Conference Sales Officer Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Conference Sales Officer

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receiving, handling and converting Meetings, Events and Group enquiries.
  • Planning events in conjunction with the client.
  • Presenting and selling available and suitable banquet / event options to the highest possible standard.
  • Contact Meeting Planner by mail, telephone, customer outings and site inspections.
  • Arrange and carry out Conference show rounds.
  • Ensure the complete administration and execution of all planned events.
  • Negotiate space, dates and rates to obtain booking goal while focusing on shoulder and off season business.
  • Identify need periods and undertake comprehensive program of sales activity to secure new and adhoc business minimizing the impact of low activity periods.
  • Assist in development and solicitation of Banquet and event package plans and aimed at conference business and encourage repeat business.
  • Actively manage business bookings, record denials, make network referrals.
  • Encouraging repeat business through excellent customer service and inquiry handling.
  • Build strong relationships with customers to fully understand their needs.
  • Ensure online meeting partner websites are regularly updated and managed including photos, descriptions, and promotions.
  • Bring in direct guests though online marketing and advertising.
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of sales, department and budgetary reports as and when required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Sales and Marketing.
  • Proficient in using MS office software applications including MS office, Excel, Power point etc.
  • 2 years’ experience in hotel sales or Banquet sales or event sales with proven track record.

If qualified kindly send your resume to vacancies@jantakenya.com with the title “Conferencing Sales Officer” on the subject line by 28th August 2019.


Sales and Marketing
Updated: August 20, 2019 — 12:58 pm