Sales Manager, TownePlace Suites by Marriott

  • InterMountain Management
  • Lake Charles, LA, USA
  • Oct 23, 2020

Job Description

Hotel experience is required, preferably hotel sales experience. The ideal candidate must possess general knowledge of hotel operations, a positive attitude, strong prospecting skills, strong networking skills, and the ability to work without supervision. Effective written and verbal skills are a necessity in order to effectively communicate with the hotel team, customers and InterMountain corporate. The Sales Manager is a representative of the hotel and must reflect a professional image at all times. The ability to multitask, work well with others, follow through on details, communicate effectively and respond in a timely manner are all required for the position of Sales Manager ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Establish client base of organizations, associations, social groups, and corporate businesses through direct outside and inside sales. Responsible for meeting and exceeding sales goals as established by Area/Regional Director of Sales & Marketing and/or General Manager. Initiate and follow up on leads. Offer creative thinking with social media and room night packages to grow customer loyalty and customer experiences. Achieve and grow yearly top-line revenues. Achieve and grow local account and global account partnerships. Seek out new business. Shift market share business from comp set hotels. Create accurate contracts. Communicate needs directly to hotel operations team to ensure guest satisfaction. Develop market mix of business and recognize top producers. Grow and develop group business. Maintain accurate records. Conduct a professional, thorough site inspection of the hotel with clients, exhibiting key features and benefits of the property. Follow company policies and procedures. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job functions.Required knowledge, skills and abilities include, but are not limited to:Hotel experience/prefer hotel sales experience.Proactive personality and work style. Self-starter and strong team member. Leadership skills. Experience selling major franchise brand of hotels, i.e., Hilton, Marriott, IHG, Hyatt a plus. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organization skills. Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word and other computer programs. SELECTION GUIDELINES: Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview; reference and other background checks, and job related tests may be required. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and associate and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. Complete our online Employment Application for position listed here.