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Hotel Sales Manager

Posted February 22, 2021

AC Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown
Salt Lake City, UT
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Exciting opportunity for experienced hotel sales professional. Be a part of the resurgence of downtown Salt Lake City.

About This Job

Title: Sales Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Position Requirements: This position reports to the Director of Sales and will work with them to build and strengthen relationships with existing and new clients to secure future bookings.

  • The proper candidate will be motivated and driven, with the ability to work in a multi-task environment and adapt to the current job demands.
  • Must have great organization skills and be goal-oriented.
  • Drive loyalty through excellent service throughout the sales process.
  • Serve the client by understanding their needs and recommending appropriate features and services that best meet their needs.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Will have a polished presence.
  • Will possess the ability to maintain a positive attitude and high level of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Have a good understanding of hotel operations. Will understand how each department interfaces with the others and how this impacts and influences the sales effort. Will work well with all hotel departments.
  • Book appropriate business that allows the hotel to exceed monthly room revenue goals and other budgets specific to the hotel.
  • Will have a working knowledge of convention sales and city-wide events.
  • Will have an understanding of the brand and represent brand initiatives and culture.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for generating proposals
  • Formulating rate agreement and group contracts
  • Collecting rooming lists from clients
  • Prospecting new corporate accounts and new group business
  • Telemarketing and cold calls to potential hotel clients
  • Providing other departments with group resumes with accurate and detailed information
  • Communicating pick-up and cut-offs of groups with hotel team, booking contacts, and third-party intermediaries
  • The ability to maintain flexible/extended work hours and minimal travel as needed by job demand functions. Minimum of 40 hours per week.
  • Plan and execute meeting space and catering needs
  • Maintain social media accounts according to the brand and company guidelines
  • Maintain detailed records and provide reporting to Director of Sales, management group, and hotel ownership
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Sales or General Manager

Market and Competitor Knowledge:

  • Have an awareness of companies/groups in your segment that are relocating, expanding, downsizing, closing down, etc. and how that could affect the hotel's performance.
  • Understand the overall competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, rate structures, sales team structure, special corporate, room inventory, and how to sell against them.
  • Knowledge of any new supply that is coming into the market or any rebranding of competitor hotels.

Minimum Qualifications/Education:

High school diploma or equivalent. 3+years of experience related to hotel sales is required. Marriott sales experience is preferred.

Competitive compensation package including salary, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, hotel travel discounts

compensation: DOE

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About this Employer

AC Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown

225 West 200 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

(385) 722-9600

164 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Ideally located across from the Salt Palace Convention Center, around the corner from the Vivint Arena and Temple Square, our AC Hotel will offer a unique combination of timeless European design and local authenticity. Whether you’re looking to escape for a collaborative work environment or need to unwind in the evening, our AC Lounge offers a unique take on the traditional hotel bar with engaging “draft and craft” beverage rituals and small tapas-style plates inspired by the brand’s Spanish roots. Transition between work and leisure seamlessly in our awe-inspiring mountain or city view rooms, provided with workstations, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and our boasting plush beds for when you’re ready to refresh. Let your mornings start in the AC Kitchen, where we offer sweet and savory tarts, freshly baked croissants and a selection of local artisan cured meats and cheeses.