Sales Specialist, Catering
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in over 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Tribute Portfolio™, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, Element®, along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels™. The Company also boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®). Please visit www.starwoodhotels.com for more information.
The St Regis Abu Dhabi provides easy access to everything that this incredible city has to offer. In the heart of the business and cultural districts the hotel is a short distance from the magnificent Abu Dhabi Mosque, the city's many shopping malls, golf courses, museums and major attractions, including the incredible Formula One Grand Prix circuit and Ferrari World on Yas Island. The hotel comprises 283 fabulously appointed guest rooms including 55 suites, most of which have incredible views of both the Arabian Gulf and the city of Abu Dhabi, the one of a kind Bridge suite between the two Nation Towers is quite simply breathtaking. Each room and suite will be serviced by the celebrated St Regis Butlers who will provide ever-present yet unobtrusive attention to detail, while attending to each request with discreet precision.
Among the hotels vast array of amenities are seven outstanding food and beverage venues including the hotels signature restaurant. The Nation Riviera Beach Club attached to the hotel and accessible via a tunnel under the Corniche will offer guests a magnificent stretch of private beach and outstanding leisure facilities. Outlets that are housed in the magnificent Nations Towers.
Sales team is responsible for the overall selling of the Hotel and will conduct site inspections, meet with clients, present rate proposals and actively ensure that Hotel Sales Targets are met or exceeded.
Working within the Sales team, this position has responsibility for actively selling The St. Regis Abu Dhabi as a destination for Events and exhibitions, responding to all catering and event enquiries in order to maximize revenue & utilization of meeting space, working to achieve or exceed budgeted revenues. The Sales Specialist, Catering will manage enquiries and convert business, including negotiating/contracting, as well as operating the piece of business. The Sales Specialist, Catering must demonstrate to be able to deliver results in a fast paced environment and being consist with the level of customer service according to The St. Regis Standards & Programs.
Bachelor degree required. Additional education in sales and marketing fields preferred. 1 - 2 years of experience in a similar role.