Hotel Sales Manager

Employer
Gecko Hospitality
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 16, 2017
Role
Facilities
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

We are currently seeking a Hotel Sales Manager for a full service property in the greater Chicago area!

Hotel Sales Manager Job Description:

Sales Managers assists with generating revenue and room nights, establish exceptional guest satisfaction, oversee accounts, and solicit past and new business to meet revenue goals. Have extensive knowledge on the operations of the hotel, including F&B, guest services, reservations, etc. Participate in active sales solicitation, adhere sales policies and selling techniques with emphasis on maximizing occupancy and average daily rate (ADR); network through active participation in community and professional associations, activities and events. Business Travel Sales Managers are focused on total transient, crew room nights, and revenue for the hotel. This is accomplished by overseeing assigned accounts, cultivating new and current relationships, and soliciting new accounts to exceed all revenue goals set on a monthly and yearly basis.

Hotel Sales Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 2-4 year's sales experience, hotel experience strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of negotiation and interpretation of contracts.
  • Present a professional and confident appearance.
  • Proactive sales approach, assertive and fast paced, driven to succeed.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with public and other Team Members.
  • Understanding/knowledge of computers and Microsoft office.
  • Understanding of market segment, competitor's strengths, weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand.
Company Description Our national network consists of 37 regional offices that are driven to meet the needs of the hospitality industry. In addition, Gecko Hospitality offers the largest selection of hospitality jobs, restaurant jobs, hotel jobs, resort jobs and club management jobs online. Our specialized, hospitality-focused team covers all 50 states and Canada with over 80 Franchise Partners and recruiters. Gecko Hospitality was founded on providing the finest restaurant jobs nationwide to the highest performing candidates. More importantly, our Franchise Partners and recruiters began their careers in hospitality and there is no finer training ground for recruiting than real life experience.