Director of Sales / Director of Sales & Marketing

Director of Sales / Director of Sales & Marketing (Full Time)

Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives

Kaaf , Maldives

Salary: Negotiable based on experience - USD

Vacancies : 1

Date Posted: 11-Mar-2023

About Company

Find the tropical island getaway you deserve at Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma Maldives.
Located just a 45-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport Malé, our contemporary resort hotel is a tropical wonderland with world class diving sites, like Kandooma Thila, and surf points, like Kandooma Right, right at our doorstep. 
Our villas and facilities are tailored for every type of guest seeking the rejuvenation of island life, with three restaurants including our signature beachfront dining restaurant The Kitchen, dedicated events spaces around the resort such as The Deck and The Marquee paired with themed gala dinners and team building activities, and Kandooma Spa by COMO Shambhala, the perfect place to unwind with soothing massages and beauty treatments.

Job Descriptions

Oversees and directs all aspects of the Sales and Marketing activities. 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 sales and marketing team and reporting on effectiveness of the plan. Responsibilities also require direct and routine interaction with Regional Sales and Marketing office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities – (Key Activities of the role)
Produce the Annual Revenue Plan, Marketing Budgets and Forecasts
Produce Action Plan related to the Revenue Plan to ensure Revenue Plan objectives are achieved
Provides a professional, advisory support service to the General Manager
Coordinate all methods of maintaining and increasing business volume. This includes advertising, sales promotion, personal selling, publicity, community relations, special sales projects, etc.
Create and implement special programs to achieve greater profitability through:
- Increasing average rate
- Increasing overall occupancy
- Increasing business volume during off-peak periods
- Increasing local Food & Beverage and Banquet Sales

Enhance the image of the hotel in the local community.
Participate as an active member of the community through associations, memberships and other trade organizations.
Review regularly activity reports of Sales and Marketing personnel to ensure targets and Sales objectives are being met.
Review regularly internal promotion pieces for visual effect and ensure they conform with brand standards. 
Organize and promote, in cooperation with the Food & Beverage Department special projects to stimulate Food & beverage sales within the community, including, but limited to, tournaments, balls, parties, gastronomic festivities, etc.
Interacts with individuals outside the hotel, including, but not limited to clients, Convention Bureaus, local Hotel Associations, Government Tourist offices, Airlines, Travel Agents, Tour Operators, competitors and other members of the local community.
Investigate potential markets by:
- Reviewing Sales Department and Front Office correspondence files
- Analyzing guest history and registration card files
- Studying guest questionnaires
- Reviewing government statistics on visitors to the city
- Analyzing competition's sales/promotion efforts
- Studying various reference and industry publications for sales leads

Recommend to General Manager the kind of advertising which will be most productive for the hotel by analyzing the market effectiveness of past advertising campaigns and consulting with other Department Heads and the Advertising Agency.
Procure new and repeat business for the hotel by maintaining contact with Airlines, Travel Agencies, Commercial Houses, Private Clubs and Professional Associations within the community and neighboring markets.
Review regularly the Public Relations activities to ensure high awareness of the hotel in the local and national media.
Manage the development of new products and services.
Oversee the development of new marketing strategies.
Conduct market research.
Maintain good communication with Regional Sales and Marketing personnel and implement corporate initiatives.
Works with Human Resources on manpower planning and management needs.
Works with Director of Finance in the preparation and management of the Department’s budget.

Skills Required

Demonstrated ability to interact with customers
employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel
the brand and the Company. Problem solving
organizational and training abilities. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office. Good Communication and writing skills

Compensation & Benefits

  • Basic Salary: Negotiable based on experience
  • Service Charge: USD 400 - 500 Monthly 
  • Accommodation & Meals: Provided
  • Annual Paid Leave: Provided 
  • Employment Visa: Provided
  • Flight Tickets: Provided
  • Medical Insurance: Provided

Job Detail

  • Job Id
  • Location
  • Poste Date
  • Salary
    Negotiable based on experience - USD
  • Total Vacancies
  • Career Level
    4 years of relevant experience or similar supervis Experience
  • Degree
    • Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing or related field

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