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

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La Cigale Hotel Managed by Accor, Doha, Qatar

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REF27160L

Sales Manager

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

The most impressive landmark to grace the Doha skyline, La Cigale Hotel lives up to its reputation and introduces new levels of comfort to hotel and leisure facilities in the city. 

What is in it for you?

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

    Job Description

    What you will be doing:

    Reporting to the Director of Sales and Marketing, looking for someone accountable for proactively soliciting and finding sales opportunities. Ensures business is turned over properly. Assists in leading all day-to-day activities related to sales with a focus on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of sales objectives. Achieves personal sales goals. Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

     

    • Responsible for achieving hotel targets by optimizing revenues through the deployment accounts, as well as prospecting new business through the source markets assigned. The key measurement of performance will be performance versus the revenue goals
    • Managing the government segment. Managing regional accounts within various geographic areas especially GCC, ensuring revenue maximization, achievement of personal targets
    • Securing revenue for different revenue streams, Rooms, Meetings & Events, and F&B.
    • Implementing an action plan to increase the hotel ADR and total hotel revenue
    • Conduct site inspections and participate in travel shows, GSO activities
    • Manage Semi Government and General Services identities to increase the hotel’s share
    • Accounts’ business reviews with strategic business partners to evaluate the performance and build/enhance the accounts’ commercial plan accordingly   
    • SMART contracting to ensure optimum yielding during annual rate negotiations
    • Weekly sales activities with results
    • Understands the overall market - competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand, etc. and knows how to sell against them.

    Qualifications

    Your experience and skills include:

     

    • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 3 years experience in sales and marketing or related professional area. OR 4-year bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 1 year experience in sales and marketing or related professional area
    • Three (3) years experience in a Sales position, preferably in a global hotel chain
    • Local market experience is mandatory. GCC market knowledge is preferred
    • Ability to work and communicate in a multinational environment
    • Professional communication skills with consumers, stakeholders, and regional office
    • Confident personality with leadership skills with good presentation skills
    • English – excellent oral and written skills
    • Computer literacy adapted to the field of Sales: strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel/PowerPoint/Word)
    • Self-motivated personality and a great team player, who supports the team members and coaches them with previous experience 

    Additional Information

    Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

    We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

    Why work for Accor?

    We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
    By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit  https://careers.accor.com/

    Do what you love, care for the world; dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

    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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