Asst. Director of Sales & Marketing

Location
Middle East, United Arab Emirates
Salary
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Posted
04 Oct 2011
Closes
01 May 2012
Contact
Director of Human Resources
Sector
Hotel
At Cristal Hotels & Resorts, the primary job responsibilities of a Asst. Director of Sales & Marketing includes assisting in establishing and directing the marketing and sales activities of our hotels (including advertising and public relations), creating and overseeing the hotel's annual business and marketing plans, as well as managing the sales team with a strategic Yield Management practices. You would grab this opportunity if you are a passionate hospitality professional possessing a proven track record, preferably in Abu Dhabi, in maximizing hotel revenue among its market segments that includes Government, Corporate, Tour & Travel groups (local & International) and online distribution channels.

Responsibilities:
• Assigns sales territory, target groups and sales quota allocations
• Coordinates sales activities with all relevant departments
• Prepares and submits plans, budgets, progress reports and sales reports, regularly
• Manages human resource functions e.g. hiring, training, performance reviews
• Researches competitors' products/services
• Develops goals and objectives, projects and priorities and assign them to Sales Team
• Develops and conduct sales campaigns, as well as marketing and promotional plans
• Makes productive sales call daily

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Leadership skills with Previous senior managerial experience in sales, marketing, public relations and/or the tourism industry is required
• Financial management and Strategic planning skills
• Knowledge of the product and competitive environment in Abu Dhabi
• Strong network of connections
• Excellent communication skills
• Relevant education on business administration, marketing, communications, public relations, advertising or a related field is required

If you are passionate about being a hospitality professional whose career aspiration is to grow within a challenging environment that is customer focused, career oriented and wanting to be a member of an electric mix of talented multicultural employees, apply now!