Dir Sales & Mktg (191686) - InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta

Industry:
Hotels Clubs and Spas
Department:
Sales and Marketing/PR
Level:
Others
Location:
Americas North and South
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
03-Dec-16
Recruiter:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Job Ref:
R124895

Do you see yourself as a Director of Sales and Marketing ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into volunteer work, beach sports or flying kites, 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. This exciting opportunity has overall responsibility for developing and implementing the total sales and marketing strategy of the hotel.

InterContinental Buckhead is one of Atlanta's established Mobil Four Star luxury properties located in the heart of the prestigious Buckhead neighborhood. InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta is a stately and sophisticated hotel that offers premier travel experience with 422 rooms, 31,000 square feet of flexible event space including our lavish ballrooms which can host up to 850 guests for a seated dinner. The hotel also can offer space for 1500 for a convention, conference or reception and a 25,000 square foot Windsor Garden for outdoor events and full service Spa with 5 treatment rooms. Our environmentally friendly venues feature high-tech A/V equipment, onsite event planners and world-class catering options including a certified Kosher kitchen.

New Southern Art Restaurant & Bourbon Bar featuring Celebrity Chef Art Smith and his southern, soul and family recipes with "farm to fork" freshness. New Restaurant concept opened in October 2011 following full renovation of Restaurant, Bar, Hotel Lobby and all 422 sleeping rooms redo. Room Service is 24 hour operation. With over 26 languages and countries represented by the staff, the hotel weaves together an international luxury presence with southern charm. InterContinental Hotel is one of 16 hotels in North America.

In this role you will direct the day-to-day activities of the sales team while you develop and maintain relationships with key clients. You will drive the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget, the hotel marketing plan and business plan and produce monthly reports and sales forecasts. The Manager will analyze current/potential market and sales trends and create and develop special events and sales blitzes to showcase the hotel to potential clients. You will review advertising, print and other media for the hotel while working with advertising agencies, consulting firms and vendors to maximize advertising investments and ensure ads represent brand identity and are appropriate for target audience. Another responsibility is to attend trade shows and major market events locally and nationally to promote new business and increase sales for the hotel is also within this role.<br><br> We require a Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field, and five years total experience in a hospitality or hotel sales and marketing setting, with direct supervisory experience over a sales team, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You must be able to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows, conventions, etc.

The ability to speak multiple languages is preferred and you may be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans

Contact Details:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Tel: .
Contact: HR Department

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