Director of Sales and Marketing- Rwanda, East Africa

Industry:
Hotels
Department:
Sales and Marketing/PR
Job Role:
Sales & Marketing Director
Level:
Department Head
Location:
Worldwide, Africa, ME/GCC (Except UAE), United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Area:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
5000 - 6000 USD plus expat benefits
Posted:
30-Oct-17
Recruiter:
Hozpitality Consulting
Job Ref:

5 star international hotel in Rwanda, East Africa is looking for a DOSM.

Salary is about 5000 - 6000 USD, can be negotiated + tickets, accommodation, family tickets, schooling, international insurance.

There is no nationality preference, successful candidate should have a solid experience in a same role, be excellent at proactive sales, very well organized and a strong leader as the team is over 15 people.

Functions as the leader of the property’s sales department for properties with bookings over 300 peak rooms and significant local catering revenue. Manages the property's reactive and proactive sales efforts. Provides day to day leadership to sales associates to achieve property sales objectives with overall responsibility for achieving booking goals and property revenues. Implements the brand’s service strategy and applicable brand initiatives in all aspects of the sales process and focuses on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of the hotel’s’ sales objectives. Evaluates the property’s participation in the various sales channels (e.g., Area Sales, Group Sales within the Sales Office, electronic lead channels, etc.) and develops strong working relationships to proactively position and market the property. Manages the marketing budget to enable development of property specific campaigns, promotions and collateral to drive revenue and meet property objectives. Interfaces with regional marketing communications for regional and national promotions pull through. Develops and implements property–wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brand’s target customer profile and property associates and provides a return on investment to the owner and Marriott International.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

Required:
• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 4 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.
OR
• 4-year bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

Preferred:
• 4 year college degree.
• Demonstrated skills in supervising a team.
• Lodging sales experience.
• Hotel industry work experience, demonstrating progressive career growth and a pattern of exceptional performance.

Please apply with your CV

Contact Details:
Hozpitality Consulting
Tel: .
Contact: HR Department

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