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Sales Manager - Corporate (OEM)

posted October 22, 2019

Embassy Suites by Hilton Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge, LA
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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 Corporate 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

Embassy Suites by Hilton Baton Rouge

4914 Constitution Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

(225) 924-6566

223 Room All Suite

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At A Glance

Travelers can discover South Louisiana from our centrally located hotel or stretch out in their two-room suite with a bedroom and separate living room. Located on I-10 at College Drive guests will be within a short drive to Louisiana State University, downtown Baton Rouge and the Louisiana State Capitol plus all of the area’s shopping and attractions.

Guests can dine on-site at Zydeco Bar and Grill, specializing in Cajun inspired cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner as well as room service. Anyone can plan an event in one of our meeting rooms or combine them for a grand event with a capacity for up to 500 people.

  • Centrally located on Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge
  • Less than 15 minutes to Louisiana State University or the Louisiana State Capitol 
  • 7,500 sq. ft. of total meeting space 
  • Digital Key technology for Hilton Honors members
  • In-house restaurant Zydeco open for lunch, dinner and room service daily

About Aimbridge Hospitality

At Aimbridge Hospitality, bigger really is better!  Now is a great time to join Aimbridge, the largest hotel management company in North America.  Currently with approximately 30,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 800 hotels and resorts, we are continuing to grow and expand!  Scale means opportunity, and here’s what that looks like at Aimbridge:

  • Culture – At Aimbridge we have high expectations for results and performance. That’s why we value passionate and service minded people who love to be challenged and who desire opportunities to directly contribute to the overall success of the Company.
  • Careers – We invest in training, technology, and talent. Through a collaborative and supportive approach, Aimbridge can take you where you want to go!  When you join Aimbridge, your professional network will instantly expand.  You’ll become part of industry history as Aimbridge Hospitality secures its place as not only the largest third-party manager of hotels and resorts, but also the best!
  • Community – Being good corporate citizens is something we take seriously at Aimbridge. Impact and connection is what it’s all about!  We engage internally and externally in a variety of ways to make a positive difference for each other, and within our local communities.