Kempinski Hotels Recruiting Now
Located in Ghana’s capital city, Accra in the exclusive North Ridge area, a twenty minute drive from Accra’s Kotoka International Airport, Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City features 269 elegant rooms and suites, which showcase panoramic views of the city. The hotel also features restaurants and bars, fully-equipped function rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center and Spa. Currently in the soft opening stage, the Grand opening will be in the last quarter of 2016.
An energetic team of professionals are operating an outstanding luxury hotel and are looking for someone like you to complement our skills set! You will be the head of the Sales and Marketing Department and responsible for identifying Ghana’s hospitality market’s needs, tailoring products to suit those needs and driving the sales force towards achieving sales targets.
Job Title: Sales & Marketing
We’re looking for an experienced Director of Sales & Marketing who will be responsible for managing all the sales, marketing activities and events at Kempinski Gold Coast Accra, to achieve/exceed budget.
You will also be responsible for the planning and development of promotional strategies and management of the sales and marketing team and reporting on effectiveness of the plan. Responsibilities also require direct and routine interaction with Regional Sales and Marketing office along with key colleagues across MEA.
You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining contact with business generators, meeting and convention planners, visitors/convention bureau, travel agents, tour operators, airlines, corporate accounts, Government departments and others closely allied to Hotel business.
To ensure that we catch the attention of our clients and also utilize the best talents in our business, you will manage the Sales & Marketing team, ensuring that we organize promotional activities on a regular basis. You will be in charge of monitoring competitor activities and assisting in marketing intelligence. You will also be developing and maintaining a regular pattern of sales calls & meeting with principals of target market.
As the primary contact for our key clients you will have a passion for meeting new people and will develop good relationship with them. Ideally you have to have at least three years’ experience in this field and a desire to progress your career within a global organization.
Qualifications And Exprerience
- Bachelor’s degree
- Must have at least two years’ experience in a similar role leading a Sales and Marketing team in a five star or luxury hotel
- Strategic thinker with affinity for numbers
- Experience in a newly opened property will be an added advantage
If you meet the above requirements, please send your cover letter, and CV to [email protected]
All applications must reach us by close of business on 31st July 2016. We look forward to receiving your application. Due to the volume of applications received, please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted. Candidates may be contacted for interview before the close of the application deadline. Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City.