Work Locations : Hilton Salwa Beach & VillaSalwa Doha tbdA Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) 7Manager manages the Groups, Conference and Events Sales office and the on-property Reservations Team to actively convert customer enquiries into confirmed sales of Hilton's newest resort and entertainment complex in Qatar.
The Salwa Beach Resort is to become one of the largest resorts in the Middle East. It spreads along a 3.5km pristine beach front on the southwest coast of Qatar.
Managed by Hilton, it will have 362 hotel rooms and residential units with private beaches, a world-class leisure and waterpark, sports club, marina, dive center, health club, spa, restaurants, cinemas and retail space.
The resort is scheduled to open in 2020 and can be found on Google and YouTube under its working title 'Salwa Beach Resort'.
What will I be doing?As Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Manager, you will manage the Groups, Conference and Events Sales office and the on-property Reservations Team to actively convert customer enquiries into confirmed sales.
The Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Manager will interact frequently with customers and Guests to learn about their needs and develop relationships from which to earn repeat and expanded business.
Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards : Maximise all Group, Conference, and Event revenue opportunitiesReview business plans, identify gaps and ensure proactive efforts to fill capacity and meet set targetsContribute to the selling strategy of the hotel, and manage the departments' adherence to achieving that strategyUnderstand the competitive market place and implement approaches to ensure the hotel stays ahead in the local marketConduct weekly spot checks of five bookings carried out with a minimum of 90% achieved in any departmental and system audits for any Team MemberEnsure the Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Team Members are developed effectively and generate a culture of high quality standards for relationship building, customer service, selling techniques, and billing and processing contractsManage and develop the Group, Conference, and Events (GCE) Sales Team to ensure career progression and effective succession planning within the hotel and companyOrganise hotel promotional activitiesWhat are we looking for?
A Group, Conference and Events Manager serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members.
To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow : Demonstrated previous managerial or supervisory experience in a Reservations and / or Conference and Events Sales function in the hotel / leisure sectorStrong leadership skills to effectively manage and motivate the team to achieve high levels of performance and exceed targetsStrong analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challengesExcellent selling capability and an ability and desire to coach selling techniques to their teamExcellent organisational and planning skillsAccountable and resilientAbility to work under pressureFlexibility to respond to a range of different work situationsIt would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions : Knowledge of the hotel property management systemsPrevious experience in the same or similar roleWhat will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels.
For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands . Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.
And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!EOE / AA / Disabled / VeteransSchedule : Full-timeBrand : Hilton Hotels & ResortsShift : Day JobJob Level : ManagerPotential Benefits : Housing, Transport, Additional benefits as per company policyJob : Sales