IHG Sales Manager for Holiday Inn Aziziyah - Makkah in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Description:

Do you see yourself as a Sales Manager ?

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.

Holiday Inn Aziziya is ideally located within the conveniently located district of Aziziya in close proximity to Al Haram (The Holy Mosque). The hotel enjoys one of Makkah's most privilege settings. The hotel is just an hour's drive from King Abdul Aziz International Airport Jeddah and in close proximity to the city's business district.

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.

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

We are an equal opportunities employer, however, as per the local

government law only Muslims are permitted within the city of Makkah.

This position requires three to five years ofsimilar experience in a Large and High Profile Hotel.

Qualifications

At IHG we are committed to developing our team and managing our talent

and would encourage internal as well as external candidates to apply for any of

our vacancies. We require a Bachelor's degree in Sales or related

field, and five years total experience in a hospitality or hotel sales and

marketing setting, with direct supervisory experience over a sales executive 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 . 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.

Job: Sales

Location: Saudi Arabia-Mecca

Requisition ID: MEC000203