International sales manager
International Sales Manager | Sandton | Lodge Management CompanyThe INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER is responsible for maintaining the appointed regions of international agents, growing their business, developing relationships with new agents from those regions and creating new business opportunities to support the Company's revenue targets. Key Focus AreasInternational Sales and Communicationsbuild and maintain relationships with the allocated international key accountsdevelop key account business strategies to grow their business with the Company including a communication plan for eachplan, book and complete international sales trips to allocated regions of the world according to the Company's sales business planmonitor the enquiry and reservation status for the allocated regions key accounts and react accordingly as per the Companys protocolmonitor contracted rates for each key account and new agent and react accordingly as per the Companys protocolsecure international site visits, host wherever possible and follow up thereafter to grow their businessassist with new leads, group enquiries, provisional bookings, peak period enquiries and brochure featuresprepare and contribute towards the compilation of the annual Companys sales business planbuild and maintain relationships with any allocated key domestic accountsremain focused on the achievement of the accommodation revenue budgets for each of the Company's propertyresolving any guests or agent complaints timelesslybe the Companys brand ambassador in your dealings, leaving the Company's purpose and valuesTeam Support and Product Knowledgestay updated with markets, movements, threats, risks and opportunities and share these with the Companys colleaguesown the conversation with agents and guestsmaintain a wealth of knowledge on the Companys properties, including room types, locations, layouts, rates and packages available, contracts and special guest experiencesproactively contribute towards team build meetings, providing regular feedbackmaintain good relations with colleagues and maintain support within the surrounding communitiesRequirements - Qualifications and SkillsGrade 12 is essentialexcellent grasp of the English language and communication skillsMS Office Suite proficient and knowledge of southern Africa travel5 years of hospitality experience and 3 years of sales experiencedegree or diploma in tourism or hospitality industryequipped innovative thinker with great people skills, diplomacy and able to remain focused but professionalown reliable form of transport and valid drivers licenseSalary package:
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April 2020To apply for International Sales Manager | Sandton | Lodge Management Company. Please send your CV in WORD document, with recent photo and contactable references. ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. Recruit for Africa is a recruitment agency based in South Africa specialising exclusively in hospitality, retail, chefs and lodge placements. Our agents are specialists in their fields and will be able to advise you and assist in the recruitment process, from the moment you apply for a job until you start your employment. Do not look any further and contact Recruit for Africa to find you the perfect employee or to secure your dream job!