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Assistant Sales Manager - Corporate

AccorHotels

Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP714-10476

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Position

This role oversees and leads all sales - corporate efforts in the hotel. The Assistant Sales Manager is responsible to create and promote on-brand messaging to customers through various channels with the goal of enhancing the image of the hotel, driving consumer awareness, increasing market share, and building brand awareness. This role oversees and leads all sales efforts in the hotel.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

- Prepare all administration documents required by the Hotel Sales Team
- Attend to Telephone, Fax, email inquiries in a timely manner
- Coordinate all Fam Trips and Site Inspections as required
- Attend Monthly Sales Meetings
- Attend to all Sales Department mail and maintain a correspondence database
- Assist with direct mail campaigns
- Statistical collation on behalf of state (weekly)
- Maintain Filing systems (manual and electronic)
- Maintenance and management of database
- Assist with promotions where requested
- Organize Trade Shows, functions and exhibitions where applicable and advised by Superiors and carry out travel arrangements
- Assist with compilation of annual budgets, business plan and regular action plans
- Assist with tender submissions
- Stock control of collateral
- Coordinate and maintain supply of corporate gifts and promotional items
- Assist with the preparation of new products and services
- Work in line with business needs
- Is aware of the Credit Policy
- Is fully aware of Sofitel Standards
- Performs related duties and special projects as assigned
- To keep constant update on the Data Base of customers in liaise with Reservation / Revenue Manager & Director of Sales
- To maintain an updated data system on the Sales & Marketing System (OPERA) of Ground Handlers, DMC's, Conference Organizers, Incentive Houses & Venue finders.

Personal Attributes

- Good understanding of luxury market
- Good understanding of all hotel departments
- Knowledge of sales skills and revenue management
- Must have strong interpersonal skills with attention to details
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strategic thinking combined with the ability to move strategy to action
- Problem solving skills
- Self-motivated, creative and confident, with a highly energetic personality
- Creative, independent and manages stress gracefully
- Ability to meet deadlines consistently
- Pro-active and taking initiative
- Must be organized and ability to work and follow systems and procedures
- Must be adaptable to change of strategy, ideas, systems etc.
- Must be guest service oriented
- Proficiency in organizational planning with the ability to multi-task

Requirements

Experience & Qualifications

- Minimum 2 years' experience in a sales position
- Degree/Diploma in Hotel Management / Business Administration
- Strong knowledge of Opera Sales & Catering & Microsoft Office
- Understands the local culture and have worked in the region
- Fluency in English, written and spoken
- Fluency in Arabic, written & spoken is an advantage

About the Company

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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Assistant Manager Sales salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 9,500

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