IHG Director of Sales & Marketing - Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Int'l Airport in Los Angeles, California

Description:

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

What's your passion? Whether you're into volunteer work, beach sports or flying kites, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. This exciting opportunity has overall responsibility for developing and implementing the total sales and marketing strategy of the hotel.

Southern California….where you can ski early in the morning and surf in the afternoon. A great place to live deserves a great place to work. This is where we come in…. The Crowne Plaza Los Angeles International Airport Hotel is a bustling 613-room full service hotel with 15,000 square feet of meeting space. Considered the Gateway to Los Angeles we are less than one mile from the LAX terminals, offering 24-hour complimentary shuttle service to and from LAX. The hotel is conveniently surrounded by all the major Southern California Attractions such as Hollywood, Disneyland and Universal Studios. We are only minutes from the Los Angeles Convention Center and Staples Center. Our neighboring beach communities are Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Venice Beach and Manhattan Beach. Have a quick cup of coffee in our Boulevard Market Café or enjoy a superior dining experience in the Landing Restaurant. We have an excellent team and look forward to your application!

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.

Qualifications

We require a Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field, and five years total experience in a hospitality or hotel sales and marketing setting, with direct supervisory experience over a sales team, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You must be able to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows, conventions, etc.

The ability to speak multiple languages is preferred and you may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

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

IHG is an equal opportunity employer Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans

Job: Hotel General Management

Location: CA-Los Angeles

Requisition ID: R134681