Director of Sales - Middle East

  • Full-time
  • Department: Sales and Marketing

Company Description

Velaa Private Island is one of the leading resorts in the world. The combination of innovative and unique architectural design and the bespoke private service offered from our expert and experienced team ensures the perfect environment to create the most memorable and unforgettable moments for each and every one of our valued guests. 

Located north from Malé, within the constellation of islands that form the Noonu Atoll, Velaa Private Island brings a new meaning to “private moments” in the Maldives. Here the essence of Maldivian culture, lifestyle and landscape meets limitless opportunities, where no request is too much, and each guest will ultimately feel that this is their own private Island.

Job Description


  • Responsible for the daily sales, revenue and overall positioning of Velaa Private Island and the development of customer and partner relationships for the property.
  • Being based in the Middle East, represent Velaa Private Island to partners, tradeshows, conferences and events.
  • Establish close relationships with key partners within the Middle East market.
  • Plan and execute sales calls as well as organize events, trainings and webinars.
  • Communicate effectively to ensure that the sales functions and the Velaa values are carried out smoothly and commitments are met.



  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a senior sales position at a 5-star ultra-luxury hotel/resort. Maldives experience would be an added advantage.
  • A bachelor's or master's degree in hospitality management will be an added advantage.
  • Candidates must have a dynamic, positive and energetic leadership style, hold excellent communication and decision-making skills.
  • Pleasant and outgoing personality with exceptional grooming.
  • Ability to travel extensively based on business requirements.
  • Strong focus on existing business and capability to develop new venture prospects.
  • Significant ability to work independently, taking full responsibility of the Middle East market.
  • Excellent team player within the sales team.
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