Fairmont Sales Executive in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Primary Location

Sales Executive (Corporate)

Reporting to the Director of Sales, Corporate & Leisure, this role is responsible to assist in the smooth operation of the Sales department. He/she is also responsible for providing attentive, courteous and efficient service to all guests.

Hotel Overview: A unique blend of contemporary design and urban chic, Fairmont Dubai is an icon in the business heart of the city. Just minutes from Dubai's key attractions, our hotel is linked to the Dubai International Convention Centre. Ten contemporary dining experiences intrigue the palate, our signature Spa and health facilities offer a wealth of amenities, including two terrace sundecks complemented by handcrafted mosaic swimming pools. Fairmont Dubai brings together luxurious surroundings and modern amenities with renowned Fairmont service.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Sales, Corporate & Leisure, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • To confirm all information with clients

  • To ensure prompt and courteous service is extended to both internal and external customers

  • To ensure the achievement of sales objectives on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis

  • To solicit group, and/or banquet business through action plan preparation and execution

  • To establish parameters, quotes and negotiate prices, confirming by written contracts

  • To participate in tradeshows, conventions and promotional events within the hotel and trade related organizations

  • To maintain accounts, contact, activity and business details within the appropriate software applications

  • To initiate billing procedures, ensuring any deposits and/or credit applications are received with adequate information and within an acceptable time frame

  • To conduct and/or attend daily meeting to review event & wholesale contracts to ensure last minute changes are communicated with all appropriate departments

  • To work closely with all related hotel departments to ensure all details of the contract were delivered and guests depart satisfied

  • To prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports, as required

  • To follow departmental policies and procedures

  • To follow all safety policies

  • Other duties as assigned

Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • At least 3 to 5 years of progressive experience in a hotel or related field preferred

  • Microsoft Office knowledge/skills required, prefer excel experience

  • Knowledge of Opera preferred

  • High School diploma or equivalent required and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred

Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Dubai. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation.

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ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resort 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: United Arab Emirates-Dubai-Fairmont Dubai

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Closing Date: Ongoing

Req ID: DBI02338