At InterContinental Hotels & Resorts our role is to put the glamour into international travel. That is where you come in. When you are part of the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand you are more than just a job title. At InterContinental Hotels & Resorts we look for people who are charming, confident, and internationally-minded; people who know what it takes to exceed guest expectations. Join us as Sales Manager in InterContinental Cairo Citystars . You will have ambition, talent and obviously, some key skills. Because, for this vital role, were looking for someone who: - has 2 years experience in a similar function in the luxury hotel segment - has prior work experience in hotel operational departments - has proven track record successful revenue strategies - has great interpersonal skills
Your day to day
• Responsible for Corporate and Travel Agent Room Sales for the hotel.• Clear understanding of the hotels business strategies then set goals and to determine action plans to meet those goals.• Update action plans and financial objectives quarterly.• Identify new markets and business opportunities and increase sales.• Represent Hotels in various events and exhibition.• Implements all sales action plans related to the market areas as outlined in the marketing plan.• Conducts daily sales calls and arrange site inspection trips to hotels by corporate clients.• Able to provide Quick and timely responses, immediate communication to the properties, develop professional long term business relationships.• Provide the highest quality of service to the customer at all times. • Participates in sales calls with members of sales team to acquire new business and/or close on business.• Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g. CVGR, generating proposal, Corporate Rate Application letter, writing contract, customer correspondence). • Able to supports hotels service and relationship strategy, driving customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.• Work closely with Revenue Manager to ensure proposed rate negotiations meet the financial needs of the hotels.• Develop strong relationships with on property front office team to ensure working in unity and always striving to achieve the same goals.• Accompany sales team on sales calls to potential clients to assist in development of the account and to access the effectiveness and sales skills of the sales person.• Assess additional training needs based on data gathered and interaction with sales team from property visits. • Attending all department and hotel meetings as necessary.• Targeting key accounts potential for the company.• Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers to enable future bookings. • Develops relationships within community to strengthen and expand customer base for sales opportunities.• Manages and develops relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.• Acquiring and developing new business accounts and preparing sales proposals for clients.• Closely following up on all business leads within a 24 hour response time line to clients.
What we need from you
Minimum 2 years of Experience in same position Fluent English language Bachelor’s degreeExcellent interpersonal and written communications skills.
What we offer
In return for your hard work, you can look forward to a highly competitive salary and benefits package. What’s more, because your career will be as unique as you are, well give you all the tailored support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow. And because the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand belongs to the IHG family of brands, you''ll also benefit from all of the opportunities that come from being part of a successful, global hospitality company with over 4,800 hotels in over 100 countries around the world. So whoever you are, whatever you love doing, bring your passion to IHG and well make sure you''ll have Room to be yourself. Find out more about joining us today by going to careers.ihg.com We are an equal opportunity employer.
- Job type
- Cairo, Egypt
- Starting in
- As soon as possible
- Duration of the contract