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Sales Manager for Holiday Inn Kiswa - Makkah

Mecca

Full job details

Recruiter
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts - Middle East & Africa
Posted
21/09/2016
Ref
MEC000185
Location
Mecca
Job Type
Sales & Marketing, Sales Manager
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management
 

Do you see yourself as a Sales Manager?

 

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.

 

Holiday Inn Kiswa is ideally located just a few minutes from Al Haram (The Holy Mosque). The hotel enjoys one of Makkah's most privilege settings.  The hotel is just an hour's drive from King Abdul Aziz International Airport Jeddah and in close proximity to the city's business district.

 

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.


So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could
bring your individual skills to IHG.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer, however, as per the local
government law only Muslims are permitted within the city of Makkah.

 

This position requires three to five years of
similar experience in a Large and High Profile Hotel. 



 At IHG we are committed to developing our team and managing our talent
and would encourage internal as well as external candidates to apply for any of
our vacancies. 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, trade shows, 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 .   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.

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