Sales Manager-Holiday Inn Downtown Dubai

Hotels Clubs and Spas
Sales and Marketing/PR
Department Head
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Salary Description:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
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Do you see yourself as an Sales Manager ?

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

Holiday Inn Downtown Dubai combines the welcoming atmosphere of old Dubai and the vibrant cosmopolitan life of downtown. This long-standing Dubai hotel, with its well provided 139 rooms delight business and leisure travelers alike with its central location and easy access to the various destinations in Dubai.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Sales & Marketing team for the opening as Sales Manager.

The position is accountable for proactively soliciting and handling sales opportunities for the hotel. You will also be involved in building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of the hotel sales objectives.

You will specifically have the following job responsibilities:
Ø Analyse the market information and assist the Director of Sales to develop the sales strategy of the hotel
Ø Actively solicit the clients and develop long term relationships
Ø Developing and implementing the strategy of generating business for the hotel
Ø Expand the database of the hotel, and bring new businesses to the hotel
Ø Represent the hotel in the various trade shows and maximise the business opportunities
Ø Responsible for the sales responses, hotel site visits and sales negotiations<br><br> Qualifications
Ø Minimum 2 years hotel sales experience within the UAE
Ø University graduate in hotel management or equivalent
Ø Holder of a UAE driving license
Ø Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & Power Point
Ø Bilingual with excellent written & verbal communication skills
Ø Strategic thinking, planning, forecasting and leadership skills

In addition, you will be pro-active, self-motivated, loves challenges and ability to meet aggressive targets and work in a challenging environment.

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include, accommodation, Health insurance, yearly return ticket and free meals on duty. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount schemes and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the Room to be Yourself.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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

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