Director of Sales (74606)

Location
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Posted
22 Sep 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management

ARE YOU HAPPY WITH OK?

OR PERFECTION?

 

It takes a special kind of person to work at Shangri-La:

someone with an eye for details and the skills to perform;

someone with an attitude to deliver and a passion to delight.

 

Are you Shangri-La?

 

Competencies:

  • Comprehension and implementation of effective Account Management System,
  • Driving Cross Selling Initiatives,
  • Knowledge on Competition (Hotels & Destinations),
  • Managing the Team - Motivation and Maximizing Productivity,
  • Revenue Responsibility,
  • Revenue Maximization and Yield Management,
  • Sales & Marketing Planning and Implementation,
  • Sales Process and Presentation Skills,
  • Strategic Selling and Creating Demand,
  • Systems Management - Delphi & MeetingBroker,
  • Understanding and Working with Third Party Suppliers, e.g. PCOs, NTOs, OTAs, Government agencies, RSOs, NSOs, etc,

 

Requirements:

  • Experience in a similar capacity in a luxury 5 star chain for a minimum of 3 to 5 years
  • Knowledge of local and regional market are preferred

 

 

Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai

 

The award-winning Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai offers luxurious accommodations, exceptional dining and gracious hospitality in the heart of one of the world's most dynamic cities.

 

Located along Sheikh Zayed Road, the 42 storey hotel is 15 minutes from Dubai International Airport and 5 minutes from the Dubai Convention Centre, World Trade Centre, Dubai International Financial Centre and downtown Burj Khalifa Dubai. It is within close proximity to shopping malls including the famous Dubai Mall as well as Dubai’s popular beaches.

 

The hotel’s 302 rooms and suites offer a combination of traditional luxury and modern functionality. Fantastic views and thoughtfully-selected furnishings create an experience of unparalleled style and comfort.