IHG Director of Sales - InterContinental Al Taif in Taif, Saudi Arabia
Do you see yourself as a Director of Sales and Marketing ?
What's your passion? Whether you're into volunteer work, beach sports or flying kites, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. This exciting opportunity has overall responsibility for developing and implementing the total sales and marketing strategy of the hotel.
In this role you will direct the day-to-day activities of the sales team while you develop and maintain relationships with key clients. You will drive the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget, the hotel marketing plan and business plan and produce monthly reports and sales forecasts. The Manager will analyze current/potential market and sales trends and create and develop special events and sales blitzes to showcase the hotel to potential clients. You will review advertising, print and other media for the hotel while working with advertising agencies, consulting firms and vendors to maximize advertising investments and ensure ads represent brand identity and are appropriate for target audience. Another responsibility is to attend trade shows and major market events locally and nationally to promote new business and increase sales for the hotel is also within this role.
We require a Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field, and five years total experience in a hospitality or hotel sales and marketing setting, with direct supervisory experience over a sales team, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You must be able to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows, conventions, etc.
The ability to speak multiple languages is preferred and you may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
Location: Saudi Arabia-Taif
Requisition ID: 827