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Sales Assistant

Posted April 3, 2021

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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Summary 

The Sales Assistant’s role is to perform Administrative Support to the Sales Department, as well as assist Sales Manager in prospecting, soliciting, booking groups, ecommerce and serving as back-up to the Front Desk. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

· Optimize ecommerce sales by managing the website experience for the customer

· Working with eCommerce Manager and the property RDOSM / SM, to ensure content is optimized for searches, as well as relevant to consumers

· Developing relationships with third party vendors to ensure the property is marketed in the best possible placement with the latest and most accurate information

· Develop social networking initiatives, engaging the consumers through emerging social media markets and channels

· Answer incoming calls - direct to appropriate Sales Person.

· Prospects all market segments for new corporate, group and meeting room leads.

· Gather & distribute all group counts & function changes.

· Completes, distributes and makes necessary changes to BEO’s.

· Ability to check and sell meeting and banquet space, overnight rooms and group blocks up to and including writing contracts and BEO’s to complete the sale for incoming leads.

· Maintains collateral material inventory and customer service database.

· Assists in prospecting from sales contacts lists.

· Responsible for all group billing up to and including; daily posting of all group meetings and banquet functions as well as posting for all group guest rooms on a daily basis or as business dictates.

· Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience 

High School diploma or GED equivalent and 4 years experience; or 4 years of previous work experience is sufficient to complete the tasks required of this position. Previous experience

in hotel sales department preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Hilton Brand Training upon hire

CPR Certification preferred but will train

RAMP certified as per Hilton Standards

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About this Employer

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Lancaster

2400 Willow Street Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 464-2711

185 Room Resort

doubletree3.hilton.com

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Our Hotel

Doubletree Resort at Willow Valley is part of an extraordinary third-generation family business built in the heart of scenic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. In 1965, the Thomas family set out to create a way of working and living based on treating everyone with the kindness and generosity of family, living out the tenets of their faith.

The Doubletree commitment to providing every guest a warm and sincere welcome, as represented by the signature Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookie, is a perfect fit with the Willow Valley’s culture of warmth and hospitality. This caring attitude is appreciated by visitors from around the country as well as local residents, and the Thomas family is an active part of the Lancaster community.

DoubleTree by Hilton Mission

At DoubleTree, service is more than just giving guests a quick and efficient check-in and a clean room. DoubleTree is committed to providing more than what guests expect and strives to differentiate its services from competitors when travelers stay at any DoubleTree across the globe.

We call this a Culture of CARE

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It’s Doubletree’s commitment to total service quality. The CARE concept grew out of the belief that if you treat guests and team members with CARE, they’ll stay with you.