Director of Commercial UK&I, Franchise – Commercial Team

Industry:
Hotels
Department:
General Management
Job Role:
Other Role
Level:
Department Head
Location:
Europe
Area:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
21-Jul-18
Recruiter:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Job Ref:
R148852

The Director of Commercial UK&I, Franchise - Commercial Team
Based in Corporate Head Quarters in Denham (UB9 5HR)

We know there's no one quite like you, your talents, dreams and interests make you who you are and that's what we want at IHG.

The Commercial team are searching for a pro-active Director of Commercial to join their team. You'll be working alongside a fantastic team and join one of the biggest hotel companies in the world at our beautiful Head Quarters in Denham!

Does this sound interesting? If so, read on!

The role:
This role is predominantly focused on providing strategic commercial advice and direction to Ownership groups and hotel sales & marketing teams. As well as surpassing budgets across the region and delivering outstanding performance.

You will be an enabler who supports hotels with adoption of tools and initiatives, driving and maximising revenues and performance.

Key responsibilities:
• The first line of elevation point for hotels when they seek support in getting better performance
• Works with Franchise Owners and General Managers to sell IHG Value and communicates growth opportunities to IHG
• Collaborates with Senior Operator and Development to expedite growth opportunities
• Delivers on brand positioning, ensuring collateral, advertising, promotions and displays are in alignment with Brand Guidelines
• Supports with providing access to IHG training in sales, marketing and revenue, as well emphasising the benefit of training and other development opportunities.

What we're looking for:
You will have a University Degree in a commercial field or suitable equivalent, as well as 6 years' experience in a commercial background.
The ideal candidate will be able to lead and support the Commercial team, as well as work closely and build effective relationships with key internal stakeholders. Similarly, you will have excellent collaboration skills and be able to communicate and educate commercial opportunities to Owners.
You will have practice in delivery of top-line revenue initiatives and total account management at a property level.

But most of all… we'll give you room to be yourself!
Hit apply if you think you have the skills we're looking for!<br><br>

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

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