IHG Manager, Mainstream Brands - Australasia & Japan (Sydney based) Parental Leave Contract in Sydney, Australia

Manager, Mainstream Brands - Australasia & Japan (Sydney based) Parental Leave Contract

Job Number R155199

Hotel Brand:

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Australia - New South Wales - Sydney


About us

InterContinental Hotels Group are one of the world's leading hotel companies. Present in around 100 countries, we have over 160 million guests staying in 785,544 rooms in more than 5,300 hotels per year.

You'll know our hotel brands. They are some of the best known and most popular in the world - InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN Hotels® and HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts as well as Kimpton Hotels.

All of these brands work together towards our goals of creating Great Hotels Guests Love®. This is a mission that's seen us go from strength to strength — with more rooms in an ever-growing portfolio of hotels across more and more locations. Which makes this an incredibly exciting time to become part of the team.

Your day to day

Due to Parental Leave we are currently seeking a Manager, Mainstream Brands based in our Sydney Corporate Office to support or hotels across Australasia and Japan for a 9 month contract

This role works closely with the Brand Director to develop and deliver brand strategy and positioning across Australasia & Japan, including clear definition, monitoring and evaluation of the brands through qualitative and quantitative research, guest experience, product development and innovative enhancements. The role will work closely with the regional Operations and Compliance teams to ensure ‘Hotel Ready’ deployment of initiatives, with direct working relationships with Global Marketing teams.

This role will manage and execute implementation and measurement of brand standards and guest experience standards as set by Global Brand leaders. Also, design and implement a system of continuous improvement to ensure competitiveness, consistency and quality of the guest experience, utilizing consumer insight, competitive analysis and system appetite to drive decisions

What we need from you

Ideally you will have a Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing or Communications combined with a minimum of 5 years marketing experience, with at least 3 years in hospitality industry. Experience within a multi-national operating environment with Asia Pacific coverage would be desirable. Previous experience in brand and/or marketing management an advantage. Excellent written and spoken communication skills. Strong project management skills, demonstrates accountability and is able to meet tight deadlines and multi-task. Ability to manage agency relationships to drive quality in a cost-effective and timely manner. Ability to take initiative, work independently and propose and implement effective plans.

What we offer

In return, we'll give you a competitive benefits package including salary, discounted accommodation worldwide and the opportunity to progress your career with IHG. You'll have the chance to work with a great team of people, and most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself.

So, what's your passion? Please apply on-line and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG. To find out more about us or any other jobs with IHG please go to www.careers.ihg.com at http://www.careers.ihg.com/