Director of Business Development

Industry:
Hotels Clubs and Spas
Department:
General Management/ GM
Level:
Top Management
Location:
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
08-Dec-16
Recruiter:
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
Job Ref:
77725

Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Ber, Abu Dhabi
 
The hotel comprises 214 luxurious guestrooms and suites and 6 four-bedroom villas with private pools, all furnished to the highest standards in a modern Arabic style. To meet the needs of long-staying guests, the hotel offers 161 fully-furnished spacious serviced apartments ranging from studios to four-bedroom units.  The hotel is located within the acclaimed Qaryat Al Beri complex, on a one-kilometre stretch of private beach overlooking the strait that separates Abu Dhabi Island from the mainland. The hotel is conveniently located next to a souk, offering a variety of shops under one roof. It is only a ten-minute drive from the city’s international airport, five minutes from the golf course and the Convention Centre, and 15 minutes from the Corniche and the city centre.
DUTIES
 
The Director of Business Development is responsible for growing and generating business from emerging markets and industries and to develop new accounts for the hotel,assists the Director of Sales in the day to day sales activities of the Business Development Managers and the implementation of the sales activity plans as set forth in the hotel’s marketing plan to achieve the budgeted revenue. Key areas include Sales function, Marketing Planning , Revenue Management.
 
REQUIREMENTS 
 
- Excellent command of English & Arabic is prefferable (written and oral)
- At least three years experience as Sales Manager in a 4* or 5* hotel
- Customer and revenue driven
- Excellent People management & positive role model
- Holder of a diploma/degree in any discipline

Contact Details:
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
Tel: .
Contact: HR Department

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