Vacancy Number: 959
A Bahrain-based company which is part of a large and wide company portfolio – from newspapers to hotels / resorts, independent restaurants, retail, financial and real estate investments, construction and Health & Beauty divisions is currently looking for dynamic professionals to join their growing team.
Industry: Hospitality / Tourism / Recreative
Staff Level: Middle Management
Education requirement: Diploma
Industry experience required: 5 years
Experience in the same role: 3 years
Salary: BD 600 up to 1100
Other Benefits: accommodation ,transportation ,foods & with other hotel benefits.
As a Sales Manager, you will analyze local market trends and competitor activity to recommend strategies that keep the hotel a leader in the marketplace through the development of future and repeat business. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Summary of Responsibilities:
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
•Exceed personal sales goals, monthly, quarterly, annually, through account development and maintenance, regular sales calls, entertainment and sales trips.
•Support goals, objectives, and philosophy of Al Bander Hotel and Resort.
•Develop lead sources through prospecting, solicitation, referrals, trace files, and cold calls.
•Conduct site inspections with prospective and existing clients.
•Develop and implement new sales strategies, tactics and action plans for account base.
•Coordinate and financially manage sales trips, including reports or activity pertaining to the specific market.
•Assist other sales and catering managers and refer group and catering leads and other sources of business for hotel through active solicitation of account base
•Attend Sales Meetings, office events, and hotel-sponsored functions.
Prepare for and attends daily sales meetings, weekly sales & marketing meeting and other meetings as necessary.
•Responsible to submit weekly sales report to the Assistant Director of Sales.
•Maintain and update current account information in Opera S&C and hard files.
•Involvement in industry Functions and/or trade shows and Industry Events.
•Support and perform to Al Bander Hotel and Resort, Company Sales and Marketing Standards.
•Assist with any other duties as requested by supervisors and management.
•Bachelors degree and/or Hotel Management degree preferred
•Experience handling Group Business an asset
•Minimum of 2 years experience in hotel sales. Additional experience in the hospitality industry an asset.
•Good understanding of luxury market
•Working knowledge of Opera, Word, Excel, Meeting Matrix and PM systems.
•Good understanding of all hotel departments particularly housekeeping, front office, banquets and kitchen
• Must have strong interpersonal skills with attention to detail. Organization a must.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills. Multi-lingual preferred.
•Candidate should have experience and well versed with Bahrain Market.