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Area Sales Manager

posted May 14, 2019

Residence Inn Louisville Downtown
Louisville, KY
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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 Interstate.

As Sales Manager, you will

  • Understand the competitive landscape and do what it takes to secure business that meets or exceeds revenue expectations and profit goals.
  • Solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat clients using multiple channels, such as social media, outside calls, and telemarketing.
  • Capture the client’s vision and effectively convey the specifications to appropriate departments, rapidly responding to inquiries, concerns, and issues, ensuring an exceptional client experience and seeding future sales.
  • Connect with people in a meaningful way, continually innovating to expand the reach with key corporate, business, and travel industry accounts, tapping into community organizations and the media to elevate the hotel’s market share awareness and driving further business.

Fundamentals

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.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

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About This Employer

Residence Inn Louisville Downtown

333 East Market Street
Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 589-8998

140 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Located in the heart of the city, we are within walking distance of popular destinations including KFC Yum! Center, 4th Street Live and Louisville Slugger Field, as well as Kentucky International Convention Center and a variety of local restaurants. Throughout a stay, guests can take advantage of on-site amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi and a free, hot breakfast buffet featuring a wide selection of morning favorites. During downtime, we invite our guests to work up a sweat in our 24-hour fitness center or take a refreshing dip in our indoor pool. After a long day, we offer pet-friendly suites where guests can make themselves comfortable with their very own fully equipped kitchen, ergonomic workspace and plush bedding. Anyone can reserve one of our three flexible meeting spaces featuring high-tech AV equipment and dedicated event planners.