IHG Director of Sales & Marketing - InterContinental Adelaide in Adelaide, Australia

Description:

InterContinental Hotels & ResortsĀ® look for charming, confident, sophisticated and internationally-minded people who do all they can to exceed guest expectations.

InterContinental Adelaide is a landmark on the Adelaide skyline, located on the banks of the River Torrens on the cultural boulevard of North Terrace with Adelaide Festival Centre, and the redeveloped Adelaide Oval close by.

The InterContinental Adelaide is looking for a Director of Sales and Marketing to bring to work their genuine and friendly personality and join our sophisticated, cosmopolitan and experienced leadership. We believe that superior, understated service and outstanding facilities are important but what makes us truly different, is the genuine interest we show our guests and our ability to provide unrivalled insider knowledge and a real sense of occasion.

As Director of Sales and Marketing, you will manage all business development activities and events and will take overall leadership of the Sales and Marketing team.

Working with the General Manager, you will be actively involved in producing the Annual Revenue Plan in conjunction with the Executive Committee, create and implement an integrated Marketing Plan to drive measurable improvement in business performance and support the continued development of the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand within this region. Develop Marketing and Sales budgets and forecasts, producing, implementing and monitoring action plans to ensure Revenue Plan objectives are achieved and analysing current and potential markets/trends whilst co-ordinating all activities to maintain and increase revenue through added business volume and increased rate.

You'll be an integral member of the hotel's management team, providing expertise and direction of all aspects of the Sales, Marketing and Revenue activities in line with the overall business strategy. You'll report directly to the General Manager and supervise the Revenue, Public Relations, Sales, Marketing and Reservations teams. Maintaining Company Brand Standards, performing Market Analysis for your hotel and the planning, development and implementation of promotional strategies and marketing plans will be key parts of your role.

Qualifications

Ideally, you'll have a Bachelors' degree in Marketing, Commerce and/or Hospitality and minimum 2 years post graduate work experience OR 6 years Sales & Marketing experience, coupled with excellent communications skills, written & oral proficiency in English and presentation skills.

In return, we'll give you a competitive benefits package including salary, discounted accommodation worldwide and the opportunity to progress your career with IHG. You'll have the chance to work with a great team of people, and most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please apply on-line 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 careers.ihg.com at http://www.ihg.jobs

Job: Sales

Location: Australia-Adelaide

Requisition ID: ADE000729