Assistant Director of Sales

The ADOS at Kilkea Castle Hotel & Golf Resort will be responsible, in conjunction with DOS, for the day-to-day management of the sales office encompassing 10 FTE’s across reservations, revenue, marketing, MICE, leisure & weddings. The ideal candidate will come with a proven track record in achieving sales targets and will suit a candidate looking to take the next step in their career, possibly from a Business Development role in a 4 or 5 Star hotel 

Key Duties And Responsibilities

  • Represent the property at various events, both local & international
  • Carry out face-to-face meetings, site inspections, client entertainment, etc.
  • With the DOS, ensure the sales function within the hotel is performing at optimum levels delivering profitability 
  • With the DOS, coach & develop the sales & marketing team to drive revenues across all segments
  • Secure new business with particular emphasis on the MICE segment
  • To own the hotels in-house CRM and maximise it’s use in client retention
  • Engage with all local partners across the tourism and hospitality spectrum
  • To act at all times in the best interest of Kilkea Castle as the brand continues to develop and evolve
  • To support the Marketing team in all areas including traditional & digital channels


  • 3 years’ experience working within a similar position
  • Previous experience within hotels 
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Be commercially aware with strong communication with a constant eye on competitive trends.
  • Sales focused and results driven

Why work for us?

  • Ongoing investment in your personal development 
  • Great opportunities to progress your career in an encouraging and supportive environment
  • Meals while on duty
  • Discounts on stays at the resort and on Food & Beverage for you, your family and friends
  • PRSA Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Strong focus on team and culture