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Sales Executive

Kempinski Hotel

Posted on August 2, 2018

1 - 2 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Any Nationality

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Sales Executive
The chosen candidate is supporting the designated team overseeing an assigned segment within the
Sales & Marketing department and possibly working with local and
international travel agents/ tour operators, conference-meeting-incentive
organizers/DMC for individual and group bookings.
Directly reporting to
the Sales Manager, in charge of the assigned segment, while assisting to and
cooperating with the Director of Sales in reaching the targeted goals as
defined in the Sales & Marketing Plan.
Emerald Palace Kempinski Dubai
An impressive 100,000 square meters, the Emerald
Palace Kempinski Dubai comprises 347 luxuriously appointed rooms, of which 36
are exquisitely spacious suites. Surrounded by pristinely landscaped tropical
gardens are eight highly appointed royal villas with stunning views of the Palm
Lagoon. The hotel s wide variety of international restaurants, boutique mall
and cinema provide ample dining and entertainment attractions. With its opening
in 2018, the hotel s classical design will complement the Kempinski Residences
and Hotel Apartments Palm Jumeirah, which has been developed in the same
architectural style and is located on the adjacent plot.
Key Responsibilities:
Responsibilities and
essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
• Solicit existing and potential
customers and follow up established accounts on regular basis by phone, by
correspondence or by personal contact.
• Set up appointments and make
personal sales calls, telemarketing and site inspections to all existing
and potential accounts from corporate commercial accounts.
• Follow up on lost business and
bring information about them to the knowledge of the department superior.
• Negotiate with all customers
and send out offers/contracts regarding individual and group business.
• Follow the sales and marketing
results and propose corrective actions if needed.
• Explore industry related data,
new developments in certain agencies structures, new assignments,
industrial complexes, new business centers, new projects which all could
be interest and benefit of the hotel and to distribute this information to
their colleagues.
• Entertain decision makers of
the Clients in the F & B outlets of the hotel and to take part in
promotional activities with them.
• Keep close follow up on
developments of the competitor hotels (occupancy, structural alterations,
renovation, special campaigns, rate promotions, marketing efforts, theme
events etc.) Also explore and compare FIT and Group traffic (who is
accommodating guests in which hotel) amongst the competitors.
• Bring ideas and participate in
the preparations of the promotional theme events, other promotional
activities and invitation lists.
• When necessary, handle the
group and individual reservation requests personally.
• Maintain the existence of an
efficient customer database system (SFA) which will be capable of
identifying report sales calls and other sales activities and carry out
updating exercise in certain periods of time.
• Update customers with the
latest developments in the hotel and informs hotel management of all
changes in the customer profile.
• Participate preparing the sales
action plans, attending sales meetings, developing new ideas such as
special packages, programs, promotional activities undertaken by sales
department and/or F&B.
• Take part in sales training
programs, trade fairs / shows, sales blitzes and fam trips assigned by the
Director of Sales / Director of Sales & Marketing.
• Keep themselves updated with
the latest developments in the hotel including all activities, promotions,
rates of the Hotel and the other chain hotels.
• Keep department superiors
informed of all changes in the customer profile.
• Prepare reports of
each sales calls covering information about the company, their
comments, requirements, complaints, of their customers etc.
• Cover assigned accounts in a
designated Segment or geographic area and visit them at least twice
annually.
• On weekly basis, prepare an
activity report which will cover sales call reports, site inspections, fam
trips, new agencies, meetings, entertainment and other functions they
participated in during the week and presents to Sales Director.
• Accomplish any additional work
assigned by Department head or Division head in the time frame required.
• Cross selling other Kempinski
Hotels in the Area and Globally.
Additional
responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of
the business and of the hotel.


Hotels / Hospitality

Sales / Business Development

Desired Candidate Profile

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Desired Skills &
Qualifications:
• Minimum one (1) year experience
in a similar Sales position, preferably in a 5 star luxury hotel.
• English excellent oral and
written skills / Additional language beneficial
• Planning/organisation
• Adaptability
• Flexibility
• Initiative
• Negotiation skills
• Selling skills
• Knowledge of food production
and service procedures
• Strong computer skills,
including Microsoft Office, (Excel/PowerPoint/Word)
• Micros Fidelio Opera and Sales
& Catering
About Kempinski
Hoteliers since 1897, we have travelled the world in search of the
most fascinating destinations without ever forgetting the finest traditions of
our European heritage. We are dedicated to please, educated to entertain, and
we never compromise on the European elegance of service. We pride ourselves on delivering
a beautiful performance for each and every one of our guests. And for our
employees, we provide a stage on which they can flourish and realise their full
potential.
Embrace an experience as individual as you are

Keywords

Hotel Management Catering Telemarketing Excel International Travel Commercial Accounting Sales Executive Food Production Marketing Planning Sales Training

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Kempinski Hotel

Beginning its journey in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Headquartered in Geneva, the group has a wide collection of distinguished properties all over the world including the UAE (Dubai, Ajman, and Abu Dhabi), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Germany, Indonesia, China, Austria, Thailand, Turkey, and other locations. Each year, Kempinski keeps adding new destinations in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. Moreover, Kempinski Hotels owns and operates a broad international portfolio of more than 70 Hotels, luxury resorts, business and Spa hotels reflecting the finest and mesmerizing traditions of European hospitality.





The group believes its success completely relies on its diversified team of dedicated and experienced professionals. Kempinski provides numerous exciting and rewarding career opportunities and other benefits such as People Training and Talent Development Programs to ensure a great learning process for its people. It employs over 22,500 employees in more than 30 countries, with an average of 4 million guests every year. The Hotel Group believes that its corporate social responsibilities extend beyond its guests and employees into the communities where it operates.

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