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Director of Marketing and Sales

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)

4 - 5 years United Arab Emirates - United Arab Emirates

Bachelor of Business Administration(Management). Any Nationality

, Posted on May 15, 2018 1 Opening

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When you're a part of IHG, you're more than your job title. And that's what we love - the individual talents, interests and dreams that make you who you are because we know that a team with different perspectives and skills can only make our business stronger.
We're already a global organisation - currently we operate a family of hotel brands, including InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express have around 754,265 rooms in over 5,200 hotels in nearly 100 countries around the world - but we think we can do so much more. All of these brands work together towards our goals of creating Great Hotels Guests Love .
Hotel Indigo Dubai Business Bay is scheduled to open Q4 2018 and we are now seeking a Director of Marketing & Sales to drive the pre-opening and operating commercial agenda of this vibrantly designed lifestyle hotel located in a key location in Dubai.
As the first lifestyle branded hotel of IHG in the Middle East, this exciting project really is something to be part of.
The hotel will boast 270 tastefully decorated rooms, each designed to reflect the hotels neighborhood story, the story of Dubai.
Other facilities that our guests can expect include an infinity pool deck, fully equipped fitness centre and our neighborhood caf and bar, both offering seamless service and array of experiences reflecting this expressive neighborhood.
This role oversees and directs all aspects of the hotels Marketing & Sales activities including rooms, restaurants and bars.
Responsibilities include the development of launch strategies and marketing plans, across digital, PR, content development, channels and social ; oversee and assist with the execution of the operating sales and marketing plan and S&M expenses management ; management of the sales and marketing team and reporting on effectiveness of the plan.
Responsibilities also require direct and routine interaction with IHG's Regional Sales and Marketing office.
This role is predominantly marketing driven, so the ideal candidate would come from a marketing background with the ability to develop and execute winning commercial strategies
Individual must be friendly, enjoy learning new things and working in a team environment. Must be flexible, willing to work smart, get along well with others and have the passion to go the extra mile to surprise and delight our guests.
At Hotel Indigo we deliver inspired service. In all we do, we are vibrant, curious and original.
Be vibrant by carrying ourselves in a way that says to our guests we are energetic, motivated, confident.
Be curious by being aware of our hotel and neighborhood and going out of our way to help guests learn and discover what's going on.
Be original by building connections with our guests and being imaginative to create memorable experiences.
Duties and Responsibilities
Experience -
Evidence of personal and professional development experience in previous senior marketing roles.
Relevant experience of leading and managing a team at senior level.
Evidence of having developed successful and creative marketing strategies to drive brand awareness and customer loyalty.
4 years of relevant experience or similar supervisory role, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
You'll report directly to the General Manager and supervise the Revenue, PR, Sales, Reservations and Marketing teams and you'll play a big role in supporting the overall success of the hotel.
Ideally, you'll have a Bachelor Degree in Marketing or related discipline, with a minimum of 5 yrs experience within the marketing field. Ideally you will have worked in a multi-unit capacity within a recognized multi-national organization.
Join us and not only can you benefit from the world of variety and opportunity that comes with working for a global organisation, you can also look forward to being part of a company that will appreciate you for being you. In return for your hard work, you can look forward to a highly competitive salary and benefits package. What ' s more, because your career will be as unique as you are, we ' ll give you all the tailored support you need to make a great start with IHG, be involved and grow. So whoever you are, whatever you love doing, bring your passion to IHG and we ' ll make sure you ' ll have room to be yourself.

Industry Type : Hotels / Hospitality
Functional Area : Marketing / Brand Management / Marketing Research / Digital Marketing


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