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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.
Our modern eight storey hotel is located close to the Olaya business district, within easy reach to business centers such as Al Faisalyah and Kingdom Tower. With such an iconic location as this, access to the hotel via any one of the major arterial roads into and out of Riyadh ensures your arrival and departure will be easy. Our dedicated conference floor offers 16 meeting rooms of various combinations, from a boardroom table of 10 guests to larger venues to suit over 120. With a choice of over 290 accommodation rooms, and suites, dining outlets, and modern gymnasium, the choice will be yours for the making.
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 hotel
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 opportunities
Ø Responsible for the sales responses, hotel site visits and sales negotiations
Ø Minimum 2 years hotel sales experience within the middle east
Ø University graduate in hotel management or equivalent
Ø 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.