Sales Manager – Leisure CIS Markets at InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Mina Al Arab Resort & Spa

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Job Description

A little taste of your day-to-day:


Every day is different, but you’ll mostly be:
Develop and manage customer accounts and travel within the local assigned geographical area to drive business into the specific hotel/cluster and to increase market/customer share in all revenue streams.
Create and manage hotel sales and marketing plans to ensure they accurately interpret and support the objectives of the business and use these plans to focus the sales efforts for all market segments
Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and draw up action plans to work towards the budget
Analysis local market trends and competitor activity to identify business leads.
Build and execute strategies for CIS source markets for leisure segment, including DMCs, TMCs, tour operators, travel agencies, luxury consortia programs 
Conduct site inspections, webinars, presentations, hosted entertainment to clients.
Prepare company contracts for the hotel in accordance with current business and pricing conditions
Work within current business strategies and recognizing potential opportunities
Cooperate with other departments in the hotel to create an exceptional Guest experience and build strong, comprehensive sales programs
Attend Sales events and international sales missions, as required
Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of the Sales Director and senior management to include the reporting of appointments, calls made and business leads
Answer customer queries in a prompt and professional manner
Manage staff performance in compliance with company policies and procedures


What We need from you:
● Bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification / equivalent in marketing or related field  
● Minimum of 2 year’s experience with strong knowledge of CIS market, both corporate and government segments
● Experience in 5* resort 
● Strong knowledge of local businesses and business trends required
● Native spoken and written Russian is an advantage, excellent spoken and written English are a must, another language is an advantage
● Flexible working hours, including willingness for out of office hour entertainment, travel, occasional weekend attendance as per business needs
● Hybrid working flexibility between Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah offices
● Must have valid UAE driving license and car
 

What you can expect from us:

We give our people everything they need to succeed. From a competitive salary that rewards all your hard work to a wide range of benefits designed to help you live your best work life – including a full uniform, impressive room discounts and some of the best training in the business. 

Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams where we celebrate difference and encourage colleagues to bring their whole selves to work. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. We promote a culture of trust, support, and acceptance. Always welcoming different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. 

IHG gives every member of the team  the room they need to belong, grow and make a difference in a collaborative environment. We know that to work well, we need to feel well – both inside and outside of work – and through our myWellbeing

 framework, we are committed to supporting wellbeing in your health, lifestyle, and workplace.  

So, join us and you’ll become part of our ever-growing global family.

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

As the world’s first and most global luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has pioneered international travel since the 1940s, we are passionate about sharing our renowned international know-how and cultural wisdom in truly impressive surroundings. We all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental®️ brand and to be part of the brand you will have a thirst for travel, passion for culture and appreciation for diversity. We create inspiring experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. If you’d like to embrace a world of opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand. Let’s Go Further Together.

Don’t quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you’d be a great fit for the job? We’ll never know unless you hit the ‘Apply’ button. Start your journey with us today.

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

As the world’s first and most global luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has pioneered international travel since the 1940s, we are passionate about sharing our renowned international know-how and cultural wisdom in truly impressive surroundings. We all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental®️ brand and to be part of the brand you will have a thirst for travel, passion for culture and appreciation for diversity. We create inspiring experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. If you’d like to embrace a world of opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand. Let’s Go Further Together.

Don’t quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you’d be a great fit for the job? We’ll never know unless you hit the ‘Apply’ button. Start your journey with us today.

Area
United Arab Emirates, Ras Al Khaimah