Recent Job Recruitment for Sales Manager – InterContinental Lagos in Nigeria 2013

Sales Manager – InterContinental Lagos (Job Number: LAG000100)
Description

What is your passion? Whether you’re into basketball, swimming or karaoke, at IHG we’re interested in YOU!

We employ people who apply the same amount of care and  passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies – people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we’re looking for more people like this to join our team at the InterContinental Lagos. (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 travelers. Built on an elevated terrain overlooking Lagos’s port and the city below, the 19 storey hotel will offer 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 a perfect setting for casual meetings over coffee or drinks. In addition, for the health conscious traveler 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 Sales Manager

Key responsibilities of the role include:

As a Sales Manager, you will build and manage your portfolio to maximise and drive InterContinental Lagos revenues and market share. You will proactively create and convert revenue opportunities in order to achieve budgeted revenue targets and marketing objectives by planning and executing sales activities,negotiate optimum rate for the benefit of the business, consistently communicate “within” to share market intelligence, provide feedback and ensure customer awareness within the Hotel. This role also requires the building of a working culture to support the IHG Winning Ways of Doing the Right Thing, Show We Care, Aim Higher, Celebrate Difference amd Work Better Together.

In return we’ll give you a generous financial and benefits package including duty meals, hotel discounts worldwide and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we’ll give you the room to be yourself.

So what’s your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

Qualifications

University degree preferably in marketing or tourism/hospitality management
Minimum of 4 years Managerial Sales experience in an international 5* luxury hotel, Banking industry, Telecommunication or Hospitality sales & marketing environment
Good understanding of the Nigerian/African business and operation environments and markets
Excellent communication skills across all mediums – presentation, telephone, correspondence, face to face etc. in English and preferably a 2nd language
Service minded and ability to involve and support operations
Business savvy and good people skills
Experience in emerging markets / similar hard locations
Visionary & strategic thinker and ability to convert this to action

Job: Sales
Primary Location: IMEA_Africa-Nigeria-Lagos-Lagos
Jan 15, 2014, 11:59:00 PM
Schedule: Full Time

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