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Sales Coordinator

posted January 6, 2020

Aloft Chicago O'Hare
Rosemont, IL
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About This Job

Job overview

As a Sales Corodinator, you will fill a pivotal role in supporting your hotel’s financial goals through supporting and learning the daily operations of the Sales and Marketing department. As a member of the team, you will assist in selling guestrooms, catering services and banquet facilities as directed by the Director of Sales.

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 working in a hotel, clerical or sales and have knowledge of the local area. 
  • Meets with clients in the absence of the Director of Sales/General Manager to effectively and professionally convey necessary fundamentals and details of the sale to the client.
  • Utilizes efficient sales strategy for the maximization of hotel revenue.
  • Ensures all documents produced by the Sales Department (i.e. BEO’s, contracts, rooming lists, proposals) are completed accurately and on time. Tracks Locally Negotiated Rates. Maintains a filing system and files sales records, correspondence and other miscellaneous items.
  • Coordinates necessary arrangements with vendors relating to sales. Establishes strong relationships with vendors to ensure maximization of hotel revenue.
  • Conducts tours of the hotel and banquet facilities; entertains qualified potential clients in accordance with company and property policies and procedures.
  • Sends information to guests that inquire about the property. Works with clients to book Pool Parties and other small functions. Sends group room contracts to clients in a timely manner, and follows up to ensure that they are returned to the hotel on-time. Follows up with past client events by sending out surveys. Compiles Guest Surveys and distributes them to Department Heads.
  • 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

Aloft Chicago O'Hare

9700 Balmoral Avenue
Rosemont, IL 60018

(847) 671-4444

247 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Breezing into the Windy City's non-stop airport is more fun with Aloft Chicago O'Hare's state-of-the-art loft-inspired design! We're minutes from the terminals and just steps from the convention center. Visitors can hop on the nearby “El” train to zip downtown. We invite our guests to Meet & Mingle with friends at our W XYZ bar, grab a sweet, savory or healthy snack from Re:fuel by Aloft, our 24/7 pantry or play in our Re:mix lounge. Guests can breeze into one of our Aloft rooms, featuring our ultra-comfortable signature bed, an oversized shower head, custom amenities by Bliss Spa and more

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 60,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 1,400 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.