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Assistant Sales Manager

United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Competitive

Full job details

Recruiter
La Ville Hotel Autograph Collection
Posted
30/01/2017
Ref
170004CI
Location
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Job Type
Sales & Marketing, Sales Manager
Sector
Other
Job Level
Non-Management
 

Job Description

 

Marriott's Autograph Collection features a select group of upscale and luxury independent partner hotels, each with its own distinct personality, experience, style and features. Located in major cities and desirable destinations around the world, Autograph guests favor hotel stays that reflect their own unique and personal styles. Be a part of our team and deliver an innovative guest experiences that resists predictability.
Qualifications

NDIDATE PROFILE

Experience:
  • Previous experience working within Sales or similar environment preferred



Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong Communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)
  • Innovative
  • Pro-active and reliable
  • Able to work alone and within a team



Education or Certification

  • Good level of English essential

SPECIFIC DUTIES

The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the successful performance of the position:

1) Proactively identifies qualifies and solicits new transient/group/catering business to achieve personal and hotel revenue goals.

2) Understands the overall market - competitor's strengths and weaknesses, economic trends supply and demand etc. and knows to sell against them.

3) Closes the best opportunities for the hotel based on market conditions and hotel needs.

4) Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts.

5) Builds and strengthens relationships within the community to strengthens and expand customer base for transient/group/catering sales opportunities.

6) Effectively develops relationships within the community to strengthen and expand customer base for transient/group/catering sales opportunities.

7) Effectively use sales resources and administrative/support staff.

8) Presents the benefits of the hotel to the customer.

9) Works collaboratively with off property sales channels (Market Sales, Strategic Accounts, GSO) to ensure sales efforts are coordinated, complementary and not duplicative.

10) Cross sells other properties in Dubai and in the system.

11) Continuously focuses on improving Guest Satisfaction to create loyalty and increase market share.

12) Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels; effectively responds to handles guest problems and complaints.

13) Attends pre- and post convention meetings to understand group needs obtain feedback on quality of product (e.g rooms meeting facilities and equipment food and beverage) service levels and overall satisfaction.

14) Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.

OTHER
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by management.
  • Complies with Marriott International Hotels Limited Regional Office policies and procedures.
  • Working hours as required to do your job but normally not less than 48 hours per week.


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