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Sales Manager - Travel Trade & Groups

Business Unit:  The Peninsula Istanbul
Location:  Istanbul

The Peninsula Istanbul is located in the historic Karaköy area overlooking the Bosphorus – the meeting point of Asia and Europe. The hotel will feature 177 luxurious guest rooms and suites, a grand ballroom with sweeping views of the Bosphorus, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, spa and a verdant garden on the waterfront. As we continue to expand the pre-opening team, The Peninsula Istanbul is seeking to hire a Sales Manager responsible from Travel Trade & Groups.

 

 

  • An exceptional opportunity to join our high-profile hotel opening in Istanbul.
  • The Peninsula Hotels espouses luxury service, dedication to our customers, and commitment to our employees. 
  • Be a part of the pre-opening process with a highly experienced team.


Key accountabilities

 

 

  • Liaise and strengthen relationship with main accounts in order to drive business and increase fare market share
  • Create and execute account plans for assigned market territory to ensure maximum revenue and budgeted targets are achieved.
  • Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual revenue and direct sales goals including outside sales calls in the assigned territories, prospecting calls, site inspections and fam trips. 
  • Perform customer site inspections.
  • Conduct sales calls to the assigned territories to uncover needs and present solutions that will maximize booking opportunity and create strong customer relationships.
  • Track and focus on conversion to ensure hotel revenue objectives are impacted and achieved.
  • Participation and contribution to annual Marketing Plan including proposing and managing territory sales expenses and travel budget.


General requirements

 

 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ working experience in the hospitality industry.
  • Luxury hotel Sales preferred and or operational hotel experience, proven sales track record a plus.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills.
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrates strong persuasive and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to communicate well with all levels of management and colleagues.
  • Self-starter, well presented, team-oriented, excellent communication skills, goals and results-oriented.
  • Excellent command in spoken English.


We would be delighted to receive your CV and will liaise directly with suitable applicants.

 

 

About The Peninsula Istanbul

The Peninsula Istanbul will offer spectacular views of the Bosphorus Strait, the meeting point of East and West. Located in the historic Karaköy district, the hotel will feature 177 opulent guestrooms and a glamourous rooftop, forming part of the Salıpazarı Port re-development, which also features a cruise terminal, public squares, restaurants and museums. 

Requisition ID:  37970