Assistant Sales Manager - InterContinental Doha The City
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Do you see yourself as a Assistant Sales Manager?
What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or karaoke, 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.
Within the midst of this incredible and fast emerging destination, towering 225 metres high in the exclusive area of West Bay stands a new dimension in luxury, InterContinental Doha The City; an icon of modern architecture had opened the doors for the guests on 19 February 2012 and had set the standard in modern upscale accommodation for business and leisure travellers. (176 residence, 360 rooms, 7 F&B outlets, one Events Centre)
As an Assistant Sales Manager, you are responsible to assist the Sales Manager in managing the hotel sales function to drive market share growth, essential duties and responsibilities develop and manage sales plans and strategies, drive and develop new business (Corporate) for the hotel, management and development of existing accounts for the hotel,monitors competitors activities and assists in marketing intelligence, refers sales leads to appropriate personnel within the InterContinental Hotels Group, sells to new, existing and prospective customers considering goals set forth in the sales strategy, negotiating optimum rate for the benefit of the business, services existing business through management of account bases, sell all facets of the hotel, develop and maintain a regular pattern of sales calls, meeting with principals of target market, provides direction on, and conducts market research and analysis, develops and maintains contact with business generators, meeting and convention planners, visitors/convention bureau, travel agents, tour operators,airlines, corporate accounts, Government Departments and other producers closely allied to Hotel business, builds profile within local market place through attendance at various events and local market place, conduct client interviews, entertain clients, plan and conduct familiarization tours and site inspections, travel when required to promote the hotel and develop potential business, maintain regular contact with the IHG hotels in your region and the regional reservation office, monitors existing business and inputs into sales strategy meetings to maximize business, grows existing business and establishes and pursues leads which will develop business, interfaces with operations on a timely basis, initiates and prepares tenders for business, assesses sales and marketing data, assists with the preparation of new products and services,assists in the evaluation of sales and marketing activities, analyses sales mix and likely impact on hotel goals, coordinate PR and Marketing opportunities, provide key interface with operations and other sales teams.
In return, we'll give you a competitive
benefits package including salary and the opportunity to progress your career
with IHG. You'll have the chance to work with a great team of
people. Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself.
So what's your passion? Please apply on-line
and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.
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Bachelor's degree holder / higher education qualification / equivalent in hotel management or related field
Previous hotel and/or sales and Guest Relations experience essential, with ability to demonstrate success in developing existing and new business within the corporate environment
Ability to implement and execute sales strategies and account plans
High degree of impact and influence within all levels of Operations
Pro active approach, with strong drive for results and a track record of achievement