IHG Sales Manager - Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives in South Malé Atoll, Maldives
Sales Manager - Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives
Job Number EMEAA09843
Hotel Brand: Holiday Inn
Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Maldives - - South Malé Atoll
Do you see yourself as a Sales Manager ? What is your passion? Whether you're into soccer, swimming or skiing, at IHG we're interested in YOU! We love people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people that help us create great hotels guests love. The Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma , located at the Kandooma Fushi island in Maldives, is blessed with white sands, azure skies, lush tropical greenery and clear turquoise waters almost goes without saying. To complement this, the resort hotel, has created services intended to satisfy, engage, entertain, inform, educate and... Luxuriate. Our Sales & Marketing team, based in Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma, Maldives, is currently seeking for a Sales Manager (Chinese), reporting to the Director of Sales & Marketing.
Your day to day
This position has overallresponsibility for To manage sales activities and events in line with the annual sales and marketing plan and to achieve/exceed budget and sales strategy for the hotel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities – (Key Activities of the role)
Monitors competitors activities and assists in marketing intelligence
Refers sales leads to appropriate personnel within the InterContinental Hotels Group
Sells to new, existing and prospective customers considering goals set forth in the sales strategy, negotiating optimum rate for the benefit of the business
Services existing business through management of account bases
Sell all facets of the hotel
Manage the corporate head office and the preferred hotel history for that company
Develop and maintain a regular pattern of sales calls, meeting with principals of target market
Provides direction on, and conducts market research and analysis
Develops and maintains contact with business generators, meeting and convention planners, visitors/convention bureau, travel agents, tour operators, airlines, corporate accounts, Government Departments and other producers closely allied to Hotel business
Builds profile within local market place through attendance at various events and local market place
Conduct client interviews
Plan and conduct familiarization tours and site inspections
Travel when required to promote the hotel and develop potential business
Maintain regular contact with the IHG hotels in your region and the regional reservation office
Monitors existing business and inputs into sales strategy meetings to maximize business
Grows existing business and establishes and pursues leads which will develop business
Interfaces with operations on a timely basis
Initiates and prepares tenders for business
Assesses sales and marketing data
Assists with the preparation of new products and services
Assists in the evaluation of sales and marketing activities
Analyses sales mix and likely impact on hotel goals
Implement direction from Director of Sales and Marketing and Regional Managers
Liaison with advertising agency
Stock control of collateral
Execute advertising/creative briefs in a timely manner
Works with superior on manpower planning and management needs
Works with superior in the preparation and management of the Department’s budget
What we need from you
Join us as a Sales Manager (Chinese) in Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives. With Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Sales & Marketing, Hotel Management, Business Administration,or related field preferred, with 2 years related experience in Leisure segment in Resort.
Because, for this vital role, we're looking for someone who is proficient in writing and reading English. Have experience in a similar capacity is highly regarded, though not essential.
So what's your passion? Please apply online and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.
What we offer
In return for your hard work, you can look forward to a highly competitive salary and benefit package - including paid vacation with tickets, Health group insurance and the chance to work with a great team of people. 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 and most importantly 'Room to be yourself'.