Sales Manager (Corporate – Russian Speaker)

at Holiday Inn & Staybridge Suites Dubai Business Bay
Published June 5, 2024
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Category Chefs / F&B / Housekeeping / Hospitality  
Job Type Full-time  
Responsibilities Prospect and qualify new business by conducting regular market drives, utilizing reports such as Hotelligence, in-house guest lists, industry publications, etc. Review market analysis to determine client needs, occupancy potential, desired rates, etc. Negotiate with clients to achieve maximum profit while satisfying client needs. Identify and analyze competitor hotels both locally and regionally to understand competitor strengths and weaknesses. Prepare and review weekly sales reports listing daily efforts, including a summary of all definite and tentative business booked along with any cancellations and/ or lost business. Coordinate transient and group room commitments to ensure proper market mix. Enhance the hotel’s community image and stay abreast of competition, new developments, and sales methods and techniques in the hotel industry. Build networking opportunities and represent the hotel’s interests in local issues by regularly attending the local Chamber of Commerce, Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, hotel associations, and trade shows.
Industry Hospitality

Description

ABOUT US

Travel is a journey. At Holiday Inn, we help make it a joy.

Starting with a warm, inviting welcome for all guests, whether traveling on business or for fun, enjoying a quick night, or relaxing for the week. We thrive on making our guests stay brighter, helping them create memories that will last a lifetime. Irresistible smiles are our specialty.  We should know, we’ve been on our journey since 1952. So, if you can help us spread the joy of travel to all, we’d love to give you a warm welcome to the Holiday Inn® family.

The Holiday Inn & Staybridge Suites Dubai Business Bay, a pre-opening cluster of hotels, is looking for an experienced Sales Manager (Corporate - Russian Speaker) to join their extraordinary team!

Conveniently located in the heart of Dubai’s Business Bay area, home of the Burj Khalifa! Minutes away from The Dubai Mall, renowned Jumeirah Beach, and convenient access to all of Dubai’s world-leading tourist attractions. The Holiday Inn & Staybridge Suites Dubai Business Bay will include 275 hotel rooms as well as 120 one- and two-bedroom apartments, convenient F&B offerings & meeting and events facilities.

YOUR DAY TO DAY

As Sales Manager (Corporate), your main areas of responsibility will be as follows:

  • Prospect and qualify new business by conducting regular market drives, utilizing reports such as Hotelligence, in-house guest lists, industry publications, etc.
  • Review market analysis to determine client needs, occupancy potential, desired rates, etc.
  • Negotiate with clients to achieve maximum profit while satisfying client needs.
  • Identify and analyze competitor hotels both locally and regionally to understand competitor strengths and weaknesses.
  • Prepare and review weekly sales reports listing daily efforts, including a summary of all definite and tentative business booked along with any cancellations and/ or lost business.
  • Coordinate transient and group room commitments to ensure proper market mix.
  • Enhance the hotel’s community image and stay abreast of competition, new developments, and sales methods and techniques in the hotel industry.
  • Build networking opportunities and represent the hotel’s interests in local issues by regularly attending the local Chamber of Commerce, Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, hotel associations, and trade shows.

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

It is not just about completing tasks and doing the work! We are looking for personality, originality, creativity, focus, and a passion to deliver great results directly and via the whole team!

Proven sales experience in corporate sales, preferably in the hospitality industry.

A minimum of 2 years of previous experience working as an Assistant Sales Manager will be an added advantage. A bachelor's degree in business administration or a closely related field along with strong leadership abilities and a driven nature.

WHAT WE OFFER

We'll reward all your hard work with a competitive salary and benefits.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - visit www.careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.

Go on - show us how your passion and personality are the perfect fit to deliver memorable experiences to our guests.

 

 

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

 

Travel is a journey. We help make it a joy.

Starting with a warm, inviting welcome for all guests, whether traveling on business or for fun, enjoying a quick night, or relaxing for the week. At Holiday Inn®️ we thrive on making our guests stays brighter, helping them create memories that will last a lifetime. Irresistible smiles are our specialty. We should know, we’ve been on our journey since 1952. So if you can help us spread the joy of travel to all, we’d love to give you a warm welcome to the Holiday Inn®️ family.

 

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