Director of Sales Guernsey

The Duke of Richmond Hotel and The Old Government House Hotel in Guernsey, part of Red Carnation Hotel Collection, are two stunning four and five star properties located in the heart of St. Peter Port with amazing views of the surrounding Channel Islands and France. We are looking for an experienced Director of Sales, who is hands on and has the ability to create memorable sales relationships with both new and existing accounts, targeting companies based in Guernsey, Jersey and in key areas of the UK.

The Key Responsibilities:

  • Organising and looking after visiting journalists
  • Bringing in new suppliers to help building occupancy including inbound operators, tour operators and travel agents
  • Managing and building the relationship with existing accounts
  • Maximising relationships and engagement with appropriate local retail brands and marketing partners
  • Compiling monthly reports
  • Ensuring that the sales systems are kept up to date

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have previous experience with a similar role in a four or five star hotel
  • Have a strong background of global sales in the high end leisure market
  • Be flexible to travel to key cities, especially in Europe and America
  • Be able to work well under pressure and deadlines
  • Have an outgoing and professional attitude
  • Command a strong level of written and spoken English

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection Benefits:

  • 28 paid holidays per annum inclusive of bank holidays, which increases with years of service
  • Complimentary dry cleaning of business attire
  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection and The Travel Corporation
  • Season ticket loan
  • Salary exchange schemes, such as childcare vouchers and cycle-to work scheme
  • Professional training and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection provides an opportunity for long-term career prospects and has featured for five years in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For and in the top ten for the last three years. As a result we can confidently promise you will reach your full career potential! We are also proud to be recognized with a Gold Standard Award Investors in People - the first company to gain this award on a worldwide basis and retained it for ten years.