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Assistant Director of Sales

  • Full Time
  • UAE
  • Posted 4 months ago

IHG Hotels & Resorts

About the job
At Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts our goal is to make business travel work. That’s where you come in. When you are part of the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand you’re more than just a job title. At Crowne Plaza, we look for people who are dynamic and passionate! People who excel in their role and help our guests succeed too.

Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina is the perfect location that completely understands modern business travelers. Located in the cosmopolitan Dubai Marina area, the 3,037 square-meters hotel is next to Dubai Marina Mall and within walking distance of the picturesque pedestrian promenade, which borders the waterway lined with vibrant cafes and restaurants.

With 273 stylish rooms and a convenient, prestigious location, you will find Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina an ideal hotel for productive business and enjoyable leisure time; and will definitely enjoy the hotel that has mastered the balance between modernism of the business world and traditions of the Arabian hospitality.

We have an exciting opportunity for you as Assistant Director of Sales (Leisure) to join our enthusiastic team at Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina.

As an Assistant Director of Sales you are responsible you manage the property’s reactive and proactive sales efforts; provides day to day leadership to sales executives and managers to achieve property sales objectives with overall responsibility for achieving booking goals and property revenues and your role will include key responsibilities such as:

Assists the Director of Sales & Marketing in producing, implementing and monitoring action plans to ensure Business Plan objectives are achieved.
Analyses current and potential markets/trends, co-ordinates all activities to maintain and increase revenue through added business volume and increased rates.
Assists the Director of Sales & Marketing with weekly reviews of sales team activities to ensure targets and sales objectives are being met.
Review the daily business levels, anticipate critical situations and plan effective solutions in conjunction with the department heads, to best expedite these situations.
Assists with the development and implementation of promotions, both internal and external.
Works with management team to create and implement a sales plan addressing revenue, customers and the market for the segment.
Leading the team & setting strategies to achieve department goals

The successful candidate will be hands-on leader with the ability to positively coach and motivate the team to success. Ideally, the candidate would have minimum 3 years experiences in a similar role in a 5 star hotel; able to handle multi-national team. Knowledge of Corporate Segment will be an added advantage. The position required a high organization skill; highly motivated; focus on training and developing staff member; good administration skill.

IHG is more than just a great place to stay; we are also one of UAE’s best employers. We are looking for exceptional people like you to greet the world and be the spark that makes us even better.

We passionately believe that it’s our people who have brought us to where we are today and our people that will help us grow. We celebrate diversity every day. We welcome guests from every background and corner of the world, so we want individuals who can bring true hospitality to life for everyone.

We will give you every opportunity to grow vertically, functionally, geographically, and personally. As part of the IHG family with more than 6,000 hotels in over 100 countries, the world is your oyster.

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

Join Crowne Plaza one of the largest and best loved premium hotel brands in the world. With more than 420 hotels in diverse locations globally Crowne Plaza is the perfect base to connect on business, pleasure or a blend of both. We’ve thoughtfully designed our spaces to encourage, support and celebrate great connections. We’re also big on meetings and events, a trusted and valued partner for connecting both domestic and global groups alike.

Our branded service style ‘Dare to Connect’ is crafted for connection. Designed for humans not nameless guests or colleagues. Still professional but touches guests on an emotional level. Where colleagues take their initiative and use their personality because they make a crucial difference in the guest’s experience. The role of every colleague at Crowne Plaza is to create memorable emotional connections and the job of every leader is to create an environment where that can happen. Lets Go Further Together.

Don’t quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you’d be a great fit for the job? We’ll never know unless you hit the ‘Apply’ button. Start your journey with us today and let’s #GoFurtherTogether.

To apply for this job please visit careers.ihg.com.

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