IHG Director of Marketing and Sales in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
you’re a part of IHG, you’re more than your job title. And that’s what we love –
the individual talents, interests and dreams that make you who you are because
we know that a team with different perspectives and skills can only make our
already a global organisation – currently we operate a family of hotel brands,
including InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn and Holiday
Inn Express have around 754,265 rooms in over 5,200 hotels in nearly 100
countries around the world – but we think we can do so much more. All of
these brands work together towards our goals of creating Great Hotels Guests
Hotel Indigo Dubai Business Bay is scheduled to open Q4 2018
and we are now seeking a Director of Marketing & Sales to drive the
pre-opening and operating commercial agenda of this vibrantly designed
lifestyle hotel located in a key location in Dubai.
As the first lifestyle branded hotel of IHG in the Middle
East, this exciting project really is something to be part of.
The hotel will boast 270 tastefully decorated rooms, each
designed to reflect the hotels neighborhood story, the story of Dubai.
Other facilities that our guests can expect include an
infinity pool deck, fully equipped fitness centre and our neighborhood café and
bar, both offering seamless service and array of experiences reflecting this
This role oversees and directs all aspects of the hotels Marketing
& Sales activities including rooms, restaurants and bars.
Responsibilities include the development of launch strategies
and marketing plans, across digital, PR, content development, channels and
social ; oversee and assist with the execution of the operating sales and
marketing plan and S&M expenses management ; management of the sales and
marketing team and reporting on effectiveness of the plan.
Responsibilities also require direct and routine interaction
with IHG’s Regional Sales and Marketing office.
This role is predominantly marketing driven, so the ideal
candidate would come from a marketing background with the ability to develop
and execute winning commercial strategies
Individual must be friendly, enjoy learning new things and working in a
team environment. Must be flexible, willing to work smart, get along well with
others and have the passion to go the extra mile to surprise and delight our
At HotelIndigo ® we deliver inspired service. In all we do, we
are vibrant, curious and original.
Be vibrant by carrying ourselves in a
way that says to our guests we are energetic, motivated, confident.
Be curious by being aware of our hotel
and neighborhood and going out of our way to help guests learn and discover
what's going on.
Be original by building connections with our guests and being imaginative to
create memorable experiences.
Duties and Responsibilities
of personal and professional development experience in
previous senior marketing roles.
experience of leading and managing a team at senior level.
Evidence of having developed
successful and creative marketing strategies to drive brand awareness and
4 years of
relevant experience or similar supervisory role, or an equivalent combination
of education and work-related experience.
You'll report directly to the General
Manager and supervise the Revenue, PR, Sales, Reservations and Marketing teams
and you’ll play a big role in supporting the overall success of the hotel.
Ideally, you'll have a Bachelor Degree in Marketing or
related discipline, with a minimum of 5 yrs experience within the marketing
field. Ideally you will have worked in a multi-unit capacity within a
recognized multi-national organization.
Join us and not only can you benefit from the world of
variety and opportunity that comes with working for a global organisation, you
can also look forward to being part of a company that will appreciate you for
being you. In return for your hard work, you can look forward to a highly
competitive salary and benefits package. What’s more,
because your career will be as unique as you are, we’ll give
you all the tailored support you need to make a great start with IHG, be
involved and grow. So whoever you are, whatever you love doing, bring your
passion to IHG and we'll make sure you'll have
room to be yourself.
Job: Sales & Business Development
Location: United Arab Emirates-Dubai
Requisition ID: ABU004408