Sales Manager – Corporate – Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers

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Job Number 19000IDS
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers| Dubai| United Arab
Emirates
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us
At Sheraton| we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by
our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love
what we do| and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests
stay with us| it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an
experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything
they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the
lives of those around you| we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.

JOB SUMMARY

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. Achieves
personal sales goals.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education| Experience & Skills

Knowledge in reports analysis – STR| hoteligence| pace| etc

Very good analysis of local market trends

Result oriented and cost conscious

Working within current business strategies and recognizing potential opportunities

Ability to identify and develop accounts

Fluency in English both oral and written

Driving license holder

Strong interpersonal skills

Excellent selling| negotiation and communication skills

Degree-level qualification

Corporate sales background with minimum 2 years experience in 5 star hotel in Dubai

International hotel chain experience preferred

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Building Successful Relationships that Generate Sales Opportunities

• 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. Activities include sales calls| entertainment| FAM
trips| trade shows| etc.

• Develops relationships within community to strengthen and expand customer
base for sales opportunities.

• Manages and develops relationships with key internal and external
stakeholders.

• Provides accurate| complete and effective turnover to Event Management.

Managing Sales Activities

• Participates in sales calls with members of sales team to acquire new
business and/or close on business.

• Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g.|
generating proposal| writing contract| customer correspondence).

Using Knowledge of Market Trends and Target Customer Information to
Maximize Revenue

• Identifies new business to achieve personal and location revenue goals.

• Understands the overall market – competitors’ strengths and weaknesses|
economic trends| supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.

• Closes the best opportunities for the location based on market conditions
and location needs.

• Gains understanding of the location’s primary target customer and service
expectations; serves the customer by understanding their business| business
issues and concerns| to offer better business solution.

Providing Exceptional Customer Service

• Supports the company’s service and relationship strategy| driving customer
loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.

• Services our customers in order to grow share of the account.

• Executes and supports the company’s customer service standards.

• Provides excellent customer service consistent with the daily service basics
of the company.

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service
levels.

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