Fairmont Director, Sales in Baku, Azerbaijan
Director, SalesAt Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, our Sales professionals are ambassadors of the engaging service and authentically local experiences we offer in places of unrivalled presence. Develop your market and lead a passionate team as Director, Sales, where your interpersonal, service and entrepreneurial strengths will ensure exceptional operating results and guest satisfaction.
Fairmont Baku, part of the iconic Flame Towers complex, boasts 299 superbly appointed guest rooms, 19 serviced apartments, 7 exquisite dining options, over 2,500 square meters (27,000 square feet) of function space and two ballrooms. With all that it offers, Fairmont Baku the city’s place for distinguished happenings. Be part of our team at the exciting Fairmont Baku!
Summary of Responsibilities:Reporting to the Manager Position Title, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
Direct and manage all activity related to the Sales department, ensuring all service standards are followed
Responsible for all Sales Colleagues’ achievement of individual goals
Direct all sales initiatives for the hotel
Provide guidance and direction in the development of segment action plans
Be responsible for account management of key market segments
Ensure the achievement of sales objectives on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
Review sales contracts, considering the number of rooms, average rate and total revenue objectives of the hotel
Participate in select sales activities both on and off property
Set individual room revenue and/or room night goals
Manage any Sales Incentive Programs
Ensure the integrity of key accounts, the key prospect data base and monitoring of the sales software programs for accuracy and thoroughness
Prepare an annual budget for approval and administer that budget in a fiscally responsible manner
Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
Follow departmental policies and procedures
Follow all safety policies
Other duties as assigned
Previous senior leadership experience within sales required
Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications andor relevant computer applications required
University/College degree in a related discipline required
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Highly responsible & reliable
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Must hold a valid work/residence permit from Azerbaijan.
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ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTSAt Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
Primary Location: Azerbaijan-Baku-Fairmont Baku
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Management / Supervisory
Shift: Rotating / Shift Work
Closing Date: 27.Feb.2017, 2:59:00 PM
Req ID: AZE01042