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
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