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Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

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Job description

Southern Sun welcomes job applications from passionate and hard-working team players who want to be part of our ever growing Southern Sun family. We value our employees and provide them with the means to grow within the company, opening many doors in the process. If this is an offer that excites you, send in your application and you could be the newest addition to our family.

Our successful Banqueting/Events Sales Co-Ordinators …

• • Actively seek out new F&B / Banquet / Event business for the hotel / maximise all revenue opportunities
• Strong administrative skills / ability to use email and office applications (Word, Excel,Powerpoint)
• Participate in department budgeting and forecasting
• Work with government bodies such as DCT / ADFCA / CID
• Sets sales targets for the hotel/unit F&B Department and plan towards achieving the goal
• Have contacts in the local market / international market
• assist the Sales Team in sight visits and securing new business
• planning and staging client functions, site inspections and educational’s / follow up post function on client satisfaction
• promptly follow up on outstanding quotes, requests for proposals, sales enquiries, pending billing and closing PM’s
• Understand, create and execute BEO’s
• Familiar with Micros / FMC / Opera and other hotel operating systems
• analyse client and market information, and compile conclusive reports with recommendations for ongoing or new business
• build co-operative and professional relationships with unit management and clients
• Contribute to weekly / monthly departmental meetings
• attend networking events and functions / make external sales calls
• Social media savvy with the ability to monitor, comment and follow up as required
• Work with Executive Chef / F&B Director in creating menus and pricing
• work as part of a team or individually to deliver high quality standards.


• Know and apply sales, marketing and promotional knowledge
• Know and maintain confidential and non-disclosable information
• Know how to process a range of bookings
• Know how to address a range of customer bookings, such as: individual, group, VIP, conference delegates
• Superior knowledge of all Hotel Operations requirements and standards in a Business Hotel
• Know how to solve problems and recommend best practice potential solutions, whilst identifying the impact on the business and the achievement of the business strategy.
• Knowledge of operation of the booking system Opera & (Fidelio)
• Know how to present information and recommendations in an efficient and effective manner in order to facilitate sound decision making.
• F&B Knowledge’s, Menu Knowledge’s
• ADTAC System knowledge ( Abu Dhabi tourism & culture system)
• CID & Police report Knowledge’s


Job type
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract
Pay range
Other benefits
uniform, insurance, accommodation

Southern Sun Abu Dhabi

Situated in the heart of the capital’s business district, the Southern Sun Abu Dhabi hotel offers guests state-of-the-art refinement and luxury, coupled with attractive contemporary design and exotic yet subtle Arabesque influences.

The property’s 353 luxurious and beautifully appointed rooms ensure a high level of comfort and privacy. The luxury accommodation includes complimentary WiFi as well as a host of other in-room amenities. Our Abu Dhabi hotel showcases a uniquely refined level of hospitality, comfort and service. With a location that offers easy access to the nearby airport, as well as proximity to several of the city’s most renowned tourist districts and business hubs, the hotel is a hospitality landmark for leisure and business travellers alike.

Nearby attractions include the famed Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Emirates Palace, Falcon Hospital, and Ferrari World. The hotel itself boasts an unforgettable view of the Abu Dhabi skyline from its rooftop gym and pool deck, while guests can enjoy sumptuous dining at any of the hotel’s several restaurants.

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