Sales Manager | Rose Wood

December 12, 2023

Job Description

To acquire, grow and retain selected corporate accounts to maximize the total hotel revenue potential for Rosewood Doha.  The job involves the qualification and prospecting of new business and the nurturing and growth of existing accounts across defined market segments. 
  • To understand the nature of the competitive market, to research and compile intelligence on selected markets and accounts so us to understand the buying behavior of customers and the criteria for hotel selection. 
  • To be extremely well versed on the facilities and benefits of Rosewood Doha as they apply to individual market segments. To tailor sales presentation based on a close understanding of customer preferences and corporate variables that influence the client priorities.
  • To determine the key players in a corporate account and to identify the role that each member plays in the purchasing process and to adopt an account strategy that maximizes the potential revenue conversion for Rosewood Doha.
  • To be fully conversant with all business units within the hotel, and be comfortable in presenting the core unique selling propositions for each unit. 
  • To plan sales call activity to optimize revenue conversion based on key selling priorities determined and agreed with the Director of Sales.
  • Present individual sales strategy to MD as part of quarterly personal business plan.
  • To attend tradeshow, sales roadshows, sales training, and sales events in accordance with Rosewood Doha Sales and Marketing plan and based on the Direction of the Director of Sales and Marketing. 
  • To act as a positive role model and ambassador of Rosewood Doha and Rosewood Hotels and Resorts in keeping with company standards and expectations.
  • To adhere to grooming standards as determined by the Director of Sales and Marketing.
  • To capture timely and relevant customer data in appropriate Sales databases (Delphi,) and to ensure data integrity is in accordance with Rosewood Doha data capture standards. 
  • To attend and participate in regular sales meetings to update colleagues and management on the current status of sales account activity.
  • To present weekly and monthly sales account reports to the Director of Sales and Marketing that accurately reflects sales account management and the performance of designated accounts.
  • To contribute to the Sales and Marketing Plan by supplying relevant data on market conditions, changes in account dynamics, new business development and sales retention.
  • To share important account updates with members of the hotel team including other departments so that key personnel have important feedback on the current status of accounts. 
  • All other duties relevant to the successful management of key accounts.

Preferred to have studied to under graduate level.
Solid experience in luxury hotel sector with an understanding of key markets, strong network of appropriate social/business connections within the key markets that they will be operating.
General Skills:
Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize, organize and follow-up; be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment; follow directions thoroughly; understand a guest’s service needs; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision; maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data.
Required to speak, read and write English, with fluency in other languages preferred.