Sales Manager – Corporate – The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort – Abu Dhabi

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Job Number 190009KU
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort| Abu Dhabi| Abu Dhabi|
United Arab Emirates
Brand St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us
The St. Regis brand first established luxury hospitality more than 110 years
ago| with the opening of the St. Regis New York. From the moment John Jacob
Astor IV opened the doors of his Beaux-Arts masterpiece on New York’s Fifth
Avenue| St. Regis has stood as a symbol of uncompromising elegance and bespoke
service. Today| with more than 40 of the best addresses around the world| St.
Regis is a place where trends are born| boundaries are broken and guests can
simply live exquisite. We invite you to explore careers at St. Regis.

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 and Experience

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration|
Marketing| Hotel and Restaurant Management| or related major; 3 years
experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

OR

• 4-year bachelor|s degree in Business Administration| Marketing| Hotel and
Restaurant Management| or related major; 1 year experience in the sales and
marketing or related professional area.

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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