Director of Sales and Marketing

Location
Doha (QA)
Posted
13 Jan 2017
Closes
10 Feb 2017
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the sales contact for the General Manager and property leadership team.
  • Create and manages the development of a strategic sales plan
  • Determines and develops marketing communication activities
  • Provides customer intelligence in evaluating the market and economic trends that may lead to changes in sales strategy to meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Researches competitor’s sales strategies to identify ways to grow occupancy, RevPAR and market share
  • Suggests innovative marketing ideas and develops deployment strategies
  • Identifies PR opportunities and coordinates activities to support the overall marketing communication strategy.
  • Develops strong partnerships with local organizations and key stakeholders to further increase brand/product awareness.
  • Develops strong community relations by maintaining property participation in local, regional and national tradeshows and events.
  • Supports fellow managers in developing effective revenue strategies for their departments and setting aggressive goals that will drive the hotel's financial performance.

 Requirements:

  • At least 5 years minimum experience in Leadership position in Sales and Marketing
  • Previous Luxury Hotel, Middle East & pre-opening experience required
  • Obtained a University in Degree Business Administration, Marketing and/or Hospitality
  • Demonstrated sales performance track record and proven management skills
  • Must be flexible with the ability to sustain a high level of productivity and efficiency at all times.
  • Must display strong analytical, organizational, problem solving and administrative skills.
  • Must demonstrate strong managerial and leadership skills
  • Adapt to change quickly and strong multi-tasking.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office