Job posted: Aug 2020  - Position Filled

Job Description

The new manager is responsible for the daily sales efforts and is responsible for the overall positioning of the hotel, brand communication and the development of customers for the property including, Rooms, Dining Outlets, Catering & Events and Spa Club.  In addition, they are responsible for marketing strategies, implementation, measuring market performance and meeting budget, forecast, and optimal business mix targets. Strategies will include pricing, status, direct sales, market mix, marketing, and public relations. Candidates must possess excellent communication and decision making skills and astute business acumen of this industry.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares Sales Reports and annual Sales & Marketing Plan for Sky City Hotel

  • Create an effective sales and marketing programs that will increase awareness and positive perception of the Hotel, its activities, culinary services, and personnel.

  • Keeping track of current market trends and economic factors to assist with

  • Assist owners and key management staff in planning and preparation of the marketing, advertising, sales plans, programs and annual budget; manage within approved plans and budgets

  • Develop competitive rates, group sales deployment strategies through review of competitive data, demand analysis and mix management.

  • Ability to effectively listen, communicate and perform diplomacy with internal and external customers and staff in all situations.

  • Deep understanding of ‘know your customer’ by building strong relationships; anticipate their needs

  • Develop awareness and reputation of the Sky City Hotel and its brand in the local community, including engagement with various Media outlets whilst acting as its official Ambassador

  • Prepare quality digital marketing material for advertisements

  • Timely respond to any queries via email, telephone or social media

  • Manage social media accounts

  • Direct and manage all group and banquet sales activities to maximise revenue for the hotel.

  • Build partnership with larger reputable brands e.g. bank loyalty card scheme

  • Prepare, implement and compile data for the strategic sales plan, monthly reports, annual goals, sales and marketing budget, forecasts and other reports as directed/required.

  • Ability to accurately input information using a business information system.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.  

Desired Skills & Experience: Bachelor’s degree required

Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the sales/marketing/hospitality profession
Minimum five years of sales and marketing in the hotel industry
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
Command of the English language both written and verbal
Strong media, presentation and computer skills

Graphic design /Photo Studio experience is a plus

Sky City Hotel is an award winning international hotel run by a  British-Bangladeshi joint venture company. Since its opening three years ago it has consecutively won awards from international industry bodies. As the company continues to grow, we are looking for talented individuals who are passionate and can add value to the company and contribute to its development into a strong successful market leading brand.