Assistant Sales Manager Proactive Sales – Sales & Marketing – Inside Burj Al Arab

Full Time Hospitality / Food & Restaurant Retail / Sales / Marketing
  • Full Time
  • Hospitality / Food & Restaurant
  • Retail / Sales / Marketing
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a travel or hospitality sales role

Website Jumeirah Group

Today, Jumeirah is a Dubai national champion and an acclaimed luxury hospitality leader — operating 24 Jumeirah branded properties (6,747 keys) in eight countries, and employing more than 13,500 colleagues across 140 nationalities. As exemplified through its flagship hotel, and global icon, Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah has transformed the way that luxury is defined.

Assistant Sales Manager Proactive Sales – Sales & Marketing – Inside Burj Al Arab

About Jumeirah & the Hotel

Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinguished impact on the global hospitality market for more than two decades with its Stay Different™ brand promise.

Its award winning destinations, such as the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, elevated dining destinations and surprising architecture and design at the heart of every guest experience.

Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 23 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs over 8,000 colleagues, representing over 106 nationalities.

As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scales up its operations to the next level of growth, it remains fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world class environments.

Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah is designed to resemble a billowing sail and stands at a height of 321m. It is the world’s most followed hotel on Instagram and has been consistently voted the world’s most luxurious hotel. Features include nine restaurants and bars; in suite check-in and check-out; reception desks on every floor; round-the-clock private butlers; use of the hotel’s Rolls-Royce fleet and The Terrace, a one-of-a-kind restaurant, pool, beach and cabana space. The hotel’s 202 luxury suites offer a rain shower, Jacuzzi and stunning news of the Arabian Gulf.

An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Sales Manager- Proactive Sales to join our Sales & Marketing team Inside Burj Al Arab.

The Purpose of the role:

The key output for you is to complete all assigned tasks, achieve your assigned sales targets, delivering market leading performance, ensure (SBU) is the first choice for your assigned /designated accounts, maximize revenue and commercial opportunities with customers and partners and deliver effective communication within the attraction as well as across Sales function (SBU Sales, Global Sales) and with your customers and partners.

The main duties and responsibilities of this role:

  • Deliver assigned KPI.
  • Assist management/SBU in planning & delivering sales objectives for SBU.
  • Continuously sources new business through research of local media and market intelligence.
  • Continually evaluates markets and their needs, comparing them with existing products and services (keep abreast of market trends and economy)
  • Conducts in house site inspections and presentations to potential clients.
  • Carries out regular entertainment for existing and acquisition accounts.
  • Planning and delivering sales objectives for own SBU.
  • Maintain up to date data on all SBU related customer production and leads.
  • Support department admin needs as they pertain to B2B bookings.
  • Maintain high level of awareness & knowledge of the SBU specific revenue budget & targets for the whole year.
  • Track performance per segment and actively support all liaison meetings.
  • Has effective public speaking and presentation skills; presents ideas, expectations, and information in a concise, well-organized manner.
  • Keep updated and current records of all SBU business development initiatives, promotions, and the respective support sales activities of own SBU and other properties.
  • Collating and updating all relevant market & competitor data, activities, and information to respond to them appropriately
  • Maintain and grow the positive customer and partner relationships.
  • Take ownership of your own performance
About you:
  • The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications
  • College educated
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a travel or hospitality sales role
  • Experience with date analysis and interpretation is desirable
  • Can negotiate at a senior level
  • Can work in a team
  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel is essential)

About the Benefits:

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generous F&B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellent leave and health care package, flights home, life insurance, functional incentives and other employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant looking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry.

Primary Location: United Arab Emirates (AE)-Dubai-Dubai
Job: Sales & Marketing
Organization: Burj Al Arab [BAA]
Job Posting: Jun 13, 2022, 3:50:06 AM

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