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Hotel Team Members Required – Cape Town based hotels.

The BON Hotel Group is rapidly expanding within Africa and are wanting to develop young individuals to learn how we administrate, manage and market our hotels in South Africa.

See available vacancies;

Reservationist

The Reservationist will be responsible for:

  • Responds to communications from guests and travel agents concerning reservations arriving by mail, telephone or through a central reservation system.
  • Complete the forecast report and focus daily on concluding all enquiries converting to definite status.
  • Preparing the list of expected arrivals for the front office, assisting in preregistration activities when appropriate, and processing advance reservation deposits.
  • Fully familiarised with all hotel and company policies, as well as hotel programmes offered such as Loyalty programmes, audit and service measurement programmes and merit awards.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working in reservations or reception
  • Customer-service experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Computer Literacy is essential (Room Raccoon, Word and Excel).

To apply, send your CV and cover letter explaining why you’re the best candidate to hr@bonhotels.com.

Closing date for applications is 23 September 2022.

Should you not hear from us, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Sales Executive - Cape Town based.

The BON Hotels Group Sales Executive is primarily responsible for meeting and exceeding Corporate, STO ,TMC and PCO revenue targets and maximising sales revenues across the BON group of hotels.

What are the required outcomes of the BON Group Sales Executive?

  • Identify, acquire and maintain new business for corporate, travel management companies and professional conference organizer clients.
  • Coach on-property teams in converting customer enquiries into confirmed sales.
  • Interact frequently with intermediaries, agents and representatives to ascertain and then cater specifically to their requirements.
  • To meet and exceed all set targets and budgets for domestic and international markets.

What are the key tasks of the BON Group Sales Executive?

  • Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
  • Maximize sales budget revenue, meet and exceed the targets and monthly budgets set.
  • Maximize and grow market share by ± 10% per annum on market segments across the group.
  • Achieve monthly sales targets as set by the Sales Director.
  • Represent hotel at client workshops and trade shows.
  • Co-ordinate and host hotel site inspections and educationals.
  • Compilation and execution of the BON Sales Blueprint for each participating BON Hotel.
  • Drafting and managing corporate agreements, partnership deals and incentive deals.
  • Contracting and managing of accounts and completions of Request For Proposals.
  • Be fully knowledgeable with procedures, rate strategy and dynamic pricing.
  • Responsible for the implementation of ad hoc marketing strategies when required.

What are we looking for?

To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the following attitude, behaviours, skills and values:

  • A proven and documented track record and clientele base of corporate, TMC’s and PCO’s
  • Strong analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challenges
  • Excellent selling capability and an ability to coach selling techniques to the team
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Accountable and resilient.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations.
  • Knowledge of the hotel property management systems.
  • Previous experience in the same or similar role.
  • Hold a clean and valid driver’s licence.
  • Must be an SA citizen or hold a valid work permit.

To apply, send your cv and cover letter explaining why you should be considered for this amazing opportunity to hr@bonhotels.com.

Closing date for applications is 30 September 2022. Should you not hear from us, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Orientation Trainee Intake

The BON Hotels Group is rapidly expanding within Africa and are wanting to develop young managers to learn how we administrate, manage and market our hotels in South Africa.

We offer a diploma in Hospitality Management or Professional Cookery through one of South Africa’s top hotel schools; while you again experience at our hotels and lodges around the country. All we require from you is a 5-year commitment to earn while you learn and then achieve an internationally recognized qualification.    

Criteria for applicants is as follows:

  • Must be currently in Matric or be in possession of a matric certificate or equivalent thereof,
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 24 years,
  • Must be a South African Citizen,
  • Must have mathematics and preferably accountancy as a subject to Matric level.

To apply, send your CV and cover letter explaining why you should be considered for this amazing opportunity to hr@bonhotels.com.

Closing date for applications is 30 September 2022. Should you not hear from us, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Founded in 2013 by hotelier and businessman, Guy Stehlik and his management team with a collective 127 years in hospitality, BON Hotels is an African hotel company with head offices in Cape Town, South Africa and Lagos, Nigeria that manages, markets, administrates and owns hotels, lodges and resorts throughout Southern Africa, as well as West and East Africa –a fast-growing, exciting and leading African hotel group.

Driven by the ethos of “Good people. Good thinking. Good feeling”, BON Hotels believes in creating loyalty among their guests, suppliers, hotel owners and stakeholders, by bringing a relevant and owner-focused approach to every aspect of hotel administration, management and marketing.

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