Director Sales & Marketing – Paris

We have a fabulous opportunity for a Director of Sales & Marketing to join the team at an iconic Parisienne Hotel superbly located in the heart of Opera District.

Reporting to the General Manager, the DoSM is responsible for leading and directing the development and implementation of strategic sales and marketing plans and initiatives in the hotel’s continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

The purpose of the role is to proactively position and market the property; manage the marketing budget to enable development of hotel specific campaigns, promotions, collateral, etc. to drive revenue and meet business objectives. The DoSM will work closely with the brand and revenue management, to develop and implement strategies to maximize Revpar and grow market share in a profitable way and grow market share as measured by STR.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Must be proficient in writing, speaking and negotiating in English and French
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Extensive knowledge of revenue management
  • Knowledge of hotel and competitive market
  • Ability to analyse data
  • Ability to priorities tasks & to manage workload using own initiative
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Previous experience in hotel, travel & tourism, service sector
  • Previous experience in leading a team
  • Preferably a DoS today or if not the title has strong experience

For more information or to apply, please contact Mara at mm@madisomayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1169

 

 

General Manager – Paris

We have an opportunity for an experienced  General Manager to be based at a hotel in the beautiful city of Paris. Situated in the heart of Paris on a very lively square near typical Parisian brasseries and the Canal Saint-Martin, the hotel is close to various cultural attractions and offers easy access to 5 metro lines.

The position of General 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 the Paris portfolio.

The successful candidate will need to be a strong leader who will direct the team from the front and drive the same engagement from 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.

Position overview:

  • To be responsible for the dynamic operation of all the hotel operational departments, ensuring facilities are kept to exceptional standards required
  • To ensure the hotel team are fully trained to the expected high level and all direct reports are fully in line with the same goal.
  • To drive profitability in the hotel through ensuring premium rota efficiency and thorough control of all operational cost areas
  • To drive the hotel revenue by leading the Managers and team members with the goal of safeguarding all upsell potentials and revenue streams are captured

Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a General Manager of a large internationally branded hotel
  • Proven leadership skills involving the ability to manage, develop and motivate a head of department team to achieve their objectives
  • Fluent in French and English
  • A positive and motivated hands-on approach
  • Strong financial awareness
  • Experience of the French / Parisian hotel market
  • Extensive conference facilities experience
  • Degree / Diploma qualification
  • Union management experience

For more information or to apply, please contact Guy at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1180

Hotel Manager, Paris – Position Filled

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Our client is one of the largest privately held hospitality organisations in the world, with almost five hundred hotels across three continents and has formed strategic alliances with many of the world’s largest hotel brands.

One of their properties is an iconic Parisienne Hotel superbly located in the heart of Opera District, close to iconic Parisian attractions, including the Louvre, the Opera Garnier, Moulin Rouge and Galeries Lafayette. This hotel now has an opening for a Hotel Manager who will be responsible for leading and implementing all service and operational aspects.

This is a senior leadership role, and this individual will be directly responsible for the operations and departmental profitability. The successful candidate will need to be a strong leader who will direct the team from the front and drive the same engagement from 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.

This is an opportunity to join a company that is known for its successes throughout Europe and to be part of driving the continued strive for exceptional service and increasing profitability.

Essential skills and qualifications

  • A highly experienced Director of Operations/Hotel Manager with internationally branded hotel groups, minimum 2 years’ experience as Director of Operations in a medium or large hotel
  • Ideally to have hotel branded experience
  • Previous career experience working in upscale or luxury level.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Strong facilitator and driver of engagement within the hotel team
  • 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
  • Proactive, independent, decisive
  • High level of resilience and self-discipline
  • Fluent English and French speaker

Highly desirable skills and qualifications

  • Previously held a senior role at Operations Director level or above.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Degree qualification

For more information or to apply, please contact Guy at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1182

General Manager, Paris Airport – Position Filled

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Situated at Le Bourget Airport in Paris, our client is seeking to hire a General Manager who possesses hands-on and successful experience in managing all the key business functions, including operations, finance, sales, revenue and e-commerce.

The hotel is an upscale/lifestyle branded property which offers a sleek contemporary design and modern interior. Along with over 100 rooms they offer meeting facilities, contemporary French restaurant, wellness area with a magnificent swimming pool and a panoramic bar which gives a breath-taking view of Paris and the runways of the private international airport of Le Bourget

Key objectives of the role include:

  • Delivering the annual budget through the agreed strategies
  • Represent the hotel in the local marketplace and be actively involved in sales activities
  • Manage the hotel within the brand standards
  • Deliver service levels to meet customer expectations and within brand standards
  • Coach and manage people to drive desired results and fully review the current working practices in order to increase profitability

Candidate Skills:

  • Director of Operations/Hotel Manager experience with internationally branded hotel groups, minimum 2 years’ experience as Director of Operations in a similar size hotel
  • Proven leadership skills involving the ability to manage, develop and motivate a head of department team to achieve their objectives
  • Experience in month end reporting, budget preparation and presentation
  • A positive hands-on approach
  • A good coach, who will be able to motivate the existing Executive Team members and mentor the new ones
  • Strong business management acumen in both revenue and cost controls
  • Proven track record in delivering consistent and high level of customer service throughout hotel
  • Strong facilitator and driver of engagement within the hotel team
  • Proactive, driven, independent, decisive
  • Strong problem solving
  • High level of resilience and self-discipline
  • Fluent English and French speaker

Highly desirable skills 

  • Previous or current experience with the lifestyle brands

For more information or to apply, please contact Mara at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1169

General Manager, Paris CDG – Position Filled

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We are currently looking for a General Manager for an internationally branded hotel which is located at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

As General Manager, this individual will be responsible for delivering the annual budget through agreed commercial strategies. Candidates should have successful experience in managing all the key business functions required of a GM, including operations, finance, sales, revenue and e-commerce – all in an upscale/luxury branded environment.  A hands-on operator with strong people management skills driving employee engagement and delivering the highest levels of customer service.

Candidate Requirements

  • A highly experienced General Manager with internationally branded hotel groups, minimum 3 years’ experience as General Manager in a medium or large hotel
  • Previous career experience working in a branded city centre or airport property
  • A strong understanding of sales and marketing, revenue and e-commerce
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Proven leadership skills involving the ability to manage, develop and motivate a strong executive team to achieve their objectives
  • A positive and motivated hands-on approach
  • Fluent English and French speaker
  • Experience in positively managing a unionized workforce
  • Proven track record in client negotiations and account strategizing
  • Degree qualification – not essential but desirable

For more information or to apply, please contact Guy Lean at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 208 600 1180

Please note that due to the expected level of response, it will only be possible to contact candidates who have the relevant and required level of experience.

Cluster Director of Revenue, Paris – Position Filled

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Our client is one of the largest privately held hospitality organisations in the world, with almost 500 hotels across three continents. They now wish to hire a Cluster Director of Revenue to manage the revenue function at two properties in the beautiful city of Paris.

The primary purpose of this position is to monitor the group and transient business thresholds within the forecast to ensure measurable improvements for demand and availability. The successful candidate will supply critical analysis on the effect of short-range decisions effecting occupancy, average rate and rooms profit goals. They will also provide analysis of city events and activities in order to project the effect of opportunities they create.

This is a highly strategic role where the successful candidate will have direct influence over dynamic pricing.

Key skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of revenue management
  • Knowledge of hotel and competitive market or similar environment
  • Ability to analyse data
  • Ability to prioritise tasks & to manage workload using own initiative
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong communication (both verbal and written), decision making, influencing/consensus building and analytical skills with clear understanding of the impact on goals and the bottom line
  • Must be proficient in writing, speaking, and negotiating in English and local language
  • Previous experience in hotel, travel & tourism, service sector preferred

Desirable skills: 

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Ideally possess 5+ years progressive work-related experience in financial/strategic planning, revenue management, pricing with proficiencies in multiple disciplines/technologies/processes, preferably in the hotel industry or similar environment

For more information or to apply, please contact Mara at mm@madisonmayfair.com or call on +44 20 8600 1169

 

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

 

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