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Action Recruitment have an amazing opportunity for a Director of Sales to join the team of our client, a busy 4-star hotel in Dublin.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in a similar role (or 2 years’ experience in a Sales Manager role) in a 4 or 5-star property. The successful candidate will be a proactive, confident, friendly professional with an excellent record of accomplishment managing key accounts, together with a proven ability to generate new business leads.
Reporting directly to the General Manager duties will include:
- Manage corporate account and key prospects to follow up on new business leads within the relevant market
- Create an action and sales plan to ensure that revenue goals are achieved
- Carry out sales calls and attend management meetings
- Prepare weekly and monthly schedules determining priorities for each account and ensure that set priorities are met
- To build and maintain excellent relationships with both new and potential clients
- Successfully secure new business in line with the company’s growth strategy for both business groups and Meeting & Events
- Carry out market research staying abreast of current business trends and stay knowledgeable of competitors’ event strategies
- Negotiate rates with clients, provide quotes and prepare contracts to ensure transactions close
- To carry out fam trips, site inspections and corporate accounts events
- To attend and participate in client entertaining, sales, trade shows, workshops, and sales trips when necessary
- Ensure that the CRM system is accurate and up to date documenting all opportunities and activities
- Experience of working with overseas PCO’s, DMC’s and Corporates and delivering into the Dublin market
- Flexibility to travel to UK, European and International destinations for the purpose of this role
Excellent salary and bonus for the right candidate.
If you would like to learn more about this position, please send an updated copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Brian on +353 872804401.
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