General Manager, Dresden

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an international company that is famed for its successes throughout Europe and to be part of the continuing drive for exceptional service and increasing profitability.

The position of General Manager  is a senior leadership role and offers a great opportunity to continue the success of the hotel in the city. The hotel currently sits as the number one in STR and its competitive set. This individual will be directly responsible for the entire operation which has a large and complex F&B function. The property also has a wellness centre with over 400 members. The production kitchen is at the heart of the hotel and produces all the highest quality food to the highly competitive food outlets.

Candidate Requirements

  • Seasoned and experienced GM with the maturity to manage the complexity of the dynamic product offering
  • An F&B professional who has managed multiple outlets and can react quickly to the “pulse” of the city
  • Exceptional networking skills to be seen as a true leader in the city and build genuine relationships on a regular basis
  • Fluent in German

For more information of to apply, please contact Guy Lean at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 208 600 1182

 

Director of Sales, Luxembourg

Based in the European country of Luxembourg, our client is seeking to hire a Director of Sales.

This person will be a commercially driven sales professional, focused on managing the hotels’ selling strategies to maximize revenues and to outperform the market. The Director of Sales will directly report to the General Manager and will be part of the hotels’ Executive Team, fully involved in leading the hotels’ business strategies and related sales performance.

Key requirements

  • Strong knowledge of MICE and Corporate markets
  • Analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends
  • Experience of setting strategies and define actions for the hotel’s sales team
  • Proven achievements working in a competitive market
  • Creative sales leader able to identify and secure niches or sales opportunities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Business fluent English (spoken and written) and ideally French
  • Proven leadership skills involving to manage, develop, and motivate the team to achieve their objectives
  • Proactive, independent, decisive
  • High level of resilience and self-discipline
  • A positive, motivated and hands-on approach – Leading by Example

For more information or to apply, please contact Dan at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1186

 

 

Revenue Director, Luxembourg – Position Filled

We are looking for a strategic leader who will lead the revenue function at an internationally branded hotel based in Luxembourg and position the property in a highly competitive market. The Revenue Director will be a strong, commercially driven and analytical manager, focussed on driving the hotel’s rate and mix strategy to outperform the market.

The Revenue Director will report to the General Manager and will be part of the hotel’s Executive Team and fully involved in leading the hotel’s strategy and performance.

Essential skills and qualifications

  • Experience in revenue function with an international branded hotel group, in a city centre location with multiple competitors at the similar size property
  • Strong analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends
  • Experience of setting strategies
  • Proven leadership skills involving to manage, develop, and motivate the team to achieve their objectives
  • A positive, motivated and hands-on approach
  • Comprehensive understanding of RGI reports and mechanics
  • Detailed understanding of booking channels and experience of managing channel mix.
  • Excellent communication skills

Highly desirable skills and qualifications

  •  French speaker

For more information or to apply, please contact Ewa at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1181

Hotel Manager, Paris – Position Filled

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The position of Hotel Manager is a senior leadership role, and this individual will be directly responsible for the operations and departmental profitability of one of the largest hotels in Paris, reporting into an Area Management level position.

The successful candidate will need to be a strong leader who will direct the team from the front and drive forward the entire hotel team. With a passion for attention to detail they will deliver the hotel at its very best, day in, day out, without exception.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • An existing Hotel Manager or GM of a smaller hotel
  • Large internationally branded hotel experience having been through their GM development programmes.
  • Proven leadership skills involving the ability to manage, develop and motivate a head of department team to achieve their objectives.
  • A positive and motivated hands-on approach
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Experience of the French hotel market

 

Director of Sales & Marketing, Abu Dhabi – Position on hold

We are currently recruiting a Director of Sales & Marketing for a 5 star property, part of a leading International hotel group in Abu Dhabi.

We are seeking an experienced candidate with at least 2 previous positions as DOSM.

Please note, that only candidates matching the below criteria will be considered and contacted.

Requirements:

  • Resort experience
  • Current/recent experience working for a 5 star hotel as a DOSM
  • Previous or current experience working in the Middle East
  • Strong knowledge of European markets namely: UK, Germany, Italy, Switzerland France
  • Knowledge of the luxury consortias
  • Knowledge of Luxury Leisure market is mandatory
  • Knowledge of MICE market would be advantage

For more information or to apply, please contact Ewa at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 208 600 1181

General Manager, 5 star hotel, Italy – Position Filled

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We have been mandated to find a General Manager to manage the re-branding of a luxury resort in central Italy.

The property is re-branding from an independent hotel to a branded property with an exciting goal to create one of the top spa destinations not only in Italy but also in Europe. We are therefore looking for someone who has experience of managing properties with large spa facilities who can oversee this very special project.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience as a General Manager or Hotel Manager in luxury 5 star spa hotels & resorts
  • International brand experience
  • Fluent English and Italian speaker
  • Re-branding / re-positioning experience

 

Head of Web Content & Merchandising – Position Filled

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Our UK client is looking for a commercially minded and analytical marketer with a solid understanding of web content strategy and excellent copywriting skills to lead the web content team.

You will be responsible for:

  • Planning, leading and executing the content strategy of the websites
  • Delivering website optimisations that increase conversion from both consumer and trade audiences and driving web personalisation strategy
  • Manage the team to deliver all website content including sales, marketing, product and legal content.

Please get in touch if you have:

  • MINIMUM of 10 years’ ecommerce experience.
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience managing the online merchandising of an ecommerce website and a proven track record of delivering an increase in sales.
  • Experience of implementing website personalization
  • Good understanding of UX and UI, A/B testing techniques, SEO
  • Experience with current CMS platforms
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript

 

General Manager, Africa – Position Filled

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Working for one of our UK based clients, we are seeking a fluent Portuguese hotel operator to take responsibility for one of their hotels in a Southern African country.

You will be a fluent English and Portuguese speaker with experience operating in a credible city centre hotel with more than 100 rooms.

  • Fluency in Portuguese / English
  • Operating as a General Manager today – or an ambitious Deputy General Manager will be considered
  • Strong commercial skills
  • Capable of taking full ownership for this position
  • Taking P&L responsibility
  • Ideally international branded experience

Previous experience in Africa is not required, but success operating in a quality city centre hotel is mandatory.

 

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