Cluster Senior Sales Manager Groups and Events – Fairmont Ajman

at Accor
Published November 21, 2023
Location Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Category Sales / Marketing / Business Development  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Company Description

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Job Description

The position is accountable for proactively soliciting and handling sales opportunities. Ensures business is turned over properly and in a timely fashion for proper service delivery. 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.

  • Works collaboratively with off-property sales channels to ensure sales efforts are coordinated, complementary and not duplicative.
  • Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers to enable future bookings.
  • Develops relationships within community to strengthen and expand customer base for sales opportunities.
  • Identifies prospective customers and establishes revenue goals for existing key accounts and key prospects within their specific market segment.
  • Contracts room nights and reviews team member’s contracts, considering the number of rooms, average rate and total revenue objectives of the hotel
  • Oversees ongoing communication for market between property and the global sales network.
  • Maintains positive relationships with all guests, vendors, colleagues and global sales network.
  • Maintains account, contact, activity and business details within Opera S&C according to Fairmont standards.

Qualifications

Relevant sales experience in a five star hotel & resort in UAE.
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Highly responsible & reliable
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

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