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Area Sales Manager

posted July 11, 2019

Residence Inn Chicago Schaumburg/Woodfield Mall
Schaumburg, IL
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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 an Area Sales Manager for Interstate.

As an Area 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 your hotels' 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 Chicago Schaumburg/Woodfield Mall

1610 McConnor Parkway
Schaumburg, IL 60173

(847) 517-9200

125 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Designed for extended stays, our suites have 50% more space than the average hotel room and free perks make travel a breeze. Located 14 miles from O' Hare Airport off of I-290, our Schaumburg extended stay hotel is minutes away from the Schaumburg Convention Center and Woodfield Mall. Our renovated hotel features suites with Queen-size beds, separate living with pull out sofa bed, and fully equipped kitchenette to give guests all the comforts of home. When guests don’t feel like cooking, they can start their day with our free hot breakfast buffet (hot and cold items) and then join us Monday through Wednesday for the MIX where we’re serving up free apps and drinks. Business travelers appreciate our proximity to Catamaran, Motorola and Zurich, while keeping up with their lifestyle with our 24-hr gym and complimentary WiFi. Complimentary Shuttle is provided within a 5-mile radius.