Business Development Executives Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Business Development Executives

Hiring Organization: Corporate Staffing
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Hospitality
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/14/2024

Department: Sales & Marketing,
Reports To: General Manager,
Gross Salary: 80-100k plus commission

Our client is a Premier Boutique Hotel with an unrivalled location in the heart of Nairobi’s upmarket. They are seeking to hire a dynamic and results-driven Business Development Executive to join our Sales & Marketing team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for identifying, developing, and managing strategic partnerships with corporates, embassies, NGOs, and travel operators to promote and ensure traffic to hotel. This role requires a proactive approach to generating new business opportunities, building relationships, and achieving sales targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic Partnership Development: Identify and develop strategic partnerships with corporates, embassies, NGOs, and travel operators to promote room bookings.
  • Sales and Revenue Generation: Achieve and exceed sales targets through proactive sales activities, including cold calling, networking, and relationship building.
  • Proposal Development and Presentation: Prepare and present compelling business proposals to potential partners, highlighting the benefits of partnering with our hotel.
  • Negotiation and Contract Management: Negotiate partnership terms and agreements to ensure mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Customer Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential partners to enhance customer loyalty and satisfaction
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: Collaborate effectively with the sales and marketing team to develop and implement strategic sales plans and initiatives.
  • Have an understanding of Online Travel Agencies (OTA’s) in order to manage all assigned OTA’s.

Requirement and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in sales & marketing in the hospitality industry
  • Experience in B2B sales is required
  • Proven track record in business development, sales, or account management in the hospitality industry
  • Strong networking and relationship building skills. Existing relationships in NGOs, Embassies, Corporates are preferred
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills ability to adhere to deadlines, multi-task and be able to prioritize
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with demonstrated creativity & innovation in business
  • Ability to learn quickly and manage workload in a demanding environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Outstanding communication skills with a strong attention to detail

NB: Candidates who can join immediately are encouraged to apply

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Business Development Executive-Hospitality) to before 20th May 2024