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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. SOFITEL
  4. Sales & Marketing

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Sofitel Al Hamra Beach Resort (Opening soon), Ras Al-Khaimah, AE

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REF14581M

Sales Manager GCC and Government

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Job Description

Main Duties:

  • Analysis local market trends and competitor activity to identify business leads.
  • Implements sales action plans related to market areas.
  • Develop customer accounts and travel within the local area to drive business to increase market/customer share in all revenue streams.
  • Negotiate room rates/packages with corporate clients.
  • Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of the Director of Sales including the reporting of appointments, calls made and business lead.
  • Maintain valid call objectives and relevant action plans for each key account/key prospect and ensure all follow up is done in timely manner.
  • Proactively prospecting new accounts for the hotel and follow the sales process through to convert into ‘producing’ accounts.
  • Take personal responsibility to ensure that all accounts are properly updated in the system and that the system is utilized to its full capacity. 
  • Maintain up-to-date activity and rate information for each account.
  • Answer customer queries in a prompt and professional manner
  • Conduct daily sales calls.
  • Understand and be in a position to action any group and event enquiry and ensure accurate hand over for follow up to Inspired Meeting team.
  • To actively support both: the Assistant Sales Manager and Sales Co-coordinator to carry out their roles effectively (i.e. by ensuring there are enough sales kits available for the week, etc)
  • Communicating client requirements in a timely and accurate manner to all internal departments as required, ensuring delivery of superior guest service.
  • Ensure 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.
  • Communicate any obstacles to completing action plans to Director of Sales  
  • To arrange and manage familiarization / educational trips in line with business needs.
  • Entertain clients and potential clients in hotel outlets to showcase our property and special “Savoir Faire”.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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