There s nothing complicated about dealing with business people. They re just people. Doing business. By day, international marketing superhero. By night: fluffy bath robe and a box set. Like Liz, who s left her laptop cable in the cab. Or Mario, who s secretly missing his cats. The early riser, who s first in the gym. The sales team preparing for the big pitch over a freshly prepared lunch. At Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts, we embrace the new world of business and understand that Modern business travellers want a hotel (and a hotel team) that understands and supports them, helping at every turn. Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira is a few metres away from shopping malls and from the newly build Dubai rail system, linking you with the rest of this exciting city, including the famous Jumeirah district and the Emirates Shopping Mall. With 300 rooms and suites, Crowne Plaza Dubai - Deirafeatures an outdoor pool and bar, a health club, a sportsbar, a renowned restaurant with live cooking stations, a coffee shop and With 7 meeting rooms and a pillar-free ballroom that can host up to 1,200 guests, the hotel is a stunning venue for events and weddings in Dubai City Centre. Our 8 meeting rooms feature state-of-the art amenities and are located on the same floor.extensive conference facilities.
Your day to day
We currently offer an exciting career opportunity for a Sales Manager -Leisure segment.Under the guidance of Director of Sales & Marketing, your main responsibilities include Generating sales across leisure revenue streams, in line with our annual sales plan to achieve and exceed budget.Service existing business through management of account bases and ensure you meet and exceed your production targets.Sell to new, existing and prospective clients considering goals set forth in sales strategy for wholesale & leisure, negotiating optimum rate for the benefit of the business.Grow existing business and establish pursue leads which will develop business.Ensure the travelling groups are accorded the importance to ensure total guest satisfaction by liaising with Operations departmentsBuild profile of the hotel by attendance in various local events, and by regularly meeting potential accounts
What we need from you
Ideally, you'll have a minimum 2 years experience as a Sales Manager in hotel (Preferred Dubai Market Experience), excellent communication skills.Strong knowledge of local businesses and business trends required. Valid UAE Driving License is a must.
What we offer
We ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits including great room discount and superb training. Join us and you ll become part of the global IHG family and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.