Director de Ventas y Marketing - Hotel Indigo Auckland
Hotel Brand: Hotel Indigo
Location: New Zealand, Auckland
Hotel: Auckland (AKLAL), 51 - 53 Albert Street, 1010
Job number: 117143
The City of Sails, Tāmaki-makau-rau, “the destination of voyagers” - a city embracing local culture, unforgettable stories and hidden gems. Our Hotel Indigo Story Tellers will share the true soul of our neighbourhood with our guests, encouraging them to discover new perspectives, embracing their curiosity to create new memories that will last a life time.
Ready to spread the word about our exceptional guest experiences? We’re searching for a Director Sales & Marketing with the strategic nous to help us beat our room night sales goals. Night after night.
Reporting to the General Manager, this role will see you be responsible for the development and execution of both the Sales and the Marketing activity for the Hotel. Specifically, you will thrive on developing and implementing strategic sales and marketing plans to ensure revenue and room night goals are achieved, tactical plans are created and implemented, and results are monitored and achieved. This will include working closely with New Zealand Tourism to drive key feeder markets into the hotel, ensuring our hotel has a strong position in market as well as developing independent working relationships with inbound airlines, cruise companies, destination tour organizers, among many others, to position the hotel as a destination of choice.
You will have strong marketing experience – excited by the opportunity to develop and execute on your own strategic marketing plan around our hotel story. You will be an outside the box thinker, using both your creativity as well as natural efficiency in your execution, leveraging our centralized resources to support the strength of your activity.
To be successful in this role you’ll have demonstrated excellence in simultaneously driving both Sales and Marketing fields at a similar level as well as outstanding internal stakeholder and owner management, understanding of brand delivery and the ability to impact and influence the overall business agenda and execution. You will demonstrate the ability to be a key influencing voice with tourism and corporate bodies and balance that with your great knowledge and experience, be forward thinking and inspirational, with a warm and approachable manner.
Ideally, you will have bachelor's degree / higher education qualification/equivalent in marketing or related discipline, with a minimum of four or more years of experience in a hospitality or hotel sales and marketing setting with recent experience independently driving the Sales and Marketing function. Strong knowledge of local businesses and business trends required, and the ability to speak English fluently is essential.
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 – in return we’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a package benefits, great room discount and superb training.
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