Director of Sales & Marketing Jobs in Saudi Arabia at Alfaisaliah Hotel
Title: Director of Sales & Marketing
Company: Alfaisaliah Hotel
Location: Saudi Arabia
We’re looking for aDirector of Sales & Marketingto join Al Faisaliah Hotel in the vibrant heart of Riyadh.
Al Faisaliah Hotel features stunning spaces that echo the warmth of Arabian hospitality interlaced with a luxurious weave of gracious elegance.The 224 rooms and suites offer inspiring architectural detail, blended with the warmth of a residential design ethos.It offers memorable dining venues, such as the widely acclaimed The Globe, La brasserie.
Its renowned butler service and its impeccable service have made Al Faisaliah Hotel the pinnacle of luxury hospitality in the Kingdom.
As aDirector of Sales & Marketingyou will identify international and local opportunities and formulate and implement appropriate sales, marketing and communications strategies to maximise revenues in rooms, catering & meetings. You will drive awareness, exposure and coverage of Al Faisaliah Hotel in both local and international media. You will also provide strategic advice and direction to food & beverage and spa in the positioning and marketing and of these departments.
The Director of Sales & Marketing will be responsible for the following duties:
To formulate and implement Sales & Marketing strategies to maximise room revenue and achieve the objectives of the business.
To be fully accountable for the day to day management of the hotel sales teams, catering/event sales teams, communications and Marketing teams by providing effective leadership and guidance to all colleagues working within these areas.
To monitor and effectively manages the performance of direct reports and team members to the required levels expected of both the hotel and company to ensure the desired business goals are achieved.
To be responsible for formulating an annual Sales and Marketing Plan.
To review & propose worthwhile overseas trade and travel functions for the team to promote sales as well as the overall image of the hotel.
To continually analyze and implement actions to address local and international market changes. Together with the General Manager, to agree programs that may be executed to address these changes. Where appropriate, these programs should be implemented through the Director of Sales and Director of Communications.
Together with the Director of Communications create and oversee the advertising, public relations and social marketing plan.
Work hand-in hand with Public Relations and Marketing Communications team in formulating and implementing strategies for publicizing the hotel in local and international markets through various media and through marketing partnerships.
Direct Catering and Conference Service Sales Team in identifying market opportunities for increasing the revenue produced by group meetings, functions and outside catering services; as well as to provide advice and support to Food & Beverage and Spa Department to increase revenue.
To work closely with Director of Revenue Strategy to formulate and implement effective room rate strategies for different market segments.
To meet and entertain influential clients and ensure there is effective follow-up on all discussed details; as well to organize and accompany familiarization site inspection trips of the hotel by major clients;
To be responsible for the strategic direction and operation of the Sales, Group and Events, Marketing and Communications Departments.
To be accountable for achieving the hotel’s rooms RevPAR, average rate and occ…