Offers “Marriott”

13 days agoMarriott

Director of Sales - Franchised

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Job description

Job Number 24117719
Job Category Sales & Marketing
Location Ghent Marriott Hotel, Korenlei 10, Ghent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Management

Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Marriott Ghent. The franchisee is a separate company and a separate employer from Marriott International, Inc.  The franchisee solely controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment policies and practices, including hiring, firing, discipline, staffing, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  If you accept a position at this hotel, you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International, Inc.

A Day in the Life of… 
As the Director of Sales and Events, your role involves supporting the creation of the Sales plan and aligning strategies for business development and revenue maximisation. You'll build relationships with Key Account Directors/Managers, seek new business in relevant segments, and utilise brand initiatives. Ensuring appropriate sales structures, leading and developing the team, and fostering a Sales culture is essential. Strong relationships with brand Sales teams, adherence to brand standards, and evaluating ROI are crucial. You'll also prepare reports and presentations, and actively cross-sell Aimbridge properties.
Based in the Ghent Marriott Hotel in the medieval city centre of Ghent, you will be part of a family of passionate people who know that being the best doesn’t always mean working around the clock.

What do we need from you?
To be successful in this role you have a:
•    Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related significant experience in sales and marketing or a related professional area.
•    Experience in multi-property or cluster hotel role.
•    Multi-language skills with at least proficiency in Dutch and English are required, proficiency in French is preferred. 
•    Have multiple years of experience in a senior sales role where you have managed sales colleague(s)
•    Preferably have a business network within the Ghent region.

What is in it for you?
As part of the Ghent Marriott family, you will have access to a suite of benefits that include:
•    Market-leading salary package with benefits
•    Company car with fuel card
•    DKV hospitalisation insurance
•    Group insurance
•    Daily meal vouchers
•    Hotel discounts with staff rates worldwide
•    Smartphone with data package and laptop
•    Access to renowned training platforms e.g. Marriott International and Cornell University to develop your skills


This company is an equal opportunity employer.

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