IHG General Manager - Holiday Inn Gwangju in 29, South Korea


As the General Manager, you will work with the owner as a partner and manage day-to-day operations of the hotel by leading, empowering and building on the strengths of the management team to ensure all functions are operating effectively so guests are offered a product which is reliable, consistent and aligned to the Holiday Inn brand. You will establish clear performance goals for employees, provide regular feedback and facilitate the development of high potential individuals to build a strong talent pipeline.

Acting as a Brand Ambassador, you will place the brand at the center of all communications, marketing initiatives and actions. You will use the Holiday Inn brand promise and guiding principles, market knowledge and social media, and work with the Sales and Marketing team to provide a clear strategy while challenging them to think of ways to beat the competition. You will also balance short-term actions and decision with the longer-term impact on the business to drive revenue, future profitability and maximum return on investment for your owner’s equity.


With more than 5,000 hotels in 100 countries, we’ll give you opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career; not forgetting a competitive salary and benefits package with hotel discounts worldwide!

You’ll not only join a brand that believes in the importance of superior, understated service and outstanding facilities, but also a team who is passionate about connecting guests to what’s special about the destination and sharing that knowledge so guests leave with an authentic and memorable experience. Most importantly, we’ll give you Room to be yourself.

To set you up for success in the role, you will have;

  • a minimum of 5-10 years experience as a General Manager in an internationally recognized hotel brand within Korea and 20 years within a managerial position

  • an internationally recognised Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Hotel Administration or Business Administration

  • proven ability to consistently drive results and effectively manage stakeholders across various levels within the business

  • fluent in Korean and English (written and verbal) is essential

  • ability to influence and negotiate with a range of stakeholder across varying levels

  • the right to live and work in Korea - visa sponsorship for this role is not available

If this sounds like the perfect move for you, apply online now! Get in touch and tell us how you could bring your passion and individual skills to IHG.

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Job: Hotel General Management

Location: KOR-29-Gwangsan-gu

Requisition ID: HIGJK