Director of Sales & Marketing - New Luxury Resort Opening - Indian Ocean

Location
Maldives
Salary
Up to US$72,000 Net + Expat Benefits
Posted
15 Sep 2016
Closes
13 Oct 2016
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management
  • Salary: US$72,000 Net + Expat Benefits
  • MUST have prior 5 star resort background
  • Candidate MUST have previous work experience within Indian Ocean and preferably within Maldives
  • MUST have strong experience of generating business from Europe, Russia, Korea and Chinese markets
  • Position is available or candidates who are willing to join on Single Status or Married Status (no children)
  • Candidate must be willing to join immediately
  • Candidate Age: 35-45 years (as per client requirements)

Our client is opening a new luxury resort in the Indian Ocean. To manage and lead the activities of the Sales and Marketing department, we are presently looking for a very dynamic and experienced professional to work in the role of a Director of Sales & Marketing.

The successful candidate shall spearhead and direct the sales and marketing team in all aspects of business, marketing and sales strategies.

Key profile:

  • Minimum 10-12 years’ experience in Sales and Marketing department with 5 years in a similar position as Director of Sales and Marketing employed within 5 star resorts
  • Must possess excellent knowledge of the feeder markets for Indian Ocean top end resorts especially out of Europe, Russia, Korea and Chinese markets
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with both individual VIPs and VIP groups
  • Must be an excellent networker
  • Must know his/her numbers and be comfortable dealing with owners and Corporate based colleagues
  • Must have high confidence levels and can close deals
  • Ensure repeat business with key accounts and bring on-board new clients
  • Candidate must be a Sales and Marketing guru who must be actively involved in Social Media, trade-shows, competitor analysis and PR activities
  • Must have the ability to define budgets, develop business development plans, and strategically implement innovative tactics to develop the overall brand and penetrate the market
  • Able to coach, mentor, develop and motivate a professional sales team
  • Flawless communicator showcasing dynamic personality
  • Must have strong financial insight in all sales objectives including forecasts, budgets etc.

For more information, please contact Martin Carpenter on mc@manhattangroup.co to arrange for a confidential interview