Business Development Manager at Aloha Hotel & Resort


Aloha Hotel & Resort is the best-kept secret in lodging in African tourism. This new, charming hotel and resort in Osogbo, Nigeria is more than a place to lodge after a day of sightseeing and exploring the countryside. Our guests can relax on a lounge chaise by the pool, go for a swim, or go pedal boarding on the lake. There’s even lovely 18-hole course for golfing enthusiasts!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location:
Osun

Job Summary
  • A Manager of Business Development will lead efforts to increase sales, revenue, reservations, and group and event marketing through the development of new and the expansion of existing business.
What will I be Doing?
  • As Manager of Business Development, you will lead efforts to increase sales, revenue, reservations, and group and event marketing through the development of new and the expansion of existing business.
  • The Manager of Business Development will train, coach, and continuously develop the Business Development Team.
Specifically, a Manager of Business Development will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:
  • Evaluate accurately hotel market mix and revenue forecasts
  • Review and analyse, in a proactive manner, rate and inventory management and strategy effectiveness
  • Lead effective efforts to coordinate strategies for group sales and to optimise conversion
  • Provide guidance for local marketing initiatives
  • Communicate Revenue Management Standards and best practices
  • Develops short, medium and long-term strategies for hotels through the Commercial Focus matrix and provide consultative support to other commercial support functions
  • Make recommendations to take full advantage of revenue opportunities
  • Train team members to understand key selling strategies and revenue management, including new tools, Key Performance Indicator (KPIs) tracking
  • Coach and develop the hotel-based Business Development Team, through objectives setting, personal development and succession plans
  • Prepare, analyse and write reports to outline business progress and opportunities
  • Assist with the account diagnostics process and validate conclusions for negotiated business and on-line sales strategies
  • Evaluate market demand by utilising available reports — both internal and external, including market share, market conditions, competitive pricing
  • Generate periodic updates on transient booking patterns
  • Maintain effective working relationships with all key suppliers
  • Recruiting, manage, train and develop the Business Development team.
Application Closing Date
20th April, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward a Cover Page and their Resume to: chailla@alohaosun.com

  

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