Hilton Senior Sales Manager - Russian speaking in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

A Senior Sales Manager - Russian speaking with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts analyses Russian market trends and competitor activity to recommend strategies that keep the hotel a leader in the marketplace through the development of future and repeat business.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand?

In exceptional destinations around the globe, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts reflect the culture and history of their extraordinary locations, as well as fresh, modern expressions of Waldorf Astoria's rich legacy. Waldorf Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalized attention of true Waldorf service that creates a singular experience.

If you understand the value of personalized attention and know how to treat even the most extraordinarily different experiences with the same rich level of guest service, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a team member with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. Because it’s with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts where we promise our guests a single rich experience at every extraordinary place they visit.

What will I be doing?

As Senior Sales Manager, you will analyse the market trends and competitor activity to recommend strategies that keep the hotel a leader in the marketplace through the development of future and repeat business. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Will be in-charge of the CIS Market (Sales and Business Development)
  • Analysis of CIS market trends and competitor activity to identify business leads
  • Develop customer accounts and travel within the area to drive business into the hotel and to increase market/customer share in all revenue streams
  • Negotiate room rates/packages with corporate clients
  • Develop and implement creative Russian marketing channels, including social media channels
  • Prepare company contracts for the hotel in accordance with current business and pricing conditions
  • Work within current business strategies and recognise potential opportunities
  • Cooperate with other departments in the hotel to create an exceptional guest experience and build strong, comprehensive sales programs
  • Attend Sales events as required
  • Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of the Director of Sales and senior management to include the reporting of appointments, calls made and business leads
  • Answer customer queries in a prompt and professional manner

What are we looking for?

A Senior Sales Manager serving Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is always working on behalf of our guests and working with other team members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills and values that follow:

  • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering a high level of guest service
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work under pressure and under own initiative
  • Experience in a managerial sales role with a proven track record of closing sales and exceeding personal and departmental targets
  • Previous experience in a luxury hotel within the UAE

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Passion for sales and for achieving targets and objectives

What benefits will I receive?

Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement. As an employee you will become a member of The Hilton Club which provides reduced hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide.

Learn more now about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts --- offering the opportunity to visit extraordinary places with one singular experience.

- Numerous landmark hotels around the world

- More hotels in construction

- Offering world-class spas

- Gorgeous golfing destinations

Job: Sales and Marketing

Title: Senior Sales Manager - Russian speaking

Location: null

Requisition ID: HOT05308

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