Sales Manager-Holiday Inn Downtown Dubai


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Holiday Inn - Middle East & Africa
Job Type
Sales & Marketing, Sales Manager
Job Level

Do you see yourself as an Sales Manager?


What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, 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.


 Holiday Inn Downtown Dubai combines the welcoming
atmosphere of old Dubai and the vibrant cosmopolitan life of downtown. This
long-standing Dubai hotel, with its well provided 139 rooms delight business
and leisure travelers alike with its central location and easy access to the
various destinations in Dubai.


We have an exciting
opportunity for you to join our Sales & Marketing team for the opening as Sales Manager.


The position is
accountable for proactively soliciting and handling sales opportunities for the
hotel. You will also be involved in building long-term, value-based customer
relationships that enable achievement of the hotel sales objectives.


You will specifically
have the following job responsibilities:

Ø  Analyse the market information and assist the Director of Sales to
develop the sales strategy of the hotel

Ø  Actively solicit the clients and develop long term relationships

Ø  Developing and implementing the strategy of generating business for the

Ø  Expand the database of the hotel, and bring new businesses to the hotel

Ø  Represent the hotel in the various trade shows and maximise the business

Ø  Responsible for the sales responses, hotel site visits and sales


Ø  Minimum 2 years hotel sales experience within the UAE 

Ø  University graduate in hotel management or equivalent

Ø  Holder of a UAE driving license

Ø  Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & Power Point

Ø  Bilingual with excellent written & verbal communication skills

Ø  Strategic thinking, planning, forecasting and leadership skills


In addition, you will
be pro-active, self-motivated, loves challenges and ability to meet
aggressive targets and work in a challenging environment.


In return we'll give
you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include,
accommodation, Health insurance, yearly return ticket and free meals on duty.
Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of
discount schemes and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most
importantly, we'll give you the Room to be Yourself.


We are an equal
opportunity employer.

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