Responsibilities
Experience
Workhours

Primary Location

China-Nanjing-Fairmont Nanjing

Employee Status

Regular

 

 

 

 

Sales Manager

Selling a memorable experience in an authentic location is the essence of a Sales Managers role at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Your professionalism and knowledge of the Hotel will reflect positively in how you present the property. Building strong relationships will create a bond, ensuring your clients will always stay with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

 

Hotel Overview: 

Situated on the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing is a cultural and commercial metropolis and the hotel will be part of a new residential and commercial development in the ever-expanding city. The hotel will feature 359 spacious guestrooms and suites and guests will enjoy a variety of restaurants and bars as well as a 1,800 square meter Willow Stream Spa, pool and fitness facilities, as well as 1,300 square meters of function and meeting space.

 

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director, Sales and Marketing, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Ensure prompt and courteous service is extended to both internal and external customers
  • Ensure the achievement of sales objectives on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
  • Solicit group, transient and/or banquet business through action plan preparation and execution
  • Ensure that the group bookings pace is in line with the hotel goals and budget
  • Establish travel schedules and monitor travel expenses to optimize sales productivity
  • Establish parameters, quotes and negotiate prices, confirming by written contracts
  • Participate in tradeshows, conventions and promotional events within the hotel and trade related organizations
  • Maintain accounts, contact, activity and business details within the appropriate software applications
  • Work closely with Catering and Front Office to ensure all details of the contract were delivered and guests depart satisfied
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports, as required
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures
  • Follow all safety  policies
  • Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications:

  • Previous Sales experience required. Minimum of 3 years experience in hotel catering and conference sales/sales. Additional experience in the hospitality industry is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required in English and Mandarin
  • Good understanding of luxury market
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and relevant computer applications required 
  • University/College degree in a related discipline preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

 

Visa Requirements:  Must be legally eligible to work in China  
 
APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts 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!

 

 

 

 

Job Level

Management / Supervisory

Schedule

Full-time

Shift

Rotating / Shift Work

Travel

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Closing Date

15.Aug.2017, 3:59:00 AM

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