Director of Sales & Marketing
Location: Vietnam Resort (HCMC based)
You Must Have:
To execute the position of Director of Sales & Marketing, you will have the required qualifications, technical skills and experience in a similar role in luxury hotels with proven results. I possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Marketing, Hotel or Business Management and more than five years’ experience in a senior sales and marketing role including for luxury resorts.
I am a personally involved, visible and proactive leader with excellent organizational skills, capable of providing focused direction and continuing to establish the property’s prominent position within the market. I possess a well-developed capability for strategic decision-making and a track record of proven results in the areas of customer satisfaction, operational excellence, host satisfaction, revenue and profit.
In terms of sales and marketing management, I have an intuitive sense for driving business, a passion for excellence and an understanding of the sophisticated needs of the luxury customer.
My financial acumen positions me as a business savvy leader with demonstrated financial understanding and interpretation of reports plus cost control.
From a people management perspective, I am a responsive, engaged and interactive leader, capable of building strong positive relationships with hosts that results in a shared vision of success for the operation, demonstrated ability to leverage shared resources, undertake training as needed and to manage through influence.
Technical skills include Advanced MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. I am also familiar with various hotel systems including PMS and CRM platforms. I have an excellent command of written and spoken English with some knowledge of the local language and customs.
I will maintain a thorough understanding of Six Senses in terms of guidelines, rules and regulations, brand and operating standards, facilities and services.
In this role, I will assume full responsibility for the efficient operation of the Sales & Marketing department to provide exceptional products and services within brand operating standards.
My key role is to drive the right business at the right price to ensure the resort achieves budgeted occupancy, rate and revenue. This includes writing and implementing the marketing plan, contracting, setting sales targets by segment and by client and prospect, undertaking advertising, sales, promotions and publicity initiatives, working with the revenue manager for setting rates, and directing the sales and marketing team.
By keeping abreast of industry intelligence, trends and practices and updating knowledge and skills, I will continually focus on revenue generation and profile building for our resort and spa and for Marketing strategies and tactics will be constantly assessed to remain relevant and effective.
A high standard of personal appearance, grooming and hygiene, plus comprehensive knowledge of safety, security and emergency procedures will be maintained by myself and all hosts in line with brand and statutory requirements.
An important part of the role is to interact with guests and hosts in a professional, courteous and positive manner and proactively seek feedback. In the event of guest or client complaints, I will effectively carry out service recovery or charge our hosts to do so to the satisfaction of guests and clients.
Interaction and communications between departments under my control and other departments within the resort are clear and effectively maintained to support the smooth running of the resort. I will perform any additional duties given to me by the General Manager.
Forecasting and reporting requirements for the role will be completed accurately, on time and maintained for reference. Corrective action will be taken immediately when issues are identified, particularly for revenue generation results. The required meetings and briefings are to be attended or conducted, as instructed by the General Manager.
Six Senses guidelines and standards of service and operation will be adopted and followed by all Sales & Marketing hosts so that our performance benchmarks are maintained and exceeded. Client service and product issues are promptly addressed.
All activities within the department will be carried out ethically, honestly and within the parameters of local law.
In this role, I will instill a revenue-focused philosophy through training and education so that all hosts are fully engaged with driving revenue opportunities. The departmental budget will be strictly adhered to and all costs will be continually monitored and controlled to drive profitability, while taking into consideration the preservation of required standards with every decision made. Forecasting is undertaken on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual
basis to ensure budgets are met and exceeded.
As Director of Sales & Marketing, I am responsible for the management and development of all hosts within the department through the provision of direction, delegation, interaction, encouragement and enthusiasm, discipline, training, performance evaluation and counselling to build a loyal, productive and effective team. I will ensure our hosts report for duty punctually, wearing the correct attire and deliver friendly, courteous, consistent and efficient service at all times.
Salary:- In line with industry standards
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