Sought position: Director of sales & marketing Ref ID: n°49562 Town: Jouy-en-Josas Country : France Contract type: Long term contract Salary: Subject to experience Experience: experienced Training course prepared:
Job status: Manager Job category: Sales / Event Online since 2019/04/09 This job position is still available for the week of 2019-04-22
Want to be part of the opening of a new MICE hotel?
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel company with over 9000 hotels and presence in 73 countries worldwide. Our mission is to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever people go, Wyndham will be there to welcome them. We have a broad portfolio of exciting hotel brands ranging from economy to upper upscale. Our team members continuously delight our guests with our signature Count on Me! Service based on the principles of being responsive, respectful and deliver great experiences.
Dolce Versailles will be an exceptional venue located in an inspiring haven of greenery at the South-West of Paris, just 23km from La Défense and Orly Airport, 16 km from the Chevreuse Valley and 9 km from Versailles. With 15 meeting and reception rooms, 178 guest rooms, suites and apartments, 2 restaurants, a bar, a stylish Spa and an outstanding park of more than 14 hectares, Dolce Versailles will offer the subtle balance between authentic French elegance and contemporary comfort. The hotel is planned to open in Q2 2020.
The Director of Sales & Marketing will develop and implement the annual Sales and Marketing Plan, develop business planning and sales strategies aimed at increasing the revenue, turnover and profitability and ensure the achievement of the goals set by segments. The incumbent will lead a team of professionals and will interact with Regional Office regularly.
Some of the tasks and responsibilities include:
· Designate specific strategies for each market, channel, segment and sets goals to be achieved and/or exceeded
· Responsibility for the proper management of pricing structures and the competitiveness of the rates, prices, discounts and supplements in coordination with the revenue manager / director of revenue
· Develop and maintain market awareness to ensure ability to predict revenue opportunities and set proactive strategies
· Conduct all Sales Team Performance Appraisals according to Wyndham SOP's. Develop each team member to achieve their potential.
· Coordinate all methods of maintaining and increasing business volume for other departments such as the spa, the restaurants, weddings, catering. This includes advertising, sales promotion, personal selling, publicity, community relations, special sales projects, social media etc.
· Participate as an active member of the community through associations, memberships and other trade organizations
· Review regularly the Public Relations activities to ensure high awareness of the hotel in the local and national media
The required professional experience, educational background, skills and abilities of the Director of Sales & Marketing is outlined as follows:
A recognized business or hospitality management qualification or a graduate degree in a Sales or Marketing discipline
Minimum 2 years’ experience as functional sales and marketing leader within a hotel
Solid Mice experience
Proven marketing and social media experience
Experience of managing people / effective leadership
Four / Five star internationally managed hotel experience is desired
Competency in the use of hotel sales and revenue programmes
High level of numeracy and literacy
Fluency in French and English is essential
A strong sense of commerciality and financial acumen
Be part of a new, fresh, creative and inspiring environment which brings people together
Join a network of multinational talented professionals and opportunities across the globe
Competitive package and incentive scheme
Extended support from the Regional team to ensure you are successful and exceed expectations
Alongside these key competencies, the incumbent of the role will be required to demonstrate the fundamentals of the company’s Count on Me! Service culture to be responsive, respectful and deliver a great experience.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel company with over 9000 hotels and presence in 73 countries worldwide. Our mission is to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever people go, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.
We have a broad portfolio of exciting hotel brands ranging from economy to upper upscale. Our team members continuously delight our guests with our signature Count on Me! Service based on the principles of being responsive, respectful and deliver great experiences.
Our career section has been selected among the best job boards in Les Échos - Statista 2019 list: we are among the 8 best specialised websites according to recruiting managers and we are the only one dedicated to hospitality out of 50 websites.
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