AA 22366- A Group of Hotels and Lodges seek a suitably qualified and experienced Sales Executive for the Government market. The candidate will be required to run the government sales for the Gauteng region under the guidance of the Regional Sales Manager.
Actively prospect and leverage new business opportunities within specified customer accounts. Cultivate strong long-term relationships with key decision-makers. Coordinate proposals, contracts and tenders. Maintain high visibility in the clients organization. Implement a sales business development plan to maximize growth and development of the new and existing client base. Record all client related sales activities. Develop and maintain knowledge of market trends and competitors. Monitor and track Key Account performance. Conclude rate negotiations and deliver boardroom-level presentations.Assist in developing new sales strategies to grow and enhance the Key Account volumes in the relevant market segments. Attend trade shows, events and industry meetings as and when required. General office administration and correspondence.
Relevant tertiary qualification. Minimum of four (4) years of sales experience within the Government market segment, preferably within the hotels or tourism industry
This candidate needs to have the following skills: Strong Government Business contacts required. The ideal candidate must be a self-motivator with strong corporate and TMC relationships within the Hotel and Tourism industry. Computer literacy. Flexibility with regards to working hours. Driver’s license and own transport. Self-motivated and target driven. Strong administrative skills. Knowledge of hotel and competitive markets. Strong relationship management skills and ability to build long-term customer relationships. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Well-groomed and presentable to reflect a corporate image.
Benefits will include: A large group of Hotels and Lodges with Headoffices in JHB.
· Reference: LS-71137-0601
· Salary: R25 000 - R35 000 p/m
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Gauteng
· Date Posted: 06 Jul 2015
· Employer type: Hotel