International Sales Manager (Hospitality A-STAY)

  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Full-time

Company Description

A-STAY  is a dynamic start-up company based in Mechelen, specialized in real estate and 'smart buildings'. A-STAY will develop 7,000 smart rooms in 35 cities around the world over the next five years. The first 192 smart-rooms will open in Antwerp (Belgium) in Q4 of 2019 followed Chisinau in Moldova and Diegem in Brussels, Belgium. A-STAY provides an innovative residence solution for expats, millennials, business travelers and tourists to stay from one night to one year.

Job Description

We are seeking a highly enthusiastic and self-motivated International Sales Manager to join our team! The candidate will be responsible for generating, prospecting and outreaching to prospective clients as well as pitching, touring and closing those prospects in market. You will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

The primary function of the Sales Manager is to increase the revenue and sales through direct sales, marketing, and B2B sales.This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience in sales in the Belgian market, interested in client relationship and business development in the hotel sector.

Main responsibilities:

  • Research, identify and establish new business sales contacts, develop relationships and revenue opportunities from B2B key clients.

  • Actively prospect the market, responsible for mapping and identifying potential business partners. Manage action plans and deliver on commitments to drive value for our business partners.

  • Achieve monthly KPI’s; Occupancy, Rate, RevPar, ROI, from advertising and promotions.

  • Responsible for business generation, drive total profitable revenue growth and market share and manage existing and new client relationships for the hotels in the Belgian market and international. 

  • Develop and implement sales action plans, prepare a strategic sales plan for each account which contributes to the overall sales strategy.

  • Negotiate contracts with key clients and ensure regular communication with clients to deliver key messages and support the hotels as/when required.

  • Responsible for the whole sales cycle: market prospection, first approach, online demos and meetings, company presentation and contract closing.

  • You will work in Antwerp and Bruxelles. 

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum 5 years of sales, marketing and service experience in the hospitality/accommodation industry.
  • Proven track record driving sales B2B in the hospitality environment.

  • Fluent in English, Dutch and French and good knowledge of German.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated and effective time management skills.

  • Demonstrated innovative ability to meet sales targets and grow business; results oriented.

  • Excellent communication skills (including group presentations), relationship skills and negotiation skills.

  • Proficient knowledge in use of PowerPoint, Excel, Word and access database tools

 

Additional Information

A career at A-STAY is a lot more than just a job, it's about being part of our changing, innovative world, experiencing at first hand the challenging topics we have to face in the coming years. Being a part of the BESIX group is taking part in a very dynamic and entrepreneurial company with ambitious & innovative development plans. We are looking for different kinds of personalities, mindsets, backgrounds, genders, to build the iconic projects of tomorrow. With our purpose of Excel in creating sustainable solution for a better world, we are driving our company forward.

Are you ready to make an impact?

Working at A-STAY means getting a lot of interesting benefits: 

  • An attractive remuneration package including a salary in line with the market, flexible mobility advantages, health & group insurance, meal vouchers, ….
  • A career enhancement programs that serve not only to ensure that you are constantly learning and improving but also that give you the possibility to expand your career horizon
  • A dynamic working environment with innovative colleagues supporting your endeavors (ideas, projects, goals, ambitions)
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