posted March 1, 2019Holiday Inn Colorado Springs Airport
Holiday Inn Colorado Springs, Colorado, proudly managed by National Hospitality Services, is conveniently located with easy access to I-25 and the Colorado Springs Airport. Nearby attractions include the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Manitou Springs, Garden of the Gods, and Pikes Peak Cog Railroad ensures family fun, and venues like the World Arena provide quality entertainment. Our hotel offers a free shuttle to and from the Colorado Springs Airport which makes travel a breeze for business guests.
The Sales Assistant is responsible for creating an exceptional first impression for everyone entering the Sales Department while providing administrative assistance to the Sales Department and the Director of Sales.
Duties and Responsibilities
General office duties including answer incoming telephone calls, sorting and collecting mail, sending faxes, emails, etc.
Provide administrative support to the Sales Department
Greet and assist those entering the Sales office
Create and print door slips and update reader board daily
Attend monthly Safety Committee Meeting as a representative of the Sales Department
Gather contact information and inquiry/lead information and forward to the appropriate Sales Manager for follow-up
Assist with tentatively holding rooms and/or event space for bookings in Delphi when Director of Sales and sales staff are unavailable
Assist guests and in-house groups with special requests
Plaza Club/Ramada Rewards, Meeting Planner Incentive Programs – track points, newsletter, luncheons, certificates, new memberships, assist with constant contact e-marketing campaigns, rewards point redemption, etc
Collaborate with front desk regarding reports for the sales office
Order office supplies and maintain PAR levels for all supplies, sales inventory and marketing collateral materials
Maintain sales office checkbook
Complete monthly P&L statement from sales office
Print 10 day event posting and distribute to other staff members
Keep and distribute minutes from weekly Sales Department meeting
Maintain reports as assigned by Director of Sales
Assist with email and e-marketing campaigns
Compile and input information to assist Director of Sales and Sales Managers with year- end budget recap
Research and gather information on local competitors and other regional/national hotel markets
Assist Sales Department in development of flyers, sales collateral, promotions, etc.
Assist with preparations for bridal couples, weddings and special events
Other duties as assigned by Director of Sales
Required Skills and Experience
Highly energetic and motivated individual
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with strong customer/client focus essential
Self-Starter with ability to work independently and as a team
Strong problem-solving skills
Excellent written communication skills
Organized and efficient
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment
Ability to shift and manage multiple priorities
Results driven focus and ability to work through to completion in a timely manner
Adaptable to change
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, and Delphi a plus
The Holiday Inn Colorado Springs Airport location is ideal for our guests who are wishing to explore all that the Pikes Peak area has to offer. To the west of us, is snowcapped Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, providing a stunning backdrop and is open year round for visitors. Guests may want to explore our many natural attractions such as the Royal Gorge, Garden of the Gods or Cave of the Winds. Nearby, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ensures family fun and venues like the Broadmoor World Arena provide quality entertainment.
We are just minutes from Manitou Springs and Old Colorado City for those looking for a shopping experience.
We support our troops at our nearby bases: Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base, Schriever Air Force Base , U.S. Air Force Academy, and U.S. Northern Command.
Business guests appreciate being less than 2 miles from Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Siemens, Exelis, and General Dynamics.