Posting ID : A1068537030
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Food Beverage Hospitality
Contributes to sales operations of the hotel with the goal of maximizing rates and overall revenues for the property and its ownership. Specifically this person is responsible for soliciting and booking local/non-local group business from corporate accounts by developing contacts and relationships. They are innovative, gregarious and are most at home when interacting with people.
- Plan, manage and control the Group Sales operations to achieve customer satisfaction and meet/exceed sales, revenue and profit objectives. Position is responsible for short and long term planning and day-to-day operations of the group sales division.
- Solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat business through various efforts (outside sales calls, telemarketing, mailings, referrals, property tours, networking, etc.); maximize room revenue to meet/exceed goals.
- Implement company programs and assist the operations in a manner consistent with company's policies and procedures to meet/exceed budgeted room night, average rate and revenue goals while ensuring quality customer service.
- Develop and continually enhance relationships with key corporate, business and travel industry accounts, community organizations and professional associations to maintain high visibility and increase our market share.
High school or GED required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
1 to 3 years of experience in the hospitality industry, with at least 1 year in the field of Sales and Catering preferred
Previous sales experience with the market or a like type market.
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work sometimes long, non-standard hours, including evening, weekends and holiday -- with occasional travel.
Pls respond with previous job experience, salary history and resume