Sales Manager

Recruiter
Location
Al Ain
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
26 Dec 2016
Ref
66339868en
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management
Sales Manager
Company

Marriott International, Inc., is the world’s leading global hospitality company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. With 5,700 properties, you’ll find us in your neighborhood and in more than 110 countries across the globe. Learn about our 30 hotel brands at www.marriott.com/marriott-brands.mi. Find Your World. SM



Location

Scheduled to debut in early 2017, Aloft Al Ain will be the first Starwood hotel to open in Al Ain.

Breeze into Al Ain and celebrate your style in the newest hotel in the city. Easy breezy adventures await, offering free Wi-Fi, outdoor rooftop pool and ever abuzz bars & restaurants. A short spin away from the Abu Dhabi and Dubai highways, as well as Al Ain’s International Airport the Aloft Al Ain will become the ideal hub for savvy travelers. Featuring spacious rooms, exciting food and beverage venues as well as free Wi-Fi, the hotel is part of a 500,000 square meter mixed-use development around the iconic Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium. The development will include office space, residential units, sports and family entertainment areas, retail shops and food and beverage venues.



Department

Sales.



Job Description

The role of the Sales Manager is to drive resources and revenues in order to achieve and exceed financial targets for the Hotel, ensuring that the Hotel is accurately represented in the assigned market segment and that the brand image, products and services are effectively communicated and maintained at all levels, generating therefore the desired results both in bookings and revenues.



Requirements

Standard Requirements

Highly professional in appearance, character and conduct
Positive attitude and team spirit
Effective interpersonal skills, resourcefulness and creativity
Display passion for our guests and enthusiasm for the job
Ability to work under pressure and to adjust to flexible working hours
Ability to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace – fluency in English is required; any other additional language skills are appreciated
Good communication skills

Specific Requirements

Proven Track record in hospitality in area of expertise – minimum two years of progressive sales experience in the hospitality industry
Aggressive negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close business with a high conversion ratio
Strong ability to use standard software applications and Hotel systems
Continuously suggest new concepts and improve existing processes that will benefit Sales department’s organization, revenues, costs and guests’ satisfaction
Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure