Overview

We Holiday Inn Agra Mg Road, an IHG Hotel is hiring dynamic, energetic, passionate and experienced hospitality professionals for the position of Director of Sales & Marketing.

Job Responsibilities Of Director of Sales & Marketing

  • Maintain and promote a team work environment with effective and clear communication amongst co-workers.
  • Ensure best client service is being made available through communication amongst the team, cross training within the department and appropriate office coverage.
  • Works with sales managers to ensure understanding of sales strategy and effective implementation of this strategy for the segment.
  • Works with management team to create and implement a sales plan addressing revenue, customers and the market for the segment led by the DOS.
  • Set example through professional, friendly attitude towards clients and co-workers, timely response to clients and co-workers needs and observance of sales office standard.
  • Ensure hotel meets or exceeds budgeted goals.
  • Follow and track company cross-sell procedures.
  • Utilize company profile database to determine geographic areas for travel agent calls while maintaining top and existing travel agent accounts.
  • Organize travel agent month and travel agent appreciation rates for slow months.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of promotions, both internal and external.
  • Creating a focus on attracting new business.
  • Attending and contributing to the monthly sales strategy meeting
  • Updating and owning the sales strategy & sales plan with the General Manager.
  • Provides positive and aggressive leadership to ensure maximum revenue potential (e.g., sets example with personal booking goals).
  • Leads on-property sales functions to build long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of hotel sales objectives.
  • Recommends monthly room nights target goals for sales team members.
  • Participates in sales calls with members of sales team to acquire new business and/or close on business.
  • Develop and send informative press releases to targeted lists highlighting all activities and promotions.
  • Maintain and expand corporate incentive program via direct mail, personal visits etc.
  • Responsible for the training of sales managers and staff.
  • Follow and promote hotel standards with guests, co-workers.
  • Evaluates and drives the hotel’s participation in the various sales channels, Market Sales, Event Booking Centres, electronic lead channels, etc.
  • Monitors all day to day activities of direct reports.
  • Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).

Education Requirements:

3-year degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or MBA.

Required Experience:

Minimum 2 years of working experience as Sales Manager, Senior Sales Manager of Director of Sales.

About Holiday Inn Agra Mg Road, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Agra MG Road is situated in Agra’s commercial hub at Sanjay Place and is close to the monument of love the iconic UNESCO World Heritage site Taj Mahal.Explore the historic landmark Agra Red Fort & Akbar’s Tomb at 15 minutes’ drive from the hotel. Kheria Airport is 8 kms. The main Railway Station - Agra Cantt is 6 kms. Agra Fort Railway station is 3.5 kms and Raja Ki Mandi Railway Station is within walking distance from the hotel. 2 hrs drive from National Capital - Delhi using Yamuna Expressway or ride by express train.Be greeted by a bright lobby as you enter the hotel. Stylish guest rooms equipped with a media hub and a 43-inch Smart TV.Relax at the stunning outdoor pool or enjoy a delicious cup of coffee at the All-Day-Dining restaurant. Dine in at the hotel’s Specialty Restaurant or unwind at its one-of-kind Bar.Holiday Inn Agra MG Road’s grand banquet caters 600 people and is the perfect setting to celebrate your special social occasion and create lasting memories. Our diverse business spaces cater to your conference and meeting requirements with smart, state-of-the art technology at your fingertips.
Holiday Inn Agra MG Road is situated in Agra’s business or commercial hub at Sanjay Place and is close to the monument of love the iconic UNESCO World Heritage site Taj Mahal, Agra Fort & Akbar’s Tomb at 15 minutes’ drive from the hotel. Kheria Airport is 8 kms. The main Railway Station - Agra Cantt is 6 kms. 2 hrs drive from National Capital - Delhi using Yamuna Expressway or ride by express train. Be greeted by a bright lobby as you enter the hotel. Stylish guest rooms equipped with a docking station and a 43-inch Smart TV. Relax at the stunning outdoor swimming pool or enjoy a delicious cup of coffee at the All-Day-Dining restaurant. Dine in at the hotel’s Specialty Restaurant or unwind at its one-of-kind Bar. Holiday Inn Agra MG Road’s grand banquet caters 600 people and is the perfect setting to celebrate your special social occasion and create lasting memories. Our diverse business spaces cater to your conference and meeting requirements.