Sales Europe

What are you going to do?
We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven sales tiger to join our Sales team. The Sales department strives pro-actively for the optimal revenue mix of hotel rooms, restaurants, banquet rooms and the spa.

You would be responsible for developing and maintaining an account base within Europe with a strong focus MICE in the DACH (Germany, Austria & Switzerland) region. You are responsible for generating revenue and new business opportunities for Hotel Okura Amsterdam and meeting planned revenue objectives. You are actively involved on a daily basis in securing, qualifying and following up on potential business and are constantly looking for the next business opportunity.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining close relationships within your portfolio
  • Creating and following up on opportunities in order to create new business
  • Meeting revenue objectives with regards to existing and new business
  • Give suggestions on direct selling activities to maximize revenues in managed market segments
  • Give input on the hotel’s sales plan based on the needs of the managed market segments
  • Analyzing and understanding the competition’s market position and strengths and weaknesses for each responsible market segment and successfully direct sales activities against each
  • Actively increasing revenue with the help of external sales calls, telemarketing and in-house sales calls
  • Actively participates in the relevant road-shows, trade fairs and other events in collaboration with our Sales & Marketing partners
  • Work together with other departments to make sure that the service offered to our guests is of the highest possible quality (align with the standards of The Leading Hotels of the World)
  • Report on managed accounts, markets and activities
  • Update the CRM system daily and accurately

Who are you?

We are looking for a driven sales tiger with or without prior experience. This position is open to you who wants to start their career in Hospitality sales or to you who is ready for the next step within Hospitality sales.

  • You have a bachelor degree in Hotel Management or similar education
  • You have a flexible and positive work attitude
  • You are able to work independently
  • You employ excellent communication skills
  • You are able to handle stressful situations and work with deadlines
  • You have mathematical skills
  • You have good knowledge of Word, Excel and email
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language (oral and written), knowledge of German is an advantage

Competencies

  • Anticipating
  • Communication
  • Customer/Guest focus
  • External awareness
  • Results oriented
  • Financial awareness
  • Persuasion


What do we offer?

Contract:                                  1 year contract
Salary:                                     Group 7, click here for the salary overview
Bonus:                                     1 week salary if achieving SMART Goals 
Travel allowance:                     As from 10 km commuting 
Holidays:                                  25 vacation days and 7 days National Holiday compensation per year 
CAO:                                        The Uniform Conditions for the Hotel and Catering Industr
Training:                                   Various possibilities
Discount:                                 In our restaurants and overnight stays at Hotel Okura Amsterdam

Are you interested in this position? 
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About Okura

Since our opening in 1971 we have only one goal: creating an unforgettable stay for our guests. We do our utmost best to deliver the best quality and to fulfill every wish of our guests. Together we work hard to amaze our guests!

Contact information

Hotel Okura - Amsterdam
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
1072 LH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

020 678 79 89