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Sales Executive at Elewana Collection of Lodges, Camps & HotelsKey Responsibilities:
Experience & Education:
Elewana Collection of Lodges, Camps & Hotels
The Elewana Collection of 16 boutique lodges, camps and hotels is known for its unique accommodations in iconic locations across Kenya and Tanzania.
At Elewana Afrika (T) Limited, we:
Deliver an unforgettable experience for each of our guests and do so at every opportunity.o Respect the Elewana Brand Values and demonstrate these in our daily working life.
work as One Team and support each other in everything we do.
take pride in ourselves and in the brand that we represent.
Treat guests and colleagues with dignity and respect, as everyone is important.
never say ‘no’ to our guests.
Applications are now being accepted for the following vacancy at Elewana Afrika (T) Ltd:
Position title: Sales Executive
Reporting to: General Manager and/or Business Development Manager
Duty station: Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge, Tanzania
Position Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced person who can assist in making sure that all guests consistently receive the best service, with sound knowledge of the highest level of Sales & Marketing in a luxury environment, overall knowledge in the day-to-day management of the business, Sound knowledge of Sales and Marketing, knowledge of company products and services, knowledge of customer care and customer service, knowledge of social media marketing and presence, sound knowledge of promotional sales.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Takes responsibility for achieving the on-property budgeted sales targets
Takes care of all guests when staying or visiting our outlets
Assists with the marketing and promotion of ACL
Attends major functions and events at ACL
Ensures accurate and timely reporting on areas of responsibility
Meets project and task deadlines set by the General Manager
Drives sales for voucher lunches, retail, activities, events and promotions and all outlets at ACL
Identifies new business opportunities
Finds prospective clients
Promotes and sells products and services to all clients visiting ACL
Maintains relationships with the supply chain both formal and informal
Identifies product improvements from feedback by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
Utilizes the daily sales reports to manage targets and budget achievement
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; and participating in professional societies.
Assist in the daily management of the retail outlet at ACL.
Assists in the daily management of the retail outlets at other Elewana properties.
Ensures that the displays are well organized and attractive.
Ensure that all outlets in Tanzania are well stocked.
Order stock in time to ensure no shortages.
Identify fast moving and high-profit items.
Visit other Elewana outlets in Tanzania as required.
Assist with stock takes and reporting
Assist with the creation of the annual Sales & Marketing strategy plan.
Carry out strategic marketing activities
Review monthly marketing data and make suggestions/carry out tasks
Build and develop relationships with new and existing clients (office visits, on-site interactions, regular emails)
Establish, develop and maintain relationships with our sister brands Cheli & Peacock Safaris,
Sky Safaris, Shanga, Sopa Lodges and key heads of departments. i.e Reservations, Front Office, Food and Beverage, Kitchen and Housekeeping.
Review company branding and Public relations.
Carry out client research
Design, update and distribute marketing materials including adverts, flyers, and posters, etc.
Plan and produce marketing materials and collateral
Plan and oversee Marketing Materials printing.
Plan and oversee catalogue updates.
Work alongside Sales Manager and internal and external marketing partners
Oversee events and product promotions.
Research the viability of local and international trade and community fairs
Do anything else within the broad area of Customer Service, Sales & Marketing as required.
Carry out any other tasks as directed by a Manager
Experience & Education:
Minimum qualification Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or a related field.
At least 5 years of experience in the sales and marketing position with a track record of training and managing teams.
Proven experience as a sales Executive or relevant role
Thorough understanding of marketing and negotiating techniques.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire others.
A passion for delivering exceptional customer service and a commitment to maintaining high standards.
Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
Experience in achieving financial targets and increasing revenue.
Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously..
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and public holidays.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Elewana Afrika provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regards to race, colour, religion, gender, tribe, age, disability, political affiliation, national origin, or marital status.
We offer attractive remuneration, benefits and career progression appropriate to your skills, qualifications and experience.
MODE OF APPLICATION
Click “APPLY FOR JOB” button above to apply for this job.
Please submit your application by quoting the Sales Executive in the email header no later than 31st May, 2023 with a detailed CV & covering letter, demonstrating how your skills and experience make you the ideal candidate for this position.