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Director of Sales & Marketing - Saudi National

AccorHotels

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP714-5048

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Overseeing Sales & Marketing team to ensure and maximize overall profitability for the hotel.

What is in it for you:

- Joining an innovative environment that supports the development and investment of its colleagues
- Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
- Learning programs through our Academies
- Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
- Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

Duties include but not limited to:

- Solicit group, transient and/or banquet business, and reach consistent achievement of sales objectives
- Strategically develop sales plans as per market requirements that reflect the hotel's image and attract awareness.
- Develop appropriate client relations and databases to ensure achieving the sales objectives.
- Establish parameters, quotes and negotiate prices and seal contracts
- Ability to analyze trends to gain an advantage over the competitors.
- Participate in tradeshows, conventions, and promotional events.
- Maintain accounts, contacts, and business details.
- Develop effective sales strategies for all segments.
- Establish good relationships with the travel industries to enhance business opportunities.
- Ensure all advertisements and communications align with brand standards and policies.
- Allocate and follow up general sales initiatives with the sales team.
- Ensure the hotel meets its budget goals.
- Assist in the development of external promotions.
- Organize sales calls with the team to acquire new business.

Requirements

Your experience and skills include:

- Relevant hotel sales experience.
- Ability to focus attention on guest needs.
- Highly responsible & reliable.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required.
- Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
- Ability to use and interpret related computer systems.
- Excellent negotiation skills.
- Strong presentation skills.

Why work for Accor?

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality.

About the Company

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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Director salaries in Saudi Arabia

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SAR 40,000

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