Director of Sales & Marketing - InterContinental Abu Dhabi

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Details: Posted on: 21st December 2017

  • Company Name: Intercontinental Hotels
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary: Unspecified
  • Minimum Work Experience: 2-5 Years
  • Minimum Education Level: Bachelors Degree
  • Listed By: Employer
  • Career Level: Executive/Director


Do you see yourself as a Director of Sales & Marketing ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into surfing, swimming or scuba diving, here at IHG we're interested in YOU! We love to employ people who apply the same amount of passion and dedication to their jobs as they do to their hobbies - helping us to become one of the very best companies in the world. By sharing your expertise and passion, you will help us to achieve our vision which is 'Great Hotels Guests Love' .

The InterContinental Abu Dhabi is an IHG flag ship property in Abu Dhabi and is a prominent landmark on the Corniche, located in a commanding beachfront setting. It features 390 guest rooms and suites, has highly acclaimed food and beverage outlets and elegant meeting rooms and banquet facilities.

We are currently seeking to hire a dynamic Director of Sales & Marketing to join InterContinental Abu Dhabi.

Job Overview

To oversee and direct all aspects of the Sales and Marketing activities.
Responsibilities include overseeing the planning and development of promotional strategies and marketing plans; oversee and assist with the development and implementation of the sales and marketing plan; management of the sales and marketing team and reporting on effectiveness of the plan.
To direct and routine interaction with Regional Sales and Marketing office.
To lead Abu Dhabi's Travel Trade, Airline and MICE sales force by developing market strategies.

In this role you will direct the day-to-day activities of the sales team while you develop and maintain relationships with key clients. You will drive the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget, the hotel marketing plan and business plan and produce monthly reports and sales forecasts. The Manager will analyze current/potential market and sales trends and create and develop special events and sales blitzes to showcase the hotel to potential clients. You will review advertising, print and other media for the hotel while working with advertising agencies, consulting firms and vendors to maximize advertising investments and ensure ads represent brand identity and are appropriate for target audience. Another responsibility is to attend trade shows and major market events locally and nationally to promote new business and increase sales for the hotel is also within this role.

In your position, you will participate in the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget and financial plans, monitor budget and control expenses, identify additional sales opportunities, and monitor local competitors and industry trends to enhance Sales revenue.

Qualifications :

Ideally you'll have a Bachelor's degree in Hotel or Hospitality Management (or equivalent), with at least two (3) years experience as a department head or Executive Committee member in a hotel team. Ultimately, you have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, proficient skills for written and oral communication in English and a desire and the ability to travel and work in different countries. The right candidate portrays a professional image at all times and posses strong multi tasking and admin skills.

In return, we'll give you some great benefits including a competitive salary package, free duty meals, uniforms, hotel discounts worldwide and the chance to work with a fantastic team. Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself .

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.

To find out more about us or any other jobs with IHG please look at http://careers.ihg.com/

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