel.
  • Experience using Delphi would be an advantage
  • Strong preference for analysing and organising numerical financial and statistical data. Strong presentational and influencing skills.
  • Effective coaching, communication, organising and planning skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of sales forecasting systems

How do we Reward you?

Great rewards are aligned to joining our portfolio, not only do Interstate offer great discounts for Staff, Friends & Family within all their UK hotels, but you also get to experience your own brand benefits, World Wide!!! Plus we have a very successful Training Academy that awaits you, to support your development and career across all brands.


So if you have a great personality, are results driven, and can be a valued team member, especially during pressured times, then we want to hear from you!


Holiday Inn Coventry M6 J2
Hinckley Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 2HP

  • Job Ref INT4333
  • Branch Holiday Inn Coventry M6 J2
  • Location Holiday Inn Coventry M6 J2, Coventry
  • Salary/Benefits Excellent Salary Plus Industry Leading Benefits
  • Contract type Permanent
  • Hours Full Time
  • Posted date 08/02/2019
  • Closing date 10/03/2019

As the largest hotel brand in the world, Holiday Inn believe in the joy of travel for all, with one simple goal: to make all our guests smile. As part of the IHG family, we are committed to delivering True Hospitality to all. This hotel is managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts; a world leading Management Company that operates over 450 franchised and independent hotels globally, working in partnership with the biggest brands in hospitality.