Director of Sales & Marketing - Ramada Resort by Wyndham Dead Sea

Location: 

Dead Sea, JO

Property Name:  Ramada Dead Sea Resort
Req Id:  23551

Ramada Resort by Wyndham Dead Sea is now seeking a Director of Sales & Marketing to join our team in Jordan.

Job Summary

The Director of Sales and Marketing under the business supervision of the General manager and within the limits of established Corporate/Sales policies and procedures, oversees and directs all aspects of the Sales and Marketing activities. His/her responsibilities include overseeing the planning and development of promotional strategies and marketing plans; oversees and assists with the development and implementation of the sales and marketing plan; management of the sales and marketing team and reporting on effectiveness of the plan.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Main Duties

  • Produces the Annual Sales plan, marketing budgets and forecasts
  • Works closing with the head of Revenue to produce action plan related to the revenue plan to ensure revenue plan objectives are achieved
  • Provides a professional, advisor support service to the General Manager
  • Coordinates all methods of maintaining and increasing business volume. This includes advertising, sales promotion, personal selling, publicity, community relations, special sales projects, etc.
  • Creates and implements special programs to achieve greater profitability through:
  • Increasing average rate
  • Overall occupancy
  • Increasing business volume during off-peak periods
  • Increasing local food & beverage and banquet sales
  • Enhances the image of the hotel in the local community
  • Participates as an active member of the community through associations, memberships and other trade organizations
  • Reviews regularly activities reports of Sales and Marketing personnel to ensure targets and Sales objectives are met.

Other Duties

  • Reviews regularly internal promotion pieces for visual effect and ensures they conform with brand standards.
  • Organizes and promotes in cooperation with the Food & Beverage Department special projects to stimulate Food & Beverage sales within the community, including but not limited to, tournaments, balls, parties, gastronomic festivities, etc.
  • Interacts with individuals outside the hotel, including but not limited to clients, convention, bureaus, local hotel associations, Government Tourist offices, Airlines, Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Competitors and other members of the local community.
  • Recommends to the General Manager the kind of advertising which will be most productive for the hotel by analyzing the market effectiveness of past advertising campaigns and consulting with other department heads and the Advertising Agency.
  • Procures new and repeat business for the hotel by maintaining contact with Airlines, Travel Agencies, Commercial Houses, Private clubs and professional Associations within the community and neighboring markets
  • Reviews regularly the Public Relations activities to ensure high awareness of the hotel in the local and national media
  • Oversees & manages the development of new marketing strategies
  • Maintains good communication with Regional Sales and Marketing and implement corporate initiatives.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Strong leadership and analytical skills
  • Excellent selling skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Understanding of customer service skills

Education & Experience

  • Ideally 2 to 3 years as DOSM in the 4/5 star hotel
  • Ideally Degree/Diploma in a Marketing/Business Administration or any related field
  • Hotel industry work experience demonstrating progressive career growth and a pattern of exceptional performance
  • Ability to manage team
  • Proficiency in property management system
  • Strong media, presentation and computer skills
  • Previous experience working in Jordan is required
  • Strong understanding of the Jordan market
  • Vacancy open to Jordanian Nationals Only

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,200 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through our network of approximately 872,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham employs more than 2,000 corporate team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all. Supporting thousands of franchisees and a growing global portfolio of 24 hotel brands—think household names like Wyndham, La Quinta, Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8—Wyndham team members are a widespread group of individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds. Our unique Count on Me culture, commitment to flexibility and core values of Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Caring and Fun are just part of what continues to make Wyndham an award-winning best place to work.

 

Job Location: Ramada Dead Sea Resort, Sweimeh , Dead Sea Road , 11180 Amman, Dead Sea, N/A  N/A
Employment Status: Full-time

Employment Disclaimer

In some locations around the world, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts manages hotel properties on behalf of a third party owner. At many of those properties, the Hotel owner is the actual employer, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts performs recruiting and hiring functions on behalf of the owner. I understand and agree that, by applying through this site, I may be applying for a position with a company other than Wyndham Hotels & Resorts where Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is serving only as the recruiter and will not be my actual employer.

What we expect from you

You will play an important part in our mission to make travel possible for all by:

∙ Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

∙ Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

∙ Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

∙ Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

∙ Competitive salary and benefits.

∙ Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

∙ A Culture of Diversity & Inclusion - Our inclusive culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers and communities around the world.

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler.  Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.