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Sales Executive

Posted May 30, 2022

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Description

A Sales Executive analyses Corporate and MICE market segments trends and competitor activity to generate new future business for the hotel.

What will I be doing?

As Sales Executive, you analyses corporate and MICE market segment trends and competitor activity to generate new future business for the hotel. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Analysis market trends and competitor activity to identify new business leads
  • Develop customer accounts and travel within the local area to drive business into the specific hotel/cluster and to increase market/customer share in all revenue streams
  • Negotiate room rates/packages with corporate clients
  • Develop and implement creative local marketing channels, including social media channels
  • Prepare company contracts for the hotel in accordance with current business and pricing conditions
  • Work within current business strategies and recognising potential opportunities
  • Cooperate with other departments in the hotel to create an exceptional Guest experience and build strong, comprehensive sales programs
  • Attend Sales events, as required
  • Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of the Sales Director and senior management to include the reporting of appointments, calls made and business leads
  • Answer customer queries in a prompt and professional manner

Requirements

What are we looking for?

A Sales Executive serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Positive attitude and good communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work under pressure and under own initiative
  • Experience in a sales role with a proven track record to close a sale

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Knowledge of local market
  • Knowledge of hospitality
  • Passion for sales and for achieving targets and objectives

What will it be like to work for Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts?

Waldorf Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalised attention of True Waldorf Service that creates a singular experience. If you understand the value of personalised attention and know how to treat even the most extraordinarily different experiences with the same rich level of customer service, you may just be the person we are looking for!

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Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Crescent Road, The Palm Jumeirah
Dubai, Aa01
United Arab Emirates

+971-4-818 2222

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At A Glance

A haven within the vibrant city of Dubai, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah boasts a private soft-sanded beach, six distinct restaurants and lounges and elegant sea-facing guest rooms and suites.

Situated on the iconic Palm Jumeirah island, this Waldorf Astoria resort promises all the amenities for a relaxing getaway, including:

  • 200 meters of private beach
  • Two temperature-controlled pools and kids' pool
  • Guest rooms and suites with sea and Palm Jumeirah views
  • Waldorf Astoria Spa with nearly 50 luxurious treatments

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah offers a supervised Kids Club and numerous leisure activities for the whole family to enjoy. From snorkeling and paddle-boarding to wind-sailing and deep-sea fishing, your assigned Personal Concierge will arrange excursions to suit your preferences for an unforgettable experience.

Dubai's premier dining destination offers the finest cuisine with unparalleled service, from the unique, contemporary Italian dining experience at Social by Michelin-starred chef Heinz Beck and the Vietnamese culinary journey at LAO to international fare at Mezzerie. Enjoy al fresco Mediterranean dining and sunset cocktails at Palm Avenue. Experience a classic Waldorf Astoria afternoon tea at the iconic Peacock Alley followed by vibrant entertainment and classic aperitifs at the Venetian-inspired Serafina Bar.

Our hotel is a 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award recipient.