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Director of Sales & Marketing

Job Reference 235222 Profession Sales - Distribution | Sales Manager (m/f)

Hotel or Entity Sofitel Jeddah Corniche Managed hotel

Saudi Arabia 
Sofitel Jeddah Corniche Sofitel Jeddah Corniche is set in a prime location on the Jeddah’s Corniche with a full sea view, and easy access from the airport. With its location and facilities, Sofitel Jeddah Corniche will host a diversified mix of clientele. With its 191 rooms and suites, the hotel offers various facilities to its guests, with a strong emphasis on F&B and banqueting: 6 outlets and 2000 sqm meeting facilities. For our leisure guests, Sofitel Jeddah Corniche, has a spa, a health club, a swimming pool.
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Job Level Job
Fixed-term contract: Yes
Duration of fixed-term contract (in months): 24
Status Full Time
Anticipated Start Date 01-11-2017


+966 (12) 613 9000


Level of Education
Bachelor / Licence
Areas of study
Professional experiences
3 to 5 years
Languages essential
English (Primary tongue)
Arabic (Working level)

Essential and optional requirements

- A minimum of 5 years Director of Sales and Marketing in the upscale luxury setting is essential.
- Previous international experience of a very competitive environment is required
- Knowledge in both Corporate , Travel Industry, MICE /Catering sales and a good understanding of the luxury hotels market and competitors is needed.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Be analytical, be able to present conclusions and make recommendations
- Excellent organizational and analytical skills
 - Hands on  solution oriented  approach
- Excellent and Fluent English and preferably Arabic

  • Access
  • Excel
  • Power Point
  • Word
  • Opéra

Key tasks

- Supervise the operations of the Sales Department.
- Integrate, train and mange a team of sales representatives.
- Manage and nurture existing network of corporate clients and Travel Agents
- Identify new business niches and grow existing network of Corporate
- Understand the dynamics of the local and key emitting markets
- Represent the Hotel as needed on overseas sales trips.
- Prepare the strategic sales and
- business plans, monthly reporting needs, annual targets, marketing plans budgets & business forecasting requirments in conjunction with the director of revenue.

Sofitel and its Ambassadors

The Sofitel brand is based on three core values guaranteed by each employee every day:
A Passion for Excellence, an Essence of Pleasure and a Spirit of Openness.

Through their actions and know-how, the Men and Women that are the creators of Sofitel’s luxury, offer clients a highly personalised service. By transforming every detail into a unique moment of pure comfort and elegance, they create and nurture a relationship with their guests.
The Sofitel values are also at the heart of the communication between employees. It is the legacy received and transmitted by all those involved in the brand to guarantee the continuity of the Sofitel spirit in the hotels and headquarters.