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Industry: Hotel

Company: IHG

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to work on Guam USA without restrictions – US Citizens, US Permanent Residents and Residents of Federated States of Micronesia.
  • Must be able to speak, read and reply emails in Japanese Langues professionallly.
  • Two or more years of experience in a hospitality or resort sales and marketing setting with direct supervisory experience over a sales team.

What’s the job?

As a Sales Manager for our Japan Market, you’ll develop and execute sales and marketing strategies and plans to ensure targets are met and goals are achieved. Regularly sell bedrooms, meeting rooms and restaurant & bar through direct client contacts, vendors, travel agents, tour operators, visitor bureaus, convention bureaus, IHG Sales Team and other partners.

Your-day-to-day

People

  • Support colleagues to make sure they deliver with compliance and to the standards we expect
  • Drive a great working environment for teams to thrive – linking up departments to create sense of one team.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments.
  • Recommend or initiate any HR related actions where needed.
  • Cooperates, coordinates and communicates with Department Heads and other inter-departmental secretaries as appropriate.
  • Coordinate all methods of maintaining and increasing business volume. This includes advertising, sales promotion, partnership, publicity, community relations, special sales projects, etc

Financial

  • Help create the department’s annual budget and the setting of departmental goals.
  • Monitor budget and control expenses with a focus on food, beverage, and labour costs
  • Achieve all personal/team sales goals and maximise profitability.
  • Achieve budgeted revenues and personal/team sales goals and maximise profitability. Participate in the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget, the resort marketing plan and business plan, and financial plans.
  • Create and implement sales plans that drive measurable incremental occupancy, increase average rates, increase volume, food and beverage and banquet sales.
  • Produce monthly reports and sales forecasts to analyse current/potential market and sales trends, coordinate activities to increase revenue and market share and monitor performance to ensure actual sales meet or exceed established revenue plans.

Guest Experience

  • Deliver Crowne Plaza Brand Promise and Service Signatures in your daily work.
  • Help guests – you’ll be happy to help if someone needs assistance with a request or complaint
  • Provide guests with information (example: loyalty programmes, area attractions, restaurants, facility information) to enhance guest experience.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key clients and outside contacts in order to produce group and/or convention business, to include room sales, food & beverage sales, and catering/banquet services
  • Schedule conventions and/or business group activities at the resort and coordinate with other resort-level departments to facilitate services agreed upon by the sales office and prospective clients.

Responsible Business

  • Raise the awareness and reputation of your hotel and the brand locally.
  • Identify improvements to marketing activities and overall hotel sales performance and work with other departments.
  • Be responsible in keeping the property safe and secure, to participate in any resort activity related to Fire Life safety.
  • Perform other ad-hoc duties – unexpected moments which may be assigned by management when we have to pull together to get a task done.

What we need from you

  • Education – Bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification / equivalent in marketing or related field.
  • Service years – Two or more years of experience in a hospitality or resort sales and marketing setting with direct supervisory experience over a sales team.
  • Knowledge and skills
  • Strong knowledge of local businesses and business trends required.
  • Good Communication and writing skills.
  • Strong negotiation skill
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with customers, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the resort, the brand and the Company.
  • Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities.
  • Tasks and Project Management Skills
  • Language – Fluent in English (speaking, listening, reading and writing)

What we offer

In return we’ll provide you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include Health (medical, dental & vision) insurance, a 401k plan with company match, Paid Time Off and Employee Discount. A chance to become part of the global IHG family – opening a door to endless career opportunities. We’re passionate about growing our talent. We’ll provide the training & development you need to succeed & progress into your next role.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – Our colleagues share some winning characteristics: we work better together, we trust and support each other, we aim higher by looking for better ways to do things, we do the right thing, and we welcome different perspectives.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities/ Females/ Disabled/ Veterans

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

Join Crowne Plaza one of the largest and best loved premium hotel brands in the world. With more than 420 hotels in diverse locations globally Crowne Plaza is the perfect base to connect on business, pleasure or a blend of both. We’ve thoughtfully designed our spaces to encourage, support and celebrate great connections. We’re also big on meetings and events, a trusted and valued partner for connecting both domestic and global groups alike.

Our branded service style ‘Dare to Connect’ is crafted for connection. Designed for humans not nameless guests or colleagues. Still professional but touches guests on an emotional level. Where colleagues take their initiative and use their personality because they make a crucial difference in the guest’s experience. The role of every colleague at Crowne Plaza is to create memorable emotional connections and the job of every leader is to create an environment where that can happen.

Don’t quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you’d be a great fit for the job? We’ll never know unless you hit the ‘Apply’ button. Start your journey with us today.

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