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About Four Seasons

Four Seasons is powered by our people. We are a collective of individuals who crave to become better, to push ourselves to new heights and to treat each other as we wish to be treated in return. Our team members around the world create amazing experiences for our guests, residents, and partners through a commitment to luxury with genuine heart. We know that the best way to enable our people to deliver these exceptional guest experiences is through a world-class employee experience and company culture.

At Four Seasons, we believe in recognizing a familiar face, welcoming a new one and treating everyone we meet the way we would want to be treated ourselves. Whether you work with us, stay with us, live with us or discover with us, we believe our purpose is to create impressions that will stay with you for a lifetime. It comes from our belief that life is richer when we truly connect to the people and the world around us.

About the location:

An art nouveau... masterpiece on the Danube. Located in the heart of Budapest, our art nouveau palace Hotel embodies the spirit of Budapest’s Golden Era glam. From the moment you enter, savour the iconic wrought-iron peacock gates, pass through the Lobby adorned with over two million mosaic tiles illuminated with its striking chandelier, and let inspiration wash over you. Outside, views of the Danube and the picturesque Buda skyline stand before you. Spend the day exploring the sights, recharge in our Spa that harnesses the city’s heritage in wellness, then enjoy an innovative cocktail in our newly opened lobby bar MÚZSA.

The Role - Overview

The Director of Marketing& Sales is a part of the Hotel's Executive Leadership team who collectively make key strategic and operational decisions for the Hotel. The Director of Marketing & Sales will create and implement marketing strategies and tactics that ensure that all marketing activities focus on maintaining the unique positioning of the property in an ever-changing competitive environment and achieving maximum revenue for the property. The successful candidate will be a proven leader, strategic thinker, motivator and innovator who is highly collaborative and puts people first.

The Director of Marketing & Sales oversees all sales and marketing activities with the support of teams including sales, catering and conference services, reservations, revenue management, communication and public relations. The Director of Marketing & Sales and the Sales & Marketing Division ensures that all activities and bookings are focused to yield maximum revenue per room occupied. The successful candidate requires strong revenue and budget management skills, have a creative flair for marketing, have good communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate effective leadership. The role holder needs to be strategic, proactive and have a proven track record in both sales and marketing.

Key Competencies

This list is not all –inclusive and should only be used as an overview of all actual responsibility.
• People Leadership – Manage full division team ( cc. 30 team members) via strong senior department directors of five senior professionals who are directly reporting to the role

Responsible for proper recruitment, overall training, operational setup for well-functioning department. Conduct performance evaluations for direct reports, have mature understanding of the entire S&M team`s performance and target setting. Most importantly, this leader must possess the ability to build a positive and stabile working environment, strategically build and monitor the talent pipeline, ensure engaged team on board.
• Maximize Hotel Revenue – Understand, develop, oversees and implement programs and activities to positively impact Rev Par performance. Manage the Hotel’s Yield Program.
• Marketing, Communication and Public Relations – Develop and implement annual marketing plan. Prepare, monitor and control the annual advertising and business promotion budget. Responsible for communication and PR strategies across the organization.
• Manage Sales Activity – Solicit and service selected accounts. Provide “one-up” sales assistance for all key accounts, to maintain an active account load and to act as the Hotel’s sales leader. Serve as Hotel’s key contact with organizations such as convention & visitor’s bureau, governmental business bodies and other key accounts. Review, set and monitor all sales goals.

Qualifications & Experience
• Luxury hotel Sales & Marketing senior leadership experience required.
• Proven track record in prospecting for new business and savvy at closing the deal.
• Requires strong revenue and budget management skills.
• Must be able to make quick decisions and work in a hectic and diverse work environment.
• Must be able to build, develop and maintain a cohesive team.
• Strong ability to prioritize, organize, and manage competing priorities.
• Possess well-developed leadership and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent reading, writing, and oral proficiency in the English language.
• Knowledge of revenue and client management systems strong preferred

What To Expect
• Market-leading pay and benefits
• Complimentary Accommodation at other Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
• Complimentary Employee Meals
• Be yourself and become a member of a work family that cares about you and invests in your development
• Master your craft here and abroad! Seasonal “Task Force” opportunities are available
• Employee engagement at all levels, where your thoughts and ideas are not only heard but actioned
• … and so much more
Budapest Hungary


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