Do you see yourself a Director of Sales?
Do you have the Passion for Success, Expertise and Drive to be part of the team at the North East most stylish hotel in the City Centre. The Crowne Plaza Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter marries the strength of the global brand, the prime city location and service excellence with the classic and elegant styling of The Gin Bar.
Promoting the desired work culture around the Winning Ways; Do the right thing, Show we care, Aim higher, Celebrate difference and Work better together in order to create “Great Hotels Guests Love”, at Crowne Plaza®, we want our guests to feel able to do their best, achieve their goals and be recognized for their success.
We have a great opportunity to lead a team of Sales professionals, working closely with the Executive Hotel Team, under the guidance of James Doyle General Manager
As our Director of Sales, you will take responsibility for the achievement of the revenue target for the property by creating and implementing a cohesive and proactive Sales & Marketing plan. As a key member of the property’s Senior Management team, you will play an active role in the development of the hotel’s business plan, focussing on building long term, profitable client relationships to enable revenue growth and retention.
Acting as the Sales Ambassador, we are looking for someone to develop a thriving sales culture in the property by demonstrating your own flair and passion, while encouraging and developing your team to do the same.
The Ideal Candidate
Our perfect Director of Sales will be natural confident, highly driven and have a focused and ambitious nature. You will have a proven track record of developing and winning new MICE business and significantly growing existing customers, and a strong understanding of the UK market, particularly the meeting and conferencing market, are also a necessity
The ideal candidate will also previously have worked within the hotel/hospitality sector and it is desirable that you have an understanding of Opera and Sales Force and that you are familiar with the local M&E agency sector.
- You have at least 2/3 years’ experience in sales.
- You have a demonstrable track record in exceeding targets on your personal quota.
- Thanks to your engaging character you are able to quickly build relationships while demonstrating authority.
- You are highly analytical and a great communicator, both written and verbal.
- You are highly proficient in MS Office.
What we offer:
A competitive Salary up to £45,000
28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (this increases up to a maximum of 33 days)
Hotel based incentive schemes
Voluntary benefits including discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring
Discounted accommodation within the group with colleague rates at our other hotels
Long service awards which increase with service
Excellent training and development opportunities within both the hotel and the company
Financial rewards for delivering sensational service
Free meals on duty
So what''s your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG
You must meet the legal requirements to work in the UK.
- Job type
- Fulltime job
- Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
- Starting in
- As soon as possible