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Sales Manager

Posted April 8, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown
Minneapolis, MN
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Competitive salary and benefits

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Position Summary:

We seek a positive, talented, aggressive, energetic, creative and highly self-motivated Sales Manager to join our team.  This position will solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat business in the business current markets through various efforts. We offer a very lucrative incentive plan and opportunity for advancement.The Sales Manager will report to the Director of Sales and will work closely with the hotel’s sales & marketing team.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Analyzing competition, market trends and customer needs.
  • Soliciting and servicing major accounts within the business current markets.
  • Managing sales-related activities and marketing efforts for the property
  • Maximizing and enhancing room revenues to meet and exceed the hotel's revenue and GOP objectives.
  • Other responsibilities include building solid business relationships with local companies, creating innovative means for attracting and retaining groups while maximizing profitability and generating revenue
Job Requirements:
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to prepare and analyze data figures and transcriptions prepared on and generated by computer.
  • Strong administrative skills including business writing.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Previous Hotel Sales experience (preferably with a national brand, with a proven track record for success in sales and revenue generation)
  • Exceptional service skills, with strong ability to foster effective relationships with all levels of staff, management and clientele
  • Outstanding leadership skills and the ability to create a motivating work environment
  • Excellent organization skill and ability to multi-task and successfully manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds occasionally.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • High school or equivalent education required.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

First Hospitality seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. We foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness.

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Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown

1101 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 339-6633

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A Second Home in Downtown Minneapolis

The Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown is situated just one block from Minneapolis Convention Center, within walking distance to the bustling Nicollet Mall shopping strip and in the heart of downtown Minneapolis' corporations and entertainment. Visit the Walker Art Center or see a show at the Orchestra Hall. Stay in a spacious guest room at this downtown Minneapolis hotel, all of which feature contemporary decor and include complimentary WiFi access.

Swim laps in the hotel's indoor swimming pool and keep fit in the fitness center with both cardiovascular machines and weights. Borrow a Stay Fit Kit® from reception to work out in the privacy of your own room. Keep up with work in the business center, and host meetings and other events in The Lakes. Start each day with a delicious cooked-to-order breakfast at The Garden Grille & Bar restaurant, or pick up supplies at the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® convenience store.