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Director of Sales

Who are we?

The Ghent Marriott, one of the leading hotels in Ghent, is managed by Aimbridge Hospitality EMEA, a division of the global Aimbridge Hospitality brand, overseeing over 1,600 hotels and resorts worldwide. We work with big brands such as Hilton, Accor, Marriot and IHG as well as small independent hotels and everything in between.

What is in it for you?

As part of the Ghent Marriott family, you will have access to a suite of benefits that include:

  • Market-leading salary package with benefits
  • Company car with fuel card
  • DKV hospitalisation insurance
  • Group insurance
  • Daily meal vouchers
  • Hotel discounts with staff rates worldwide
  • Access to renowned training platforms e.g. Marriott International and Cornell University to develop your skills
  • A day in the life of…

    As the Director of Sales, your role involves supporting the creation of the commercial plan, aligning strategies for business development and revenue maximisation. You'll build relationships with Key Account Directors/Managers, seek new business in relevant segments, and utilise brand initiatives. Ensuring appropriate Sales structures, leading and developing the team, and fostering a Sales culture are essential. Strong relationships with brand Sales teams, adherence to brand standards, and evaluating ROI are crucial. You'll also prepare reports and presentations, and actively cross-sell Aimbridge properties.

    Based in the Ghent Marriott Hotel in the medieval city centre of Ghent, you will be part of a family of passionate people who know that being the best doesn’t always mean working around the clock.

    What do we need from you?

    To be successful in this role you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related professional area.
  • Experience in multi-property or cluster role.
  • Multi-language skills with proficiency in Dutch and English are required, proficiency in French would be an advantage. 
  • Experience in a senior sales leadership role.
  • An established business network within the region would be an advantage.
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