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Area Sales Manager

posted February 18, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Houston The Woodlands/Lake Front Circle
The Woodlands, TX
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About This Job

Job Description

Aimbridge Hospitality has an opportunity to work with our Hotels in the The Woodlands Market as a Area Sales Manager!

JOB SUMMARY

The Area Sales Manager will work in conjunction with the Director of Market Sales to achieve the hotel’s revenue and market share goals for two or more properties. This position will solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat business in the assigned market segment.

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

• Solicit and servicing new and existing assigned accounts

• Conducts a required amount of sales activities including telemarketing, cold calls, e-mailing and prospecting.

• Schedule and completes sales appointments

• Organizes, maintains, and tracks sales data

• Participates, as needed, in Revenue Management strategies with DOMS and GM

• Other responsibilities include building solid business relationships with local companies, creating innovative means for attracting and retaining groups and meeting room opportunities

• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION

• One-year certificate from college or technical school and three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Valid Driver’s license required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

• Requires the ability to read, write, and speak the English language.

• Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions and uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

• Ability to manage difficult or emotional customer situations; includes the ability to respond promptly to customer needs and requests for service and assistance.

• Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

• Knowledge of, and ability to, appropriately interpret and follow policies and procedures.

• Ability to present and express ideas and information clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to audience, whether oral or written.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlooks, and PowerPoint.

• Ability to develop strong relationships with customers/potential customers.

• Ability to interpret and anticipate customers’ needs.

• Results-oriented.

• Strong attention to detail.

• Strong organizational and planning skills.

• Basic knowledge of hotel operations.

• Ability to meet the demands of the work schedule, to be at work and on time. May occasionally require the ability to work outside of regularly scheduled hours. Schedules may vary based on business need.

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About This Employer

Residence Inn by Marriott Houston The Woodlands/Lake Front Circle

1040 Lake Front Circle
The Woodlands, TX 77380

(281) 292-3252

90 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Conveniently located minutes away from local corporate offices like ExxonMobil, Baker Hughes, and Chevron Phillips. Guests can experience nearby shopping at Market Street or the Woodlands Mall. All of our modern and comfortable suites feature a fully-equipped kitchen and deluxe King or Queen beds; additional sofa beds add extra flexibility. Guests can maintain their productivity during an extended stay in Texas with free high-speed wireless Internet throughout the hotel, and stay energized with visits to our fitness center and Sport Court®, or a swim in our indoor pool. And we hope out guests will be sure to take some time to enjoy the local area - from restaurants at Old Town Spring to exploring the 160 miles of nearby nature trails.

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.