Sales Executive

Company Description Peermont prides itself on offering our guests exceptional customer service and value for money. We always strive to employ and develop individuals that share our values of Respect and Humility, Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Innovation and Agility.As part of this we endeavour to provide opportunities to our employees to develop their careers within the Peermont Group and are therefore proud to offer another career development opportunity for the position mentioned below.Job DescriptionTo achieve Peermonts objectives and Revenue Targets within the hotel market segment commitments and conferencing/events business for all Peermont Hotels and conference centres in the designated portfolio through sourcing, securing and servicing business, new business prospects, as well as from past and current clients.Source Transient business commitments and conferencing/events business for all Peermont Hotels and conference centres in the designated portfolio.Responsible for managing specific Key Accounts.Source new business through Telesales / Cold Calling within the allocated market segments;Service Clients at regular intervals to keep top of mind awareness for designated Peermont segments;Build a strong network within the industry including room contracts, exhibition, conference and event markets;Conduct regular site inspections for existing and new clients;Negotiate rates and availability in conjunction with the Group Sales Manager where necessary;Achieve monthly and combined quarterly targets for the designated portfolio;Attend to, follow up on and reply to all enquiries, offers, quotes and confirmations timeously;Process Vendor Registration forms, Credit Applications, Negotiated Rate Agreements;Conduct regular and updated product knowledge presentations to all stake holders for the Peermont properties to Clients;Assist with the collection of Advanced Deposits and Signed Contracts;Record and update all contact details, appointments and calls on Sales Database ( and submit weekly and monthly Sales Reports accordingly;Develop and execute a sales plan and associated projects within the required timeframe as allocated by the Group Sales Manager.Host and Attend client events and familiarisation trips.Exhibit at client workshops and tradeshows.Position is Cape Town basedQualificationsMatric / Grade 12;Relevant Sales Qualification required;3 Years related Sales experience required, preferably in the Hospitality, travel, airline or car rental sector.Additional InformationExisting strong database and relationships with decision makers in the relevant market;Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.Strong organizational skills.Computer literacy essential;Own transport and a valid drivers licence required.
Cape Town, WC, ZA