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

business stronger.


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

expressive neighborhood.

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

Experience –



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

customer loyalty.


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