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Killarney Hotels Ltd seeks passionate dynamic Sales professional

Published: Tuesday, June 15, 2021.
The Europe Hotel & Resort

Killarney Hotels Ltd are seeking a passionate and dynamic Sales professional

Join the team: Assistant Sales Manager

Killarney Hotels Ltd are currently seeking a passionate and dynamic Sales professional who prides themselves on their ability to deliver extraordinary levels of customer service and provide creative experiences for our guests.

Company Overview

Killarney Hotels Ltd comprises of The Europe Hotel & Resort, The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens and Ard na Sidhe Country House, which operate under the ownership of the Liebherr group. We are widely known for our award winning service, hospitality, luxury and culinary excellence. Ranked as one of the finest 5 Star hotel groups, we pride ourselves on providing the very best experience for our guests.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a passionate and dynamic Sales professional who prides themselves on their ability to deliver extraordinary levels of customer service and provide creative experiences for our guests. This is an office-based role, but will involve national and international travel.

As Assistant Sales Manager, you will be responsible for implementing all sales activities and maximizing business opportunities in your specific area of responsibility. The role involves implementing and executing all sales action plans and will include the following key duties and responsibilities.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the Group Sales & Marketing Manager
  • Plan, schedule and carry out Sales Calls, both nationally & internationally
  • Represent the hotels at various events such as sales missions, trade shows & exhibitions, both nationally & internationally
  • Actively assist in site inspections, client entertainment and FAM trips to the hotels for potential clients
  • Actively assist with the preparation and delivery of sales presentations
  • Implement all Sales activities as outlined in the company’s Sales Plan
  • Prepare sales reports & follow-ups with clients within the period set out by the Group Sales & Marketing Manager
  • Identify new markets & business opportunities to increase sales
  • Acquire and develop new business accounts and prepare sales proposals for potential clients
  • Build & Strengthen relationships with existing and new customers
  • Handle all incoming RFP’s generated by proactive or reactive sales
  • Implement and execute all sales objectives and action plans to reach and exceed set targets
  • Prepare offers according to guest requirements and availability, according to company standards and selling strategy
  • Ensure that all necessary information about events are obtained from the client directly prior to the preparation of an offer
  • Maximize up selling opportunities by proposing additional events and activities suitable and complimenting to the booking
  • Ensure that sales policies and SOPs are adhered to at all times
Education, Qualification & Experience Requirements
  • Previous experience in a similar role, with a minimum of two years’ experience, ideally within the hotel industry
  • Computer literate with excellent presentation skills and highly sophisticated communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proficiency in English language is essential, both written and oral
  • Other language skills beside English will be an asset
  • Full, clean drivers licence is essential as travel will be required for this role
Knowledge & Competencies

The ideal candidate will have a guest and service oriented attitude, backed up by a proactive approach and a strong drive for results. In your daily business, you should show flexibility, display a high level of integrity and professionalism to both colleagues and clients. You should have a record of accomplishment in exceeding targets with the ability to identify, implement and execute sales strategies and account plans while possessing following additional competencies:

  • Understanding Hotel Operations
  • Effective & Prompt Communication
  • Understanding the Competitive Market Place
  • The ability to develop a positive, productive working relationship with an already established Sales & Marketing Team
  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focus
  • Motivated and Pro-Active
  • A work ethic which conforms and aligns with the Liebherr Core Values
Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Complimentary meals whilst on duty
  • Free parking
  • Pension Schemes
  • Employee Discounts
  • Career Development
  • Training
  • Tax saving Schemes
  • Employee Social Events

To view or apply for this role please visit https://lnkd.in/ewDGFWV.

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