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Sales Coordinator

posted September 3, 2019

Comfort Suites South Austin
Austin, TX
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About This Job

Job overview

As a Sales Corodinator, you will fill a pivotal role in supporting your hotel’s financial goals through supporting and learning the daily operations of the Sales and Marketing department. As a member of the team, you will assist in selling guestrooms, catering services and banquet facilities as directed by the Director of Sales or the General Manager.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and have FUN in a team environment.
  • Have two or more years of experience working in a hotel, clerical or sales and have knowledge of the local area. * Special consideration will be given to those who exhibit a  proven track record of exemplary sales performance in other business fields with strong leadership abilities, excellent oral and written communication skills, and guest and employee centric management practices.*
  • Meets with clients in the absence of the Director of Sales/General Manager to effectively and professionally convey necessary fundamentals and details of the sale to the client.
  • Utilizes efficient sales strategy for the maximization of hotel revenue.
  • Ensures all documents produced by the Sales Department (i.e. BEO’s, contracts, rooming lists, proposals) are completed accurately and on time. Tracks Locally Negotiated Rates. Maintains a filing system and files sales records, correspondence and other miscellaneous items.
  • Coordinates necessary arrangements with vendors relating to sales. Establishes strong relationships with vendors to ensure maximization of hotel revenue.
  • Conducts tours of the hotel and banquet facilities; entertains qualified potential clients in accordance with company and property policies and procedures.
  • Sends information to guests that inquire about the property. Works with clients to book Pool Parties and other small functions. Sends group room contracts to clients in a timely manner, and follows up to ensure that they are returned to the hotel on-time. Follows up with past client events by sending out surveys. Compiles Guest Surveys and distributes them to Department Heads.
  • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.

Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

Benefits for Full Time Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401K retirement plan
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
  • Employee Assistance Program

*Specific plans for specific positions

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About This Employer

Comfort Suites South Austin

5001 South IH 35
Austin, TX 78744

(512) 953-8392

80 Room All Suite

www.choicehotels.com

Our Hotel

It doesn't matter if travelers are here for business or pleasure, we have got them covered at the Comfort Suites® – South Austin hotel near St. Edwards University.

Amenities include:

  • Free WiFi
  • Free hot breakfast
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Business center

Guest rooms feature:

  • Microwave and refrigerator
  • Sofa sleeper
  • Coffee maker
  • Work desk
  • Flat-panel TV

When guests book our spacious suite hotel near St. Edwards University they will have easy access to many of the area’s best attractions, including:

  • Barton Creek Square Mall
  • Zilker Park
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Texas State Capital
  • Mount Bonnell

We’re also easy to find, being located off Interstate 35.

About Aimbridge Hospitality

At Aimbridge Hospitality, bigger really is better!  Now is a great time to join Aimbridge, the largest hotel management company in North America.  Currently with approximately 30,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 800 hotels and resorts, we are continuing to grow and expand!  Scale means opportunity, and here’s what that looks like at Aimbridge:

  • Culture – At Aimbridge we have high expectations for results and performance. That’s why we value passionate and service minded people who love to be challenged and who desire opportunities to directly contribute to the overall success of the Company.
  • Careers – We invest in training, technology, and talent. Through a collaborative and supportive approach, Aimbridge can take you where you want to go!  When you join Aimbridge, your professional network will instantly expand.  You’ll become part of industry history as Aimbridge Hospitality secures its place as not only the largest third-party manager of hotels and resorts, but also the best!
  • Community – Being good corporate citizens is something we take seriously at Aimbridge. Impact and connection is what it’s all about!  We engage internally and externally in a variety of ways to make a positive difference for each other, and within our local communities.