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Sales Manager - SMERF (OEM)

posted September 30, 2019

Hampton Inn & Homewood Suites by Hilton Silver Spring
Silver Spring, MD
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About This Job

Job overview

As a Sales Manager, you will fill a vital role in supporting your hotel’s financial goals through selling guestrooms, catering services and banquet facilities through direct client contact to maximize total rooms revenues. This position reports to 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 in Hotel Sales, specifically the SMERF (Social, Military, Education, Religious, Fraternal) market segment 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.)
  • Forecasts and accurately records for all bookings and cancelations at each hotel.
  • Ensures that predetermined sales expectations are met or exceeded at each hotel.
  • Establishes client base for specific markets to include organizations, associations, social groups, transient and corporate businesses through direct outside (majority) and inside sales, in order to secure business for the hotels.
  • Negotiates guest room rates, meeting room rental, function space, and hotel services within approved booking guidelines for each hotel. Confirms agreements in writing and forwards document to client and affected hotel departments.
  • Conducts tours of the hotel and banquet facilities; entertains qualified potential clients in accordance with company and property policies and procedures.
  • 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

Hampton Inn & Homewood Suites by Hilton Silver Spring

8728 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910

(301) 588-5887

239 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

Hampton Inn Silver Spring is conveniently located near Interstate 495/Capital Beltway and within 45 minutes of all three area airports.

The headquarters of organizations such as Discovery Communications, United Therapeutics, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are in walking distance. Visit the AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center, which offers movie buffs a look at the art and mystery of movie-making, or enjoy a premier performance at Live Nation’s new Fillmore Silver Spring, less than one block away.

Guests of our Hampton Inn hotel in Silver Spring, MD unwind in our heated indoor pool and whirlpool and keep up routines in our fitness center. Connect with home and the office using free WiFi in each guest room.

Wake up to Hampton's free hot breakfast or simply grab one of our free Hampton On the Run® Breakfast Bags, available Monday to Friday, for a quick, healthy meal to go. This hotel has a Suite Shop on the lobby level for beverages and snacks. For business or leisure, our hotel is a comfortable home away from home.

Homewood Suites

The Homewood Suites by Hilton® Silver Spring hotel provides suites with fully equipped kitchens and free internet access. Guests can enjoy complimentary breakfast, a range of dining options, a fitness room, heated indoor pool and whirlpool. Whether you're staying for a few days, weeks or months, our hotel will make you feel at home.

Located in pedestrian-friendly downtown Silver Spring, our hotel is only three blocks to the Silver Spring Metro station and just steps from restaurants, shops, theaters and nightlife venues. We are also close to the Washington DC metro region's Filmore Club/Live Nation, National Mall and Smithsonian Institution Museums.

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