Summary of Responsibilities :
Be actively involved in the Sales & Marketing Department in order to maximize sales.
Ensure compliance with Swiss?tel Hotels & Resorts, minimum standards pertaining to Sales & Marketing.
Maintaining existing leisure accounts and sourcing new business to achieve the hotel's targeted occupancy and room revenue.
Conduct sales calls to existing and prospective leisure accounts as per areas assigned by DSOM.
Maintenance of all sales activities and account information in the Sales Database.
In conjunction with the Sales Team, preparation and action of monthly sales activities plan.
Entertaining of qualified clients within the hotel F&B Outlets.
Attend and assist in the co-ordination of hotel functions as requested by DOSM.
Maintain high profile within the travel industry and foster relationships with accounts in the Market.
Preparation of monthly report to Director of Sales and Marketing.
Prepare a weekly sales report to be emailed to the DOSM by COB each Thursday.
To ensure sufficient levels of hotel brochures and other literature is held by key accounts. Take regular initiatives via email communication with these accounts.
To respond to tender requests from leisure clients in conjunction with DOSM. All submissions are to be approved by the DOSM prior to distribution.
Interstate sales trips may be required however this will be dependent on the sales and marketing budget and approval by DOSM.
Participation in selected trade shows.
Ensure companies of which you are responsible are being tracked in accordance with their room night targets on a monthly basis and report as per the guidelines set out by the DOSM.
Attend weekly sales meetings with the DOSM.
Conduct site inspections and host familiarization visits when required.
Attend monthly review meetings with DOSM to discuss results versus goals in the annual sales call plan and company sales strategy.
To be flexible to carry out other duties and assignments as requested by the DOSM.
Qualifications : We are looking for a well organized and creative candidate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, who is able to display a "passion for perfection" and work in a dynamic environment.
In addition, the candidate should possess :
Previous Sales experience required
Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and or relevant computer applications required
University / College degree in a related discipline preferred
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Highly responsible & reliable
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times