Convention & Events Sales Manager

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Swissôtel The Bosphorus


Job description


“a passion for perfection”
Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts is a distinctive group of deluxe hotels where we put the emphasis on our people. We strive to provide a motivating and rewarding environment that attracts inspired and talented people who are willing to bring news ideas, use & develop their knowledge to reinvent their career path.
Convention & Events Sales Manager
Summary of Responsibilities:
The main responsibilities and tasks of this position are as listed below, but not limited to these:
  • Handles group and banquet bookings of the hotel generated by the travel agents and end clients in Turkey and abroad.
  • Makes local sales calls to agencies within Istanbul to present the hotel and establish a good relationship
  • Records all sales activities in Opera
  • Conducts familiarization trips, house tours to potential clients
  • Implements all sales action plans.
  • Assists ADOS, Convention and Events, in his daily management duties and supervises C&E Sales Team.
  • Makes sure to have a consistent group base daily in the hotel depending on the season and meet the average group rate targets.
  • Submits weekly and monthly sales reports to the Ass. Director of Convention & Event Sales 
  • Conducts Familiarization Trips from the main markets in conjunction with Global Sales Offices, Head Office, Airlines as well as other sources.
  • Works to exploit the new market and suggests them for the S&M Plan.
  • Establishes and maintains good relations with the contact people in all accounts.
  • Implements all policies, procedures of the hotel.
  • Participates in to the functions to entertain key decision makers and bookers.
  • Promotes all special programs of the hotel.
  • Provides feedback to the DOS & DOSM on changing marketing conditions, including trends in the competition, as a result of direct sales solicitation, telephone or direct mail.
  • Participates monthly Sales & Marketing meetings and daily brief.
  • Performs related duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Her weekly personal sales call target is 10 and telephone call target is 20.    
  • Makes sure that a proper correspondence is answered within 24 hours, checks regularly to have an up to date and orderly filing.
  • Issues group memo one week prior to arrival of her group and distributes to related departments
  • Assists the operational departments with a smooth flow of information received from client and makes sure the operation is a success
  • Is present during operation to handle the clients requests
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 5 years sales manager experience in an international 5-star hotel
  • Bachelor's degree in reputable universities
  • Fluency in English
  • Must possess a professional presentation
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Physical Aspects of Position:  Physical aspects of the position include but are not limited to the following: • Frequent standing and walking throughout shift• Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting• Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts
Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts offers broad career development possibilities within a growing international group and competitive conditions of employment.
 If you feel you are ready for your next professional challenge, send us your application today.


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Istanbul, Turkey
Starting in
As soon as possible

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