Sheraton Kampala Hotel Jobs – Sales Executive

Job Title:  Sales Executive
Organization: Sheraton Kampala Hotel
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Sales Manager
About Sheraton:
Sheraton Kampala Hotel is a member of the Starwood hotels and resorts
and is located in the heart of Kampala City surrounded by its beautiful
gardens; the hotel features 236 newly renovated guest rooms and suites with
magnificent views that welcome guests with a spirit of warmth and hospitality.
Job Summary: The Sales Executive will have a mandate
of achieving the set annual revenue targets for the through the development of
new business as well as maintenance of existing business.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In
charge of the development of a portfolio of accounts through new business
development strategies, solicit and create awareness of the Sheraton Kampala
Hotel and Sarova Hotels to the Ugandan public by introducing the company to new
clients, prepare products to meet the diverse needs of the client, develop and
maintain relationships with clients through networking, Job shadowing, set
turnover targets and maintain them in line with set standards.
·        
Represent
both Hotels to achieve the set annual revenue targets for the Hotel through the
development of new business as well as maintenance of existing business for the
Unit through  planning, co-ordination and
execution of all the unit sales actions set out for each market segment in the
annual sales plan through activations, sales calls, exhibitions and trade
shows.
·        
Send
monthly Sales Department business plans identifying key objectives to be
achieved.
·        
Update
and produce the quarterly sales revenue forecast report on a bi-weekly basis.
·        
Render
support in the development and maintenance of the different rate structures for
the unit.
·        
Prepare
a monthly sales report for discussion with the Group Sales Manager, giving
recommendations for distribution to the Group Marketing Manager.
·        
Make
sales presentations to various agents/clients as and when required.
·        
Recommend
to the Sales Manager new sales avenues and opportunities for sales.
·        
Support
the Sales Manager in any other duties relating to both Hotels and its
subsidiaries that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
Sales Executive should preferably hold a Bachelor’s (honors) Degree in Sales
& Marketing or any other related field.
·        
At
least five years’ experience within the hospitality industry.
·        
Ability
to demonstrate visible leadership qualities with strong interpersonal and
communication skills.
·        
Excellent
communication skills with strong business related knowledge.
·        
Highly
self-motivated and ambitious in achieving goals.
·        
Possess
the skills to work both in team and also perform independently.
·        
Capability
of thriving in the competitive markets.
·        
The
applicant must have strong man-managing skills, able to efficiently manage a
team and liaise with other operations teams.
·        
Excellent
customer services skills to deal day-to-day enquiries and cultivate
relationships with future clients.
·        
Ability
to work under pressure and efficiently within time constraints.
·        
Computer
literacy skills i.e. proficient in Microsoft Office any other standard software
related to Sales and Marketing.
Age: Between 27-38 years.
How to Apply: 
If you desire to work with one of Uganda’s prime hotels, Sheraton
Hotel, please send/deliver a covering letter outlining how you meet the person
specification along with your updated CV and necessary credentials to the
office of the Director of Human Resources, Sheraton Kampala Hotel, Uganda.
NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Deadline:  8th
June, 2015 by 5:00PM
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