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Sales Assistant Part-Time

posted March 1, 2019

Holiday Inn Colorado Springs Airport
Colorado Springs, CO
596475 l

About This Job

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.

Job Overview

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

Compensation: 12


About This Employer

Holiday Inn Colorado Springs Airport

1855 Aeroplaza Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80916

(719) 380-8516

115 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

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.