Sales Manager Corporate – Fairmont Bab Al Bahr – United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi


Job Description – Sales Manager- Corporate (ADC02114)Employee Status:
Sales ManagerSelling a memorable experience in an authentic location is the essence of a Sales Managers role at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Your professionalism and knowledge of the Hotel will reflect positively in how you present the property. Building strong relationships will create a bond- ensuring your clients will always stay with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.
Hotel Overview:
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr- |gateway to the sea| boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi- the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With its strikingly contemporary architecture- this beachfront business hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 guestrooms and suites- including the ultimate exclusive lifestyle hotel experience with Fairmont Gold.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the
Director of Sales- responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistently offer professional- friendly and engaging service
Ensure prompt and courteous service is extended to both internal and external customers
Ensure the achievement of sales objectives on a monthly- quarterly and yearly basis
Solicit group- transient and/or banquet business through action plan preparation and execution

Establish parameters- quotes and negotiate prices- confirming by written contracts

Participate in tradeshows- conventions and promotional events within the hotel and trade related organizations

Maintain accounts- contact- activity and business details within the appropriate software applications

Work closely with Catering and Front Office to ensure all details of the contract were delivered and guests depart satisfied

Prepare weekly- monthly- quarterly and annual reports- as required

Balance operational- administrative and Colleague needs

Follow departmental policies and procedures

Follow all safety

Other duties as assigned


Previous Sales experience required

Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications andor relevant computer applications required

University/College degree in a related discipline preferred

Excellent communication skills- both written and verbal required

Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

Highly responsible & reliable

Ability to focus attention on guest needs- remaining calm and courteous at all times

Visa Requirements:

Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Abu Dhabi. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr will cover visa costs and flights for selected candidates from place of origin.
Living and working in Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi- the capital- is the largest of the 7 Emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates- one of the world fastest growing tourist destinations. When you choose to live and work in Abu Dhabi- you will find that we offer competitive salaries- service charge- quality medical benefits- meals and furnished accommodation. There are currently no income taxes in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi`s heritage is rooted in Islamic traditions and living here will prove to be a unique life experience. For more information about living in Abu Dhabi- we suggest you visit the following website: