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Business Development Manager

Company Name: Shangri-La Dubai
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 2-5 years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai
The award-winning Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai offers luxurious accommodations, exceptional dining and gracious hospitality in the heart of one of the world’s most dynamic cities.
Located along Sheikh Zayed Road, the 42 storey hotel is 15 minutes from Dubai International Airport and 5 minutes from the Dubai Convention Centre, World Trade Centre, Dubai International Financial Centre and downtown Burj Khalifa Dubai.  It is within close proximity to shopping malls including the famous Dubai Mall as well as Dubai’s popular beaches.
The hotel’s 302 rooms, serviced apartments, residences and offices offer a combination of traditional luxury and modern functionality. Fantastic views and thoughtfully-selected furnishings create an experience of unparalleled style and comfort.
As a Business Development Manager, we rely on you to:
Assist Director of Sales / Director of Sales & Marketing to effectively communicate and implement sales strategy and objective with team members
Handle sales activities with local and international partners
Generate new business opportunities through various channels
Implement the sales activities and action plans outlined in the sales and marketing plan of the hotel
Takes responsibility for the team’s sales performance
Lead and motivate the sales team
Maintain sales and service standards of the team
We are looking for someone who:
Has a passion for Sales and Marketing
Is a strong team player
Has a can-do attitude
Enjoys crafting creative and best-fit solutions for business partners and customers
Thinks outside of the box whilst leading change in the hotel
Understands the global markets and local environment
Communicates and writes with fluency in English 
Supporting GCC and local sales, proficiency in Arabic is required
Has relevant experience in a similar capacity previously
Has strong interpersonal and communication skills
Able to engage in a friendly and professional manner with business partners and customers