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Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa offers easy access to Kuwait’s Central Business District, airport and major attractions.
The beachfront resort features 316 rooms and suites, 80 residential suites and 12 villas, seven restaurants, cafés and lounges, a Talise Spa, 200-
metre private beach, two swimming pools and a children’s play area. Extensive conference and banqueting facilities are available, including the Badriah ballroom.
About the Role :
An exciting role has arisen for a talented Sales Manager to join the team at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait.
You will be responsible for managing the relationship, qualify and evaluate accounts, sales solicitation for group and individual business for catering, food & beverage and rooms in general within assigned segments.
Reporting to the Director of Sales, the successful candidate must ensure that Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa is the first choice for assigned accounts and that revenues are maximized.
This is a great opportunity for a suitably experienced professional ready to take that next career step and build a future with a world class, luxury brand and industry leader.
Main Duties :
Educate customers / accounts on the product and services at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait
Build rapport with key corporate accounts
Complete assigned sales calls on a daily basis
Conduct site inspections when needed
Conduct regular competitor’s surveys on events being held at competitor hotels and follow-up with introductory letter
When required attend / schedule lunch entertainment for Key accounts
Chair a sales briefing once a week pertaining to the corporate business environment in the markets
Schedule call to be made one week in advance and share this information in the daily sales briefings
To develop a practice of weekly sales call plan in order to help better planning in terms of time management, sales objectives and who we want to see
Organize business entertainment to include : luncheons, dinners, cocktails to know the client and give them confidence in the Hotel Management team, introduce the General Manager whenever possible and the DoSM
Track and share information regarding new business trends
Understand factors that affect the market, inform management accordingly and come with the solution
Keep track of the competitors regarding special promotions and rate packages
Communicate effectively to ensure that the sales function is carried out smoothly and commitments are met
Build up good rapport with the other hotel departments
Make at least 20 sales calls weekly on the accounts in assigned areas, of which has to include at least 3 new accounts every week
About You : Qualifications
Skills and Attributes
About the Benefits :
This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which includes : basic salary, incentives plan, housing, yearly flight allowance to home country, medical and dental insurance, life and accident insurance, laundry, meals and transportation.