International Sales Executive – Group of Luxury Hotels and Lodges – Cape Town

Kendrick Recruitment is seeking an International Sales Executive for a group of luxury hotels, reserves and lodges. Successful candidate will be based in Cape Town. Salary on offer for this position is between R40 000 – R45 000 per month.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Complete all required reports (daily, weekly, monthly).
  • Attend all required meetings.
  • Provide a weekly sales update to the Sales Director.
  • Attend scheduled client visits to promote and sell the properties as per the Sales Plan.
  • Complete daily targeted sales calls.
  • Ensure smooth flow of information through-out the properties and department.
  • Follow up on outstanding queries and escalate where necessary.
  • Ensure client contracts have been concluded and sent to the relevant clients.
  • Updating the Database and CRM system.
  • Ensure that the administration and records in the department are being kept in accordance with group standards.
  • Plan and manage all Familiarisation (FAM) trips and site inspections.
  • Identify opportunities for the acquisition of new clients.
  • Attend all relevant and agreed upon trade shows.
  • Attend all relevant and agreed upon international sales trips.
  • Retains and manage the necessary records, detailing progress with clients and adheres to the “Chase System”.
  • Develops and fosters good relationships with the key clients of the properties, be it corporate, retail, government, production or travel trade.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a sales position within the hospitality industry; preferably in the UK trade.
  • Computer literate: MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Opera (advantageous).
  • Sales diploma and/or equivalent.

Core Competencies:

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must have an eye for detail.
  • Must be able to plan, prioritise and work well under pressure, in a dynamic environment.
  • Must be a good team player and also have the ability and motivation to work under own instruction.
  • Excellent sales, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent public relations skills.
  • The ability to conclude contracts.
  • The ability to grow existing client base.
  • Strong training & development skills.
  • Customer service orientated.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions.
  • Industrial relation skills advantageous.
  • Presentable, well-spoken individual.

Should you meet all the minimum requirements stipulated above then send us your CV today!! Good Luck…


Salary: R45000

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