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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


About us

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

  • Entertain clients

  • 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

  • Collateral input

  • 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'.

  • Major Brad D. Anderson

    United States Army

    Major (Ret) Brad Anderson is the Human Resources Manager at IHG Army Hotels – Fort Benning, Georgia. He retired out of the U.S. Army after 23 years of service with combat tours in Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) and Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom).

    Brad enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1992, and was assigned as an infantryman at Fort Lewis, Wash., where he served six years in 9th Infantry Regiment and 25th Infantry Division. In 1999, he was assigned to Fort Benning, Ga., where he completed Drill Sergeant School and then served with the Infantry Training Brigade. He was next assigned to Officer Candidate School in 2003 and earned his commission as a second lieutenant in the Adjutant General Corps. Major Anderson’s previous assignments as an officer include Camp Casey, South Korea, where he served as a postal platoon leader; Iraq, where he served as deputy plans and operations officer, III Corps; Fort Benning, where he served with 30th Adjutant General Reception Battalion, as Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander; Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., where he served with 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), as battalion and group human resources officer and Fort Lee where he served his final assignment as the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) commander.

    Brad’s professional military education includes the Adjutant General Corps Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Drill Sergeant School, Pathfinder Course, and Rappel Master School. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Wash.

    Brad’s military awards and decorations include a Joint Service Achievement Medal, 2 Meritorious Service Medals, 4 Army Commendation Medals, 3 Army Achievement Medals, and 4 Army Good Conduct Medals. He has also been awarded a variety of unit and service medals & ribbons, in addition to earning the Expert Infantryman Badge.

    On his first day of military retirement (October 1st, 2015) we proudly welcomed Brad to the IHG family. It was then, that Brad began his career with us as the HR Manager of the IHG Army Hotels on Fort Benning, a role he continues to thrive in today.

  • Michael Bayerl

    United States Air Force

    “My experience with IHG has been nothing short of awesome and I have learned so much.  Soon I will be the GM of the World’s Largest Holiday Inn Express (currently the IHG Army Hotels on Fort Lee) with 1,000 rooms.”

    Senior Master Sergeant (Ret.) Michael Bayerl joined the U.S. Air Force in 1979. Throughout 20 years of active duty, he served as an Air Force Services Specialist and Inspector General for Services-Air Mobility Command. From the moment he started with the USAF Michael was immersed with hospitality experience, starting out in Food in Beverage before working his way through the ranks and functioning in virtually every position available within military restaurants & hotels.

    In 2002, Michael took on a General Manager position at an Air Force Inn, and since that time, he has managed hotel complexes with over 2000+ rooms, on 3 different properties. Michael found his way to IHG when he intentionally took on a role with Army Lodging, knowing that the hotel would soon be privatized into an IHG hotel.

    Today, Michael is the General Manager at IHG Army Hotels on Fort Lee (soon to be re-branded as the World’s largest Holiday Inn Express).

  • Teresa “Sarge” Colatarci


    Meet Teresa “Sarge” Colatarci, general manager/regional director of operations for six IHG Army Hotels at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. Following her service in the U.S. Navy, she continues to serve by providing True Hospitality through the IHG Teen Academy.