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Sales Manager

posted March 22, 2018

Best Western Plus Carriage Inn
Sherman Oaks, CA
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An excellent sales and marketing opportunity in a busy market. Join our team today!
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About This Job

Interacting with people, making connections, figuring out what it takes and stepping it up to win the day; it’s what you do, and you love it.  You’ll have the opportunity to do this and more as Sales Manager for the Best Western Plus Carriage House Inn!

What you will be doing

  • Directs the solicitation efforts of the sales staff through effective oral and written communications while overseeing rate, date and space commitments for group room sales within the hotel. Oversees room blocks with Front Office Manager.
  • Coordinates ongoing research of the travel industry to detect market trends and related information of new marketing trends and related information for development of new marketing strategies.
  • Initiates preparation of computerized annual marketing and media plans for short and long range goals and executes plans as outlined, critically examining and adjusting as deemed by current market conditions.
  • Develops and conducts persuasive verbal sales presentations to prospective clients.
  • Organizes, conducts and/or attends scheduled sales and related meetings to obtain and disseminate information. Informs necessary departments of VIP of client special requests.
  • Conducts site inspections. Maximizes revenue by selling all facets of the hotel, both orally and in written form to previous, current and potential clients.
  • Handles account details so that all pertinent aspects of solicitation and closing are completed and documented.
  • Travels locally to conduct outside calls, promote the hotel and review competition reader boards to develop leads.

The ideal candidate for this position

A four-year college degree or equivalent education or experience is required, with one to two years’ employment in a related position. Must possess effective verbal and written English communications skills. Advanced knowledge of sales and hospitality principles and practices is expected. This position also requires an ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Benefits for Full Time Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
  • Employee Assistance Program
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About This Employer

Best Western Plus Carriage Inn

5525 Sepulveda Blvd

Sherman Oaks, CA 91411

Telephone (818) 787-2300

Reservations (877) 787-2300

178 Room Hotel

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Welcome to the Best Western Plus Carriage Inn Hotel in Sherman Oaks, CA

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More than anywhere else in the country, the Los Angeles area is all about location, and we put you in the heart of it all. Stay at our Sherman Oaks, CA hotel and enjoy easy arrivals and departures with our reasonably priced 24-hour shuttle service to and from Bob Hope Burbank Airport (eight miles from the hotel) and Los Angeles International Airport (27 miles). Once here, you’ll be just minutes from Century City, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and Santa Monica. Our location is also convenient for families visiting Universal Studios® and Six Flags® Magic Mountain. Not only are we close to many popular tourist attractions, we also offer discounted tickets.