1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Sales & Marketing


Swissôtel Living Jeddah, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia



Director of Sales



Company Description

One of the best-known Swiss brands in the world, Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts offers contemporary hotels infused with the freshness and vitality of alpine energy, rooted in the tradition of Swiss hospitality. Respected for its intelligent design, quality craftsmanship and mindful approach to sustainability, Swissôtel gives its guests peace of mind to explore the world, discover life’s true rewards and embrace opportunities to ‘live it well’. The Swissôtel brand was founded in 1980 and today numbers more than 30 hotels globally including flagship properties such as Swissôtel The Bosphorus in Istanbul, Swissôtel The Stamford in Singapore and Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy in Moscow. Swissôtel is part of AccorHotels, a world-leading travel and lifestyle group which invites travellers to feel welcome at more than 4,500 hotels, resorts and residences, along with some 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.

Job Description

Are you an accomplished sales leader with a passion for driving revenue growth and creating exceptional guest experiences? Fairmont Olympic Hotel is seeking a results-driven and visionary Director of Sales to lead our dynamic sales team. If you have a proven track record in sales leadership, exceptional communication skills, and a strategic mindset, this is a unique opportunity to elevate your career and make a significant impact!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and inspire the sales team to achieve revenue targets, providing guidance, mentorship, and support.
  • Develop and execute strategic sales plans to drive business growth, including market segmentation, pricing strategies, and client acquisition.
  • Manage all online distribution channels to maximize opportunities.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key clients, partners, and industry stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the Fairmont Global Sales team and leverage all Corporate resources.
  • Work closely with the Director of Sales & Marketing and assist with the budget and marketing plans.
  • Prepare and present regular sales reports and forecasts to senior management.
  • Monitor and evaluate the competition and adapt strategies to maintain a competitive edge.
  • Foster a culture of exceptional service and guest satisfaction within the sales team.

What is in it for you:

  • Annual salary of $100,000 - $110,000 (pending experience) plus incentive bonuses. 
  • Employee travel program offering discounted rates in Fairmont’s and Accor worldwide.
  • Parking/Commuting Discounts.
  • Paid meal breaks with complimentary meals served in our Staff Dining room.
  • Learning programs through our Academies.
  • Medical, dental, vison insurance available for all full-time colleagues and their families. Additional supplemental insurance available. Free base employee only medical insurance.
  • 401K Retirement plans with a 4% match for all colleagues. 
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities.
  • Fun, elegant atmosphere with amazing colleagues!


• Proficiency in organizational planning, implementation and the ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Minimum of five years hotel sales management experience. 
• Bachelor’s Degree and/or Hotel Management Degree preferred.
• Must be results oriented with ability to be flexible.
• Ability to understand and interpret financial data.
• Positive attitude and supportive, team based approach towards the attainment of the hotel's goals.
• Ability to travel and work flexible hours and days.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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