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Sales Specialist

Abu Dhabi

Full job details

Recruiter
aloft Abu Dhabi
Posted
07/02/2017
Ref
67097993en
Location
Abu Dhabi
Job Type
Sales & Marketing, Sales Executive
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
 
Sales Specialist
Company

Marriott International 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 you world Location.



Location

Aloft Abu Dhabi - the first hotel to open in our EAME Division (Europe, Africa and the Middle East), introduces style at a steal to a modern Middle Eastern metropolis.
Boasting 408 spacious loft-like rooms, cutting-edge technology and a vibrant, energizing social atmosphere, Aloft Abu Dhabi is ideally positioned in the ultra-modern Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), a micro-city of restaurants, a marina and only 20 minutes away from a bustling downtown featuring cosmopolitan culture, lush public parks and a scenic promenade.



Department

Sales



Job Description

Solicit group business that enables the hotel to meet and/or exceed revenue goals in room and food and beverage.

ESSENCIAL DUTIES:

•Solicit new and existing accounts to meet/exceed revenue goals through telephone solicitation, outside sales calls, site inspections and written communication.
•Prepare correspondence to customers, internal booking reports and file maintenance.
•Participate in daily business review meeting, pre-convention meetings, training and other sales-related meetings as required.
•Work with other departments within the hotel to provide quality service to customers.
•Develop/maintain knowledge of market trends, competition and customers.
•Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
•Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.
•Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel’s facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
•In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel.
•Professionally represent the hotel in community and industry organizations and events.
•Provide feedback and support to all departments.
•Participate as a team player with all departments.
•Assist with projects and reports.



Requirements

Education:
Bachelor degree required additional education in sales and marketing fields preferred.

Experience:
Experience in a supervisory position preferred.

Grooming:
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards.






 

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