Beach Resort Head of Marketing and Sales Job in Nairobi, Kenya (350K)

Our client, one of the finest Beach Resorts in Kenya that features a stylish and modern architectural design and yet effortlessly blends into the African natural scenery is looking to fill the position of a Head of Marketing and Sales for their offices based in Nairobi, Kenya.
The successful candidate will be responsible for bringing in group and volume business into hotel. 
As a key function of a hotel, he /she have to ensure that the hotel meets its financial goals and generate revenue at the best price. 

 

She/he should enjoy the sales process, be driven, confident and focused on building great relationships.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop strategies and uncover new businesses to generate sales.
  • Identify, qualify and solicit new business to achieve hotel revenue goals.
  • Responsible for a maximum of occupancy of rooms, conferences and banquettes.
  • Work closely with the CEO and Directors to determine appropriate sales strategies.
  • Create lucrative sales targets and networks business relation’s to corporate client.
  • Observe the market and identify trend and monitor the main competitors.
  • Create sales targets depending on the tide of events.
  • Monitor hotels position within assigned markets, recommend changes as necessary.
  • Provide training and supervision of the hotels sales and marketing team.
  • Maintain an understanding of the overall markets.
Qualifications:
  • A University degree with relevant experience.
  • Post-graduation in Marketing.
  • At least 15 to 20 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, focused and result oriented.
  • Ability to inspire confidence within the sales team.
  • Must be familiar with local and international markets.
  • Target driven and dynamic and a strong communicator.
  • 5 years sales experience in a 5 star hotel.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 300,000 – 350,000/= (Approx. 3,000 – 3,500 USD)
 
Deadline: 27th July 2016   
 
Applications:
 
To apply, please follow the link:  
Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 
Karen 

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