Sales Manager – Waldorf Astoria

Full Time @ Hilton Hotels & Resorts Sector: Hotel, Tourism & Hospitality
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : January 31, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

A Sales Manager secures leads, analyses local market trends and competitor activity to recommend strategies that keep the hotel a leader in the marketplace through the development of future and repeat business.

What will I be doing?

Responsibilities

Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards

As Sales Manager, you will contribute towards the Hotel’s commercial goals; analyzing market trends and competition, to execute strategies that support the hotel to lead the marketplace.

  • Work within current business strategies, recognising potential opportunities and contributing towards the total Hotel’s business goals
  • Develop customer accounts and travel within the local area to drive business into the specific hotel/cluster and to increase market/customer share in all revenue streams
  • Negotiate room rates/packages with corporate clients
  • Analysis local market trends and competitor activity to identify business leads
  • Develop and implement creative local marketing channels, including social media channels
  • Prepare company contracts for the hotel in accordance with current business and pricing conditions
  • Cooperate with other departments in the hotel to create an exceptional Guest experience and build strong, comprehensive sales programs
  • Attend Sales events, as required
  • Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of the Sales Director and senior management to include the reporting of appointments, calls made and business leads
  • Answer customer queries in a prompt and professional manner

What are we looking for?

Skills

To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow

A Sales Manager serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members.

  • Passion for sales and for achieving targets and objectives
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and under own initiative
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Experience in a sales role with a proven track record to close a sale

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Working knowledge of the local market
  • Previous experience in a luxury hotel

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