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Friday, December 17, 2010

Safari Park Hotel Assistant Sales & Marketing Manager Job in Kenya

Safari Park Hotel, a leading five star hotel situated in Nairobi and serving the top notch of the Hospitality sector seeks to employ a suitable Kenyan Citizen with the right attributes to fill the above position.

Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for;

    * Assisting the Sales & Marketing Manager with overall Sales & Marketing Administration for the Hotel & and its concerns.
    * Assisting in formulation and implementation of Company Sales and Marketing policies.
    * Liaison with the external business source markets including Tour operators, Corporates, UN agencies, Government, Non Governmental Organizations, etc for good working relations.
    * Analysis of all available business information and statistics to recognize and act upon market trends with a view to maximisation of yield.
    * Assisting in Budgeting and Business planning responsibilities for the Sales department.
    * To take ownership of key accounts and ensure all revenue and business opportunities with them are maximized.
    * To set and negotiate rates in liaison with the Sales & Marketing Manager.
    * Maintaining and developing knowledge of our competitors, their product, rates and promotions through conducting of market intelligence to ensure we keep our competitive advantage.
    * Actively promoting the hotel through networking and PR opportunities – attend all key and relevant social events and familiarisation trips (including, when necessary, in the evenings and weekends).
    * Supervise and provide leadership to a strong Sales and Marketing team.

The position is challenging and calls for a dynamic, confident, aggressive and forward thinking person with the following attributes;

    * Aged 30 – 40 years
    * A University Degree in the relevant field and a Sales & Marketing qualification preferred.
    * Have not less than five (5) years experience, 3 of which must be in a similar position in a busy Sales & Marketing department in a large organization within the hospitality / tourism sector.
    * Good written, oral communication skills and computer literate.
    * Ability to set the highest possible standards of performance within the sales department.
    * Knowledge in modern Sales, Marketing & Public relations operations.
    * Networking ability and to be able to quickly grasp complex issues.
    * Very conversant with the UN market operations and International agencies, Embassies and other foreign missions.
    * Candidates with International business experience will have an added advantage.

A Competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applications accompanied by a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials from applicants who meet the above qualifications and are up to the challenge should be sent to the address below to reach them by January 8, 2011.

Human Resources & Admin. Manager
P.O. Box 45038-00100

or email

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