Hotel Brand: Crowne Plaza
Location: Qatar, Ad Dawhah, Doha
Qatar, Ad Dawhah, Doha
Job number: EMEAA28234
We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty and a passion for providing True Hospitality. We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way. With over 400,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there are countless opportunities at your fingertips. We’re growing; grow with us. Conveniently located in the heart of one of Doha's key business districts, close to major banks, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Doha – The Business Park is just a 15-minute drive by car or complimentary shuttle from Doha's Hamad International Airport and near such attractions as Museum of Islamic Arts and Souk Waqif. Our 378 stylish guestrooms and suites at Crowne Plaza and 307 well-appointed guestrooms at Holiday Inn are all equipped with modern amenities designed for comfort and high-speed wireless internet access to stay connected.
Your day to day
As a Sales Manager, under the general guidance and supervision of the Director of Sales and Marketing and within the limits of established policies & procedures, you will oversee and implement all Sales activities in your area of responsibility. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1.Implement all sales action plans related to his/her marketing area as outlined in the Marketing Plan. 2. Establish and maintains files on major active accounts within his/her marketing areas. 3. Promote and produces sales leads for other InterContinental Hotels Group through the I-Leads system. 4. Plan sales trips, under the direct approval of Director of Sales & Marketing / Assistant Director of Sales, to major marketing areas, calling on accounts within their specific marketing area. Reports to the Director of Sales & Marketing on potential markets needing coverage.5.Provides feedback to the Director of Sales & Marketing / Assistant Director of Sales on changing market conditions, including trends in the competition as a result, of direct sales solicitation, telephone, and direct mail, in his/her market areas. Arranges familiarization/site inspection trips in the hotel for major clients. 6. Disseminates sales related information to other departments as appropriate. 7. Maintain a high level of exposure in the hotel in major market areas through direct sales solicitation; telephone contacts, and written communications.8. Establish and maintains effective employee and Guest relations. 9. Maintain complete knowledge of all hotel features/services, hours of operation, schedule in-house activities, location, and times10. Attend meetings as requested by the Director of Sales & Marketing / Assistant Director of Sales.11. Submit weekly sales reports, business-generated reports, and weekly call planner to Director of Sales & Marketing or Assistant Director of Sales.12. Attend all major functions held in-house.13. Support hotel promotions and events and ensures information is fed into the market.
What we need from you
Ideally, you'll have a minimum of 2 years experience in Hotel Corporate Sales role in a four or five-star hotel or comparable industry, ability to demonstrate working with and engaging teams from different cultures, strong verbal and written communication skills along with being quality oriented with focus on details, high performance standards, able to multi-task & meet deadlines and technical proficiency in related software. preferable.
What we offer
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including great room discount and superb training. Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - click here to find out more about us.