posted September 18, 2019Embassy Suites Akron-Canton Airport
We are seeking a Catering Sales Manager for the Embassy Suites Akron/Canton Airport hotel. This beautiful 150 suite room hotel has state-of-the-art meeting space and a full service restaurant.
Our Mission at Commonwealth Hotel Collection is accomplished by providing quality Products and Services to our guests through Attention to Detail, Integrity, Pride and Intensity in all we do. This allows us to develop a special relationship with our guests, associates and owners, carving out our niche in the marketplace. These actions across the board result in superior sales and financial performance.
As a key member of the hotel's sales team, the Catering Sales Manager will need to be a driven, vibrant and creative professional with a "Whatever It Takes" attitude that is committed to ensuring that each group experience at the Hilton is a masterpiece andmemorable success. The successful applicant will be tasked with elevating the experiences of our group business and executing programs from start to finish.
Communication and organizational skills are of the utmost importance.
Commonwealth Hotel Collection associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we would enjoy speaking with you.
The ideal candidate for this position
High Touch Sales Leader
High degree of professionalism
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Strong Multi-tasking skills
High level of communication skills (oral and written)
Strong presentation skills
Passion to succeed
Minimum of 2-3 years of progressive hotel Sales experience required
Hilton hotel experience is highly desirable
Proven record of independent, self-motivated work habits
Track record of consistency in meeting and exceeding sales goals
Ensuring customer satisfaction
Analyze statistics and develop/implement sales strategies to identify key areas, problems and success rates
Execute reporting in a timely and accurate manner
Research and develop markets
Foster current account relationships for repeat business
Ability to focus on the big picture as well as individual results
Ability to develop an understanding of concepts, practices and pre established guidelines and procedures
Maintain active and visible position in the local community and industry
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
Proven negotiation skills
Hands on approach
Anthem Health Insurance
Dental & Vision Insurance
Basic Term Life AD&D Insurance
Voluntary Life Insurance
Short and Long Term Disability
401 (k) Retirement Plan
Vacation and Personal Days
And Much Much More...
Submit cover letter with salary requirements.
Ideally located in a beautiful suburban area near the Airport, Embassy Suites Akron-Canton Airport offers the perfect base for business trips and corporate meetings, as well as leisure visits to this historic Midwestern area.
Our contemporary two-room suites offer enough space to stretch out and relax. Each suite boasts a comfortable living area with sofa bed and modern amenities such as a 42-inch LCD TV and WiFi. A coffee maker, fridge and microwave will also make you feel at home. Maintain your exercise regime in the well-equipped fitness center or swim lengths in the heated indoor pool.
If business is on the agenda, we offer over 6,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space for business meetings, weddings and special events with up to 500 guests.