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


Job Number 20024411
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort| Abu Dhabi| Saadiyat
Island| Abu Dhabi| United Arab Emirates| United Arab Emirates
Brand St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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The iconic St. Regis brand extends its legacy to Abu Dhabi| United Arab
Emirates with The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort| Abu Dhabi created by
thoughtful Mediterranean architecture and a contemporary interior design. The
award-winning resort is the city’s true beachfront leisure address located
just 20 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport and 10 minutes from the
city’s bustling downtown. Our accommodations overlook a pristine beach on the
cerulean Arabian Gulf.

Position 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 the Cluster Government Sales
Director 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.

Preferred qualifications:

Language : Fluent in English| Arabic and other language is useful

Education : Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management| Business Administration or any related field

Experience :

At least 2-3 years of experience of Sales Manager – Government.

5 experience in the Middle East.

Others: High level of IT competence and familiarity with Opera| Excel and Word applications.

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

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.