Job - SALES MANAGER - HOSPITALITY
20,000 ZMK ~$1,532 USD SALES MANAGER - HOSPITALITY
Hospitality, Lusaka, Zambia
Nationals Only

The Sales Manager in the hotel industry will be responsible for maximizing the hotels revenues by developing programs to increase occupancy and make profitable use of its accommodation, meeting and leisure facilities.

Position Published
10 Jun 2019
Position Updated
10 Jun 2019
Applications Received
62 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
11 Shortlisted
Interviews In Progress
4 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
60% Complete
60%
10 Jun
23743
Applications Received
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews In Progress
Job Offer Pending
62 Applications
11 Candidates Shortlisted
4 Candidates Interviewed
60% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
General Manager
Supervision Of
Sales Team
Interacts With
Management, Clients, Customers, Employees
Job Description
Responsible for corporate and service sales for the hotel.
Responsible for identifying new markets and business opportunities and increase sales.
Manage the development of a strategic account plan for the demand generators in the market.
Manage the propertys reactive and proactive sales efforts
Determine and develop marketing communication activities, in conjunction with the General Manager
Provide customer intelligence in evaluating the market and economic trends that may lead to changes in sales strategy to meet or exceed customer expectations
Attend sales strategy meetings to provide input on weekly and overall sales strategy.
Suggest innovative marketing ideas and develop deployment strategies to continue to grow market share
Serve as the sales contact for customers and as the customer advocate
Serve as hotel authority on sales processes and sales contracts
Identify public relations opportunities and coordinate activities to augment the overall marketing communication strategies
Candidate Specification
Experience
5 years
Education Level
Diploma Level
Qualifications
Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Sales, Marketing, Hospitality, Management or related field required.
Software
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, spreadsheet and work processing software
Equipment
Job related
Knowledge Of
The hospitality industry and the role of the facility in the community and marketplace.
Skills To
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability To
Make effective presentations to board level executives
Personality
Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively handle and prioritize multiple tasks
Other
Minimum of 3-5 years sales related experience required, preferably in hospitality industry.
Organisation
Industry
Hospitality
Culture
Mixed
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 25 and 50 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Lusaka, Zambia
Nationals Only
Yes
Remuneration
At most 20,000 ZMK
- in USD
At most $1,532 USD
Currency conversions are provided only for comparative purposes.
Remuneration will be paid in ZMK.
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