Sales Manager

7 days left

Location
Sports Roundabout, Al Rayyan Road, Al Sadd Area, Doha (QA)
Posted
02 Mar 2017
Closes
30 Mar 2017
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
  • Coordinating the activities of the Hotel Sales Team (under the direction of the DOSM), to ensure the efficient day to day operation of the Sales Department.  This position will require regular liaison with DOSM on sales related issues to ensure continuity of the operation
  • Proactively manage number of key accounts/key prospects and other active accounts to ensure maximum yield in line with budgetary objectives.  Maintain valid call objectives and relevant action plans for each key account/key prospect and ensure all follow up is executed in a timely manner.
  • Proactively prospecting new accounts for the Hotel property and following the sales process through to convert into ‘producing’ accounts
  • Take personal responsibility to ensure that Standards are maintained and that the system is utilised to its full capacity. 
  • Maintain up-to-date activity and rate information for each account. To understand and be in a position to action any group and events enquiries and ensure accurate hand over and follow up to Events Teams.
  • Secure payment and follow up on pending invoices.  
  • To actively support both the Assist Sales Manager and the Sales Co-ordinator to assist them to carry out their roles effectively.
  • Communicating client requirements in a timely and accurate manner to all internal departments as required, ensuring delivery of superior guest service. 
  • Re-negotiation of SET agreements within budgetary guidelines of all corporate accounts within agreed time frames.  Ensuring accurate follow up and communication both internally to reservations and accounting departments, and confirmation to client.  Ensure property rates sheets are accurate at all times.
  • Participate in Duty Management Shifts at the Hotel as required
  • Proactively respond to any Group/banqueting requests, checking space/rates in Opera and communicating to Events Managers for further follow up.
  • Communicating client requirements in a timely and accurate manner to all internal departments as required, ensuring delivery of superior guest service.  

Requirements:

  • Should have minimum of two years’ experience in hotels industry.
  • Ideally must have GCC, Qatari or European driving license.
  • Preferably Arabic speaker.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Can work independently with minimum supervision.
  • A team player.