IHG Assistant Director of Sales - InterContinental Doha The City in Doha, Qatar

Description:

Do you see yourself as an Assistant Director of Sales?

What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, 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.

THE LOCATION:

Within the midst of this incredible and fast emerging destination, towering 225 metres high in the exclusive area of West Bay stands a new dimension in luxury, InterContinental Doha The City ; an icon of modern architecture had opened the doors for the guests on 19 February 2012 and had set the standard in modern upscale accommodation for business and leisure travellers. (176 residence, 360 rooms, 7 F&B outlets, one Events Centre)

The Role:

As an Assistant Director of Sales at InterContinental Doha The City you

are responsible to manage

the hotel sales function to drive market share growth, essential duties and

responsibilities, develop and manage

sales plans and strategies, management and development of existing accounts for the hotel &

group, monitors competitors activities and assists in marketing intelligence,

refers sales leads to appropriate personnel within the InterContinental Hotels

Group, sells to new, existing and prospective customers considering goals set

forth in the sales strategy, negotiating optimum rate for the benefit of the

business, services existing business through management of account bases, sell

all facets of the hotel, develop and maintain a regular pattern of sales calls,

meeting with principals of target market, provides direction on, and conducts

market research and analysis, develops and maintains contact with business

generators, meeting and convention planners, visitors/convention bureau, travel

agents, tour operators, airlines, builds profile within

local market place through attendance at various events and local market place,

conduct client interviews, entertain clients, plan and conduct familiarization

tours and site inspections, travel when required to promote the hotel and

develop potential business, monitors existing business and

inputs into sales strategy meetings to maximize business, grows existing

business and establishes and pursues leads which will develop business,

interfaces with operations on a timely basis, initiates and prepares tenders

for business, assesses sales and marketing data, assists with the preparation

of new products and services, assists in the evaluation of sales and marketing

activities.

In return, we'll give you a competitive

benefits package including salary and the opportunity to progress your career

with IHG. You'll have the chance to work with a great team of

people. Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please apply on-line

and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.

To find out more about us or any other jobs

with IHG please look at www.ihg.com/careers

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree holder / higher education qualification / equivalent in hotel management or related field

Previous hotel and/or sales experience essential, with ability to demonstrate success in developing existing and new business within the corporate environment

Ability to implement and execute sales strategies and account plans

High degree of impact and influence within all levels of Operations

Pro active approach, with strong drive for results and a track record of achievement

Job: Sales

Location: Qatar-Doha

Requisition ID: DOH002624