IHG Director of Sales & Marketing - InterContinental Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates



you see yourself as a Directorof 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.



  • Tooversee and direct all aspects of the Sales and Marketing activities.

  • Responsibilitiesinclude overseeing the planning and development of promotional strategies andmarketing plans; oversee and assist with the development and implementation ofthe sales and marketing plan; management of the sales and marketing team andreporting on effectiveness of the plan.

  • Todirect and routine interaction with Regional Sales and Marketing office.

  • Tolead Abu Dhabi’s Travel Trade, Airline and MICE sales force by developingmarket strategies.


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.


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.


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.


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/

Job: Sales & Business Development

Location: United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi

Requisition ID: ABU004334