First listed on: 16 March 2024

Director of Sales & Marketing


IHG Hotels & Resorts is one of the world’s leading hotel companies with around 350,000 colleagues working across more than 100 countries. As part of the IHG team, our people help our guests create amazing memories and deliver our purpose of providing True Hospitality for Good. 

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will immerse you in the wonders of the Whitsundays, working in a five-star luxury environment which offers amazing career growth opportunities, professional training & development and provides a one-of-a-kind experience living and working in a tropical island paradise.

About the Role 

The Director of Sales and Marketing for InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is responsible for inspiring, leading and developing the sales, marketing and revenue management resources to deliver a multi-year, innovative commercial plan with long-term above-market RGI performance, superior owner returns and a clearly differentiated Resort brand positioning at its core. The position focuses on establishing a superior entrepreneurial approach to profit generation and market positioning, whilst challenging conventionality and encouraging innovation.

A taste of your day-to-day

Manage key relationships with Resort leaders, third parties, and IHG regional teams to align strategic direction and foster collaboration. Responsibilities include attracting high-potential talent, promoting a culture of personal development, ensuring colleague engagement, and upholding IHG policies. Additionally, the role involves enhancing brand reputation, managing media inquiries, and ensuring compliance with OH&S procedures. The ideal candidate will drive brand activation, optimize guest experiences, and develop innovative commercial plans to exceed revenue goals while maintaining cost performance.

What we need from you 

Seeking an extensive senior Sales and Marketing leadership experience in international Luxury and Resort sectors. Must demonstrate commercial acumen driving profitability and brand experience delivery. Proven ability to manage high-level relationships, foster a culture of execution, and achieve results. Strong analytical skills, strategic planning, and proficiency in market trends analysis and media planning are essential. Experience in channel and trade marketing, resource allocation, and budget management required.

Please note, this position is based in Sydney.

What we offer 

  • Extensive Career Development opportunities with dedicated onsite trainers and an abundance of professional development including multi-hire programs, skills training, and optional courses.
  • IHG Australia’s myBenefits program including paid birthday leave, wellbeing hub, employee room rates, service recognition celebrations & myPerks platform with an extensive list of lifestyle and retail discounts from over 400 of Australia and New Zealand’s most popular retailers.

How to Apply

Please visit Careers - InterContinental Hayman Island for further information regarding living and working on Hayman Island including accommodation types, facilities, and FAQ’s.

 We also invite you to learn more by following our social channels:

  • Facebook via @ICHIRcareers and Instagram via @ihg_australia_careers

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