Hotel Sales And Marketing Manager

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for working closely with the Sales Team to analyse market trends, report results, and develop a Sales Team to execute the selling strategy and achieve business objectives. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
  2. Analyse local market trends and develop new business leads.
  3. Maximize all Revenue opportunities.
  4. Contribute to the selling strategy of the hotel, and manage the departments’ adherence to achieving that strategy.
  5. Understand the competitive marketplace and implement approaches to ensure the hotel stays ahead in the local market.
  6. Negotiate room rates/packages with corporate clients.
  7. Ensure the Sales Team Members are developed effectively and generate a culture of high-quality standards and proactive selling.
  8. Develop and implement creative local marketing channels including social media sites.
  9. Work within current business strategies and recognize potential opportunities.
  10. Communicate with all departments as required within each hotel.
  11. Attend Sales events when required.
  12. Report on a weekly/monthly basis appointments, calls made, and list of business leads
  13. Answer customer queries in a timely and suitable manner

Desired Candidate Profile

  1. Degree Holder in Hospitality or Business Administration, or any relevant qualification, would be advantageous
  2. Nationality: Arab, Filipino, or Russian speaking is preferable to diversify the team
  3. Must have a UAE Driving License and Hotel experience.
  4. Positive attitude and good communication skills
  5. Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  6. Excellent grooming standards
  7. Excellent organizational and planning skills
  8. Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  9. Ability to work under pressure and under own initiative
  10. Previous experience in a sales role with the ability to close a sale
  11. It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
  12. Knowledge of the local market
  13. Strong leadership skills, whereas it is evident that you can effectively manage and motivate a team to perform beyond expectations
  14. Strong analytical skills so as to understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challenges