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Director Of Hotel Sales

Company: Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Location: Ludington
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe're searching for a director of sales who is motivated to help our busy hotel meet its sales targets. You will work with the General Manager and Assistant Manager to develop our sales strategy and revenue objectives, and ensure that we create new and recurring business across various hotel sectors. Our ideal applicant is a sales professional with some prior experience, a leader, a problem-solver, and a team player. Apply now if you want to advance your sales career in the hospitality industry!We are now offering a sign-on bonus for anyone hired between now and August 19, 2022. You will receive $200 after your first 30 days and $400 after your first 90 days.

Compensation:$17 - $17.25 hourlyResponsibilities:

  • Deliver previous and upcoming week's sales activity reports, as well as monthly sales expense reports, and meet with department managers to keep them up to date on all hotel sales-related expenses
  • Design a strategy to meet hotel financial goals, create marketing deliverables, and develop an annual sales forecast by analyzing market data
  • Implement a strategic plan that aligns with revenue management and hotel objectives to assist the sales staff in meeting and exceeding room booking goals
  • Solicit new guests with targeted outbound sales initiatives, such as personal calls to your network and phone solicitations to local professionals, travel agencies, and other groups that will generate new revenue
  • Formulate sales strategies that sustain high levels of occupancy and profitability in collaboration with department managers and their goalsQualifications:
    • We prefer someone with prior hospitality experience but is not required
    • Must be able to use basic computer software including Microsoft Office
    • Excellent leadership skills, analytical skills, and communication skills
    • Displays a proven track record of sales success by lead-generation and closing
      • Must be able to work occasional weekends and evenings to welcome bus tour groups to the hotel
      • This is a part-time position. About 3-4 days per week averaging 16-20 hoursAbout CompanyOur goal is to deliver exceptional guest experiences. We do this by making sure we have the right people in the right role. We make sure our team members are engaged, well trained, and appreciated for their work. Our team is what allows us to offer "Great Hotels Guests Love."

Keywords: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Grand Rapids , Director Of Hotel Sales, Sales , Ludington, Michigan

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