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Sales Manager - InterContinental Doha

Doha

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Recruiter
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts - Middle East & Africa
Posted
27/11/2016
Ref
DOH001980
Location
Doha
Job Type
Sales & Marketing, Sales Manager
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
 
The InterContinental® brand looks for charming, confident, sophisticated and internationally-minded people who know what it takes to exceed guest expectations.
The InterContinental Doha is the authentic urban resort and business hotel in Doha, Qatar. We have 256 guestrooms and eight high quality restaurants and bars serving International cuisine, the longest private 500 meter Arabian Gulf Beach in Doha, an impressive grand ballroom that accommodates up to 800 guests, five flexible function rooms that can host business meetings and social gatherings, outstanding high-tech recreational facilities.
InterContinental Doha is looking for a Sales Manager to join our team.
You'll be an enthusiastic and experienced individual who can communicate easily with both your fellow team members, clients, key accounts and guests, and has an excellent eye for detail. 
 
Reporting to the Director of Sales and Director of Sales & Marketing, you'll manage the sales activities and events in line with the annual sales and marketing plan to achieve/exceed budget and sales strategy for the hotel.  Additionally, you'll be responsible for monitoring competitors activities and assist in marketing intelligence, selling to new, existing and prospective customers in line with  the goals set forth in the sales strategy, negotiating optimum rate for the benefit of the business, servicing existing business through management of client account base; planning, development and implementation of promotional strategies and marketing plans, developing and maintaining regular sales calls, meeting with principals of the target markets and conducting market research and analysis.
 
With a family of 9 brands and more than 4,600 hotels in 100 countries, we’ll give you opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career; not forgetting a competitive salary and benefits package with hotel discount worldwide!
You’ll not only join a brand that believes in the importance of superior, understated service and outstanding facilities, but also a team that is passionate about connecting guests to what's special about the destination and sharing that knowledge so guests leave with an authentic and memorable experience. Most importantly, we give you Room to be yourself.
Ideally, you will have at least 2 years of experience in a similar role in a five-star hotel – complex market.
 
If this sounds like the perfect move for you, apply online now! Get in touch and tell us how you could bring your passion and your individual skills to IHG.
 

QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree, Higher Education qualification or equivalent in related field

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

  • Be results-driven, with a demonstrable track record in exceeding targets

  • Ability to analyze and evaluate data against key performance indicators

  • Leadership skills, particularly the ability to motivate and inspire others

  • Be a solutions-focused team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude

  • Superior time management and relationship building skills


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