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Director of Sales and Marketing

Salary: Negotiable
Location: Europe
Ref: GP320/DSM

Job Description

Director of Sales and Marketing 5* Hotel in Germany.

Our client a 5* luxury hotel in Germany is currently looking for a dynamic Director of Sales and Marketing to join their team. The ideal candidate must speak Germany and have previous Germany / European market experience.

Summary of Responsibilities:

To direct Sales & Marketing activities to achieve year end revenue goals and objectives
To develop and executes Hotel’s Sales & Marketing plan
To be responsible for providing supervision, leadership and direction to ensure efficient and effective operation of Sales & Marketing Division
To ensure the hotel achieves maximum potential in yield management & sales revenue, profits and market share in the target markets
To constantly seek to improve and develop any new business opportunities communicating and implementing such plans and objectives
To attend overseas trade shows, exhibitions, conferences and updates on the marketing trends and promotes the Hotel internationally
To participate in strategic planning and execution of Sales & Marketing activities according to Hotel's objectives and directives
To monitor weekly activity of the Sales team to ensure they are maximizing use of resources to penetrate new accounts and to retain old accounts
To jointly service key accounts to ensure continuity with these accounts
To conduct periodic reviews, i.e. quarterly and half-yearly to review sales/product mix, expenditure & profit performances and recommend to Management for implementation of corrective actions and revenue enhancements
To recruit, manage, train and motivate direct reporting staff according to company procedures, policy and employment law

List of Core Qualifications:
Minimum 10 years of Sales & Marketing experience
A recognized degree/qualification in a related discipline preferred
Presentable and well-groomed with a pleasant and outgoing personality
Good interpersonal with problem solving abilities and strong leadership & communications skills
Able to work autonomously under pressure and deadlines
A team player with a positive attitude
Must speak German