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Director Of Sales & Marketing - InterContinental Lagos

Date Posted: 21/Jul/2014
Deadline: 16/Sep/2014

InterContinental Lagos is located on Victoria Island, in the centre of Lagos home to the majority of foreign embassies and multinational companies, making it the perfect residence for affluent business and diplomatic travellers. Built on an elevated terrain overlooking Lagos's port and the city below, the 19 storey hotel offers uninterrupted, spectacular views of Lagos Skyline. InterContinental Lagos comprises of 352 well-appointed, elegantly decorated rooms and suites as well as a Club InterContinental floor. Guests have access to an all-day dining restaurant, two specialty restaurants, room service and the pool bar for lighter meal choices and snacks. The lobby lounge and cocktail bar is the perfect setting for casual meetings over coffee or drinks. In addition, for the health conscious traveller there is a health club bar serving fresh juices. InterContinental Lagos also offers exclusive business and conference facilities including a state of the art ballroom with a foyer area, and several additional flexible meeting and breakout. Other amenities include a fully-equipped gym, outdoor pool, and retail space.

 

 

Director of Sales & Marketing - InterContinental Lagos (Job number: LAG000145)

Description

 

Would you like to be the next Director of Sales & Marketing for the hotel that won the award for Best Opening in AMEA?

 

Would you like to lead our Sales & Marketing team that has improved the hotels RGI well above fair share in the last 6 months?

 

Would you love to live in Lagos, the most cosmopolitan city in Nigeria. A city that is said to be the second fastest-growing city in Africa and the seventh in the world?

 

Yes?

 

Please read on.

 

As part of our commitment to giving you Room to Grow, we want you to have the information necessary to take advantage of career opportunities worldwide. Is your career goal taking you toward a position as Director of Sales & Marketing at Intercontinental Lagos? If so, read on and see if this position is what you're looking for…http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/intercontinental/en/gb/new-hotels/lagos).

 

InterContinental Lagos is located on Victoria Island, in the centre of Lagos home to the majority of foreign embassies and multinational companies, making it the perfect residence for affluent business and diplomatic travellers. Built on an elevated terrain overlooking Lagos's port and the city below, the 19 storey hotel offers uninterrupted, spectacular views of Lagos Skyline. InterContinental Lagos comprises of 352 well-appointed, elegantly decorated rooms and suites as well as a Club InterContinental floor. Guests have access to an all-day dining restaurant, two specialty restaurants, room service and the pool bar for lighter meal choices and snacks. The lobby lounge and cocktail bar is the perfect setting for casual meetings over coffee or drinks. In addition, for the health conscious traveller there is a health club bar serving fresh juices. InterContinental Lagos also offers exclusive business and conference facilities including a state of the art ballroom with a foyer area, and several additional flexible meeting and breakout. Other amenities include a fully-equipped gym, outdoor pool, and retail space.

 

We are currently recruiting our Director of Sales & Marketing.

 

As the Assistant F&B Manager, you will assist with the management of all food and beverage service in the hotel including restaurants, bars, kitchen operations, catering and banquet operations. Commercial acumen and the drive to deliver agreed revenue and profit targets are essential. Your priority will be to oversee the implementation of standards as detailed in the departmental standards and procedures manual.

 

Key responsibilities of the role include:

 

This role, reports directly to the General Manager InterContinental Lagos and as the Director of Sales & Marketing InterContinental Lagos you will be responsible to lead and manage InterContinental Lagos Sales and Marketing team, develop market strategies in collaboration with General Manager, Director of Finance & Business Support and Regional Director of Sales & Marketing in order to achieve InterContinental Lagos budgeted revenue targets and marketing objectives. Responsibilities include overseeing the planning and development of promotional strategies and marketing plans; oversee and assist with the development and implementation of the sales and marketing plan; management of the marketing team and reporting on effectiveness of the plan.

 

 

 

In return, we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include, healthcare support, pension scheme, Hotel discounts worldwide are available and the opportunity to progress your career with IHG. You'll have the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please apply on-line and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.

 

To find out more about us or any other jobs with IHG please look at www.ihg.com/careers

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • High level of passion, enthusiasm and drive for results
  • Charismatic leader who can inspire, motivate and discipline a Sales & Marketing team
  • Excellent communication skills across all mediums - presentation, telephone, correspondence, face to face etc. in English and preferably a 2nd language
  • Ability to build a winning team to handle all S&M activities including Corporate sales and marketing, Conference & Events , Local and int. PR, local F&B marketing etc.
  • Ambitious and eager to learn, grow and further develop own career
  • High level of common sense and high skill of problem solving and decision making
  • Drive for results to outperform competition
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience in the international 5* luxury hotel or hospitality sales & marketing environment
  • Degree from a university or hotel school preferably in marketing or tourism/hospitality management

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