Director of Marketing

Employer
The Doyle Collection USA
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Closes
Jun 15, 2018
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to transform a leading, luxury Washington DC hotel in a marketing leadership position. The Dupont Circle is part of the Doyle Collection a family-owned collection of eight luxury hotels superbly located in Washington DC, the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Dupont Circle is about to embark on a transformational journey with a significant multi-million-dollar investment programme due to commence in 2018. In line with the company's strategy to re-position the hotel within the luxury sector, the transformation comprises the re-design of public spaces including a new bar and restaurant in collaboration with Martin Brudnizki, an internationally acclaimed interior architecture and design studio, and the refurbishment of Level Nine, the hotel's exclusive suite floor. In time for this exciting project, we are now recruiting for an experienced and passionate Director of Marketing to join the hotel. Assuming responsibility for both leading and pro-actively and personally affecting the delivery of the strategic hotel sales and marketing plan, this key member of our management team will report to the Director of Sales and Marketing Manager. This position will lead the marketing department to strategically manage and maximize hotel marketing campaigns and communications. This leader will also be working alongside the Director of Sales and the Director of Outlets to determine marketing strategies as well as strategic account penetration activity to ultimately achieve financial target. Experience in brand repositioning and understanding the nuances of the luxury market would be an ideal strength. Key requirements: Proven outstanding performance as a Director of Marketing in a hotel environment 3 or more years' experience in a pro-active on property or regional/area hotel or marketing leadership role in the luxury market Strong commercial acumen Demonstrable understanding of marketing techniques and practices Strong social media sales and marketing skills Must have proven high level account management, negotiating and presentation skills Ability to lead, implement and nurture a pervasive coaching culture by leading by example and holding team members accountable A born motivator Proven ability to operate within budgeted guidelines by maintaining effective cost controls Excellent written and oral communication with internal and external stakeholders A love of travel with the flexibility and willingness to travel extensively both nationally and internationally Experience of building diverse, high performing teams Experience in active change management including process, system and talent changes Proficiency in PMS (Opera or Delphi), Word, Outlook, and Excel and PowerPoint required The perks of working as a Director of Sales and Marketing with The Dupont Circle Free meals on duty as well as breakfast to get you started and all day tea and coffee for the caffeine lovers Great health plan and benefits Plan for your future with our 401k plan Great location with easy access to the Metro and commuter benefits Discounted hotel rooms in the US, Ireland and UK for you, your family and friends 50% off food when dining with the Doyle Collection In-house training team dedicated to your personal development Reward and recognition programmes (earn bonuses, restaurant meals, overnight stays and extra days off!) Staff summer parties, Christmas parties and regular team get togethers Plus more .. . As a Director of Marketing at The Dupont Circle, you will be working for the family owned Doyle Collection Hotel group, which means there are plenty of opportunities for your career to grow in the US and further afield in Ireland and the UK! The Dupont Circle, Washington DC In the heart of one of the most captivating neighborhoods in the nation's capital, The Dupont Circle hotel proves a landmark in its own right. Modern design meets global appeal, immersing guests in a sophisticated scene marked by vibrant decor, original artwork and stylish furniture. The bustling Bar Dupont and Cafe Dupont, serve as popular neighborhood gathering spots for visitors and locals. The Doyle Collection The Doyle Collection is a carefully curated collection of eight Irish family-owned luxury and urban hotels located centrally in London, Dublin, Washington DC, Cork and Bristol. What binds our hotels together is the Doyle service ethos - a real warmth and thoughtfulness. We are delighted that the Doyle Collection is listed as one of the Best Large Workplaces 2017 and in 2018. 0 Job Posted by ApplicantPro