IHG Director of Sales & Marketing - Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport in Brussels, Belgium

Description:

There’s nothing complicated

about dealing with business people.

They’re just people. Doing business.

By day, international marketing superhero. By night: fluffy bath robe and a box

set.

Like Liz, who’s left her laptop cable in the cab. Or Mario, who’s secretly

missing his cats. The early riser, who’s first in the gym. The sales team

preparing for the ‘big pitch’ over a freshly prepared lunch. At Crowne Plaza

Hotels and Resorts, we embrace the new world of business and understand that

Modern business travellers want a hotel (and a hotel team) that understands and

supports them, helping at every turn.

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Sales & Marketing Director you’ll develop and implement sales

and marketing strategies for the hotel, create and implement tactical plans and

ensure revenue goals are achieved.

Your day-to-day:

People management

  • Manage daily salesactivities, plan and assign work ensuring you always have the right staffingnumbers

  • Develop your team andimprove their performance through coaching and feedback, and create performanceand development goals for colleagues

  • Train colleagues to makesure they hit hotel revenue goals to the standards we expect and have the toolsthey need to work effectively

  • Drive a great workingenvironment for teams to thrive – connect departments to create sense of oneteam

  • Interact with outsidecontacts: guests, vendors and other contacts as needed

  • Develop and maintain great working relationships with key clients and outsidecontacts to increase revenue

Financialmanagement

  • Hit all personal/team salesgoals and maximise profitability

  • Help prepare thedepartmental budget and financial plans including the hotel marketing plan

  • Create and implement salesplans that drive measurable incremental occupancy, increase average rates, increasevolume, food and beverage and banquet sales

  • Produce monthly reports andsales forecasts to analyse current/potential market and sales trends,coordinate activities to increase revenue and market share and monitorperformance to ensure actual sales meet or exceed established revenue plan

  • Create and develop specialevents and sales blitzes to showcase the hotel to potential clients. Attendtrade shows and major market events locally and nationally to promote newbusiness and increase sales and marketing opportunities for the hotel

Qualifications

WHAT WE OFFER

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary

and benefits – including great room discount and superb training.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all

families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics.

As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the

right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you

care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well

as always looking for ways to improve.

JOIN OUR TEAM

So go on - show us how your passion and personality

are the perfect fit to deliver memorable experiences to our guests.

Job: Business Development

Location: Belgium-Brussels

Requisition ID: BRU000095