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14 Jun 2017

Sales Manager -Hospitality Job Vacancy

Job Category: Hospitality / Travel /Catering / Restaurant / Tourism

Our client, one of the finest beach resorts in Kenya is looking to fill the position of a Sales Manager
for their offices based in Nairobi, Kenya.

The successful candidate will be responsible for bringing new business to the establishment, manages large accounts, works to maintain a loyal customer base, and oversees hotel sales strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyses current client base or target market for the hotel.
  • Identify, qualify and solicit new business to achieve hotel revenue goals.
  • Devises new ways to expand that client base.
  • Reaches out to organizations and businesses that might require a hotel for conferences & events.
  • Meets with representatives from these companies to explain the hotel’s merits and amenities.
  • Overcomes hesitations of clients to close a sale.
  • Manages accounts of high-profile clients.
  • Maintains positive relationships with clients to encourage repeat and recurring business.
  • Conduct assessment of sales performance to make necessary adjustments to increase patronage.

Qualification:

  • A University degree with relevant experience.
  • At least 5 to 8 years in hospitality sales in a 5 star hotel.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills.
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to think creatively and analytically
  • Is capable of creating and maintaining a large client network.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively and possesses strong leadership skills.
  • Is familiar with the workings of the hotel and hospitality industry.
  • Demonstrates strong persuasive and negotiation skills.

Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Nairobi City Kenya
Career Level: Mid level
Salary: KES 100,000.00
Deadline: July 12, 2017

Applications

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.

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