IHG Area Director of Sales & Marketing in Doha, Qatar
Do you see yourself as a Area 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.
The InterContinental ® brand looks for
charming, confident, sophisticated and internationally-minded people who know
what it takes to exceed guest expectations.
InterContinental Doha is the authentic urban
resort and business hotel in Doha, Qatar. We have 375 guestrooms and 9 high
quality restaurants and bars serving International cuisine, the longest private
500 meter Arabian Gulf Beach in Doha, an impressive grand ballroom that accommodates
up to 800 guests, five flexible function rooms that can host business meetings
and social gatherings, outstanding high-tech recreational facilities.
We are looking for an Area Director of Sales and Marketing to join our team.
As Area Director of Sales & Marketing , you
will be based at the InterContinental Doha Hotel where your main responsibility
is to lead the Sales and Marketing function and drive market share and growth.
Key responsibilities includes: develop and manage promotional strategies, sales
and marketing plans and existing accounts for the hotel; create and
implement programs to achieve greater profitability through increasing average
rate, overall occupancy and increased business volume during off-peak periods;
conduct Market Analysis; drive and develop new business for the hotel;
co-ordinate PR and Marketing opportunities; monitor team performance and
results; provide key interface with operations and other sales teams; prepare
annual departmental budgets and forecasts. Achievement will be measured on the
sales & marketing teams' new business targets and conversion levels, sales
calls, and revenue for the hotel along with minimum scores in hotel sales
audits. Also as the Director of Sales & Marketing you will be
responsible for managing and motivating your team. You will be required
to ensure that all staff within your department are adequately trained and
developed in line with company policy. You will also be responsible for
the Recruitment and Selection of your team and for managing any Employee
Relations issues with the support of the Human Resources Department. You
will actively guide and direct the whole team to ensure consistency of brand
standards and a high level of performance and service delivery.
Your area function is
to oversee the Commercial performance of other IHG Hotels in Northern Gulf
comprised of properties in Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain, supporting the property Director of Sales &
Marketing. You will also be working
closely with each hotel’s General Manager to set commercial targets and ensure implementation
of IHG’s tools and ways of working.
With a family of 9 brands and more than 5,700
hotels in 100 countries, we’ll give you opportunities to learn new skills and
grow your career; not forgetting a competitive salary and benefits package with
hotel discount worldwide!
You’ll not only join a brand that believes in
the importance of superior, understated service and outstanding facilities, but
also a team that is passionate about connecting guests to what's special about
the destination and sharing that knowledge so guests leave with an authentic
and memorable experience. Most importantly, we give you Room to be yourself.
Ideally, you will have at least 2 years of experience in an area role or
3 years of experience as Director of Sales & Marketing preferably in IHG Hotels with strong understanding on yield
management, key revenue metrics and a proven ability to exceed revenue / profit
targets. Bachelor's Degree in hospitality or related field.
If this sounds like the perfect move for you,
apply online now! Get in touch and tell us how you could bring your passion and
your individual skills to IHG.
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support. 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.
Requisition ID: DOH002837