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SLS Barcelona - Opening Fall 2024, Barcelona, Spain

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REF33908Z

Conference Director

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle


Company Description

SLS Barcelona, a five-star urban resort of extraordinary experiences, brings a new variety of seaside glamour, indulgence and excellence to Barcelona’s waterfront district of Port Forum. Here the hallmarks of an SLS wonderland – playful ambiance, VIP treatment, and theatrical experiences - meet idyllic views to set a lavish stage for the extraordinary to unfold. The only 5-star hotel in the city to feature a terrace off every guestroom (471 in total), SLS Barcelona is all-encompassing in its delight, offering an array of exclusive amenities including rooftop dining and bars, three inviting swimming pools, a spacious 800 square-meter ballroom with abundant natural light, break out rooms catering to all size of meetings, a rejuvenating spa, and a state-of-the-art fitness centre. Say farewell to the ordinary, and hello to the extraordinary! 


Job Description

What you’ll do

We are looking for an experienced Conference Director to join the pre-opening team at SLS Barcelona. Under the guidance of the Director of Sales, you will support the Director of Sales in leading and managing all conference operations at our hotel. You will be responsible for overseeing the planning, coordination, and execution of all conferences and events hosted at SLS Barcelona.

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and ensuring their expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive strategies for conference and event services that align with the hotel's business goals and enhance its reputation.
  • Prepare and manage budgets for conferences and events, ensuring financial targets are achieved and resources are utilized efficiently.
  • Collaborate to develop and execute promotional strategies to attract clients and maximize event bookings.
  • Conduct post-event evaluations to assess success, gather client feedback, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Maintain high standards of service quality and guest satisfaction, addressing any issues or concerns promptly and effectively.
  • Lead and manage a team of conference executives and support staff, delegating tasks and responsibilities as needed to ensure smooth execution of events, groups handover from the beginning through all event planning stages, final agenda and services confirmation, until the final invoice.

Qualifications

What we are looking for...

  • Degree in Hotel Management or related studies.
  • +3 years of experience in hospitality/luxury Events or Sales & Marketing department.
  • Proficient knowledge of computer systems such as: Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook is required.
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment and have a high level attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluent in Spanish and English.
  • You make people feel good - your team, guests and colleagues alike.  You make a positive impact.
  • Innovative and insightful.
  • You are an excellent relationship builder, confident in working with other teams and leaders; you’re passionate about what we can achieve together.
  • You take ownership of important issues, solve problems, and make effective decisions.
  • You learn quickly and adapt to SLS’s unique culture.
  • You are humble and open to ideas. We leave our ego at the door and help get things done.
  • You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once.
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other, and has fun along the way.

Additional Information

What's in it for you... 

  • The opportunity to join an innovative, fast-growing, international group that’s committed to not just building new hotels but building a global brand. 

  • The chance to challenge the norm and work in an environment that is both creative and rewarding. 

  • Become part of a team that’s very passionate about creating great hospitality experiences and exploring new locations at every opportunity. 

  • A competitive package and plenty of opportunity for development. 

  • Excellent discounts across the entire Ennismore family of brands. 

 

SLS is part of Ennismore, a creative hospitality company rooted in culture and community, with a global collection of entrepreneurial and founder-built brands with purpose at their heart. Ennismore is a joint- venture with Accor, formed in 2021. 

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