Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon

Sales Executive – (in English)

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Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort

Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort Beirut is the only 5-star luxury beach resort in Lebanon with its own private beach. Facilities include 153 of the newest and largest rooms and suites with gorgeous views, a labyrinth of pools with a sit in pool bar, water sports facilities, exquisite gardens, a cigar and single malt whiskey lounge, the largest outdoor glamorous venues in Beirut to host the city’s most prestigious events and the only hotel resort with day use beach bungalows with Jacuzzi and direct pool access & personal butler service in Beirut.

F&B Sales Executive

The F&B Sales Executive is responsible to implement all sales activities and maximize business opportunities under the general guidance of the Director of Culinary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Solicit existing and potential customers and follow up established accounts on regular basis by phone, by correspondence or by personal contact.
  • Set up appointments and make personal sales calls, telemarketing and site inspections to all existing and potential accounts.
  • Follow up on lost business and bring information about them to the knowledge of the department superior.
  • Negotiate with all customers and send out offers/contracts regarding individual and group business.
  • Follow the sales and marketing results and propose corrective actions if needed.
  • Explore industry related data, new developments in certain agencies’ structures, new assignments, industrial complexes, new business centers, new projects which all could be interest and benefit of the hotel and to distribute this information to their colleagues.
  • Entertain decision makers of the Clients in the F & B outlets of the hotel and to take part in promotional activities with them.
  • Bring ideas and participate in the preparations of the promotional theme events, other promotional activities and invitation lists.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Planning/organisation
  • Adaptability
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Negotiation skills
  • Selling skills
  • Knowledge of food production and service procedures

About Kempinski

Hoteliers since 1897, we have travelled the world in search of the most fascinating destinations without ever forgetting the finest traditions of our European heritage.

We are dedicated to please and educated to entertain. We never compromise on the European elegance of service and this, blended with our cultural empathy, allows us to deliver incredible experiences in truly original destinations. We pride ourselves on delivering a beautiful performance for each and every one of our guests. And for our employees, we provide a stage on which they can flourish and realise their full potential.