Director of Sales & Marketing (ME Opening)
We are looking for an experienced and smart DOSM for an opening of a luxury branded hotel in the Middle East. This is not Dubai, so only those with a real entrepreneurial spirit and keen to continue or consolidate their international work experience need apply.
On behalf of our client, we are seeking candidates with:
- Excellent team leadership skills: to mentor and drive the team to optimise on business opportunities
- Can demonstrate a strong marketing bias and understanding: the DOS will handle the day to day management of sales allowing the DOSM to maintain a focus on marketing strategies to promote the hotel in a up and coming new area. They will have an understanding of brand marketing, digital and social media channels and PR.
- Ideally has had Middle East work experience but this is not essential, for the right person with the right aptitude. The client will even seriously consider a first time person to the region if they are open to making that first move
- Will have worked in a luxury hotel or can demonstrate an innate ability to represent and understand luxury branded sales and marketing skills – client and guest expectations
- Is or has worked in a city/corporate hotel at a senior sales level – Europe, Asia as the business mix is international companies, government and leisure from within the region
- Adaptable to different cultures and comfortable in mixing with high profile clients: networking and being the brand ambassador
- Arabic would be useful but is not essential
The company are offering a competitive salary and package and as a member of a well-respected globally recognised hotel brand, this is an opportunity for someone to further their career .
If this sounds of interest and you wish to find out more, please contact Vanessa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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