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Sales Manager

Posted October 20, 2021

Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Washington, DC
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About This Job

Donohoe Hospitality Services is always looking for the most qualified and experienced professionals in the industry. We invite you to view our current career opportunities and apply.

Sales Manager

Position Summary:

Responsible for selling hotel rooms and function space.

Essential Functions:

  • Qualify leads and prospects.

  • Develop potential accounts as well as update and maintain all forms of account files.

  • Establish and maintain close contact with top accounts and target accounts through phone calls, tours, appointments, and correspondence.

  • Maintain accurate sales files and trace system of top and target accounts.

  • Work effectively with rooms, catering, conference/convention services and banquet departments.

  • Knowledge of all hotel facilities and nearby attractions.

  • Meet and exceed sales goals.

  • Submit weekly and monthly sales reports.

  • Maintain all file with current trace dates, accurate histories and all relevant information regarding booking activity.

  • Participate in weekly marketing and sales meetings.

  • Adhere to all work rules, procedures, and policies established by the hotel, including but not limited to, those contained in the employee handbook.

Education And Experience:

  • Experience in sales.

  • Previous hotel experience.

Skills And Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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About this Employer

Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol

550 C Street SW
Washington, DC 20024

(202) 479-4000

532 Room Hotel

www.ihg.com

Our Hotel

The Holiday Inn® Washington - Capitol Hotel offers some of the best Washington, DC area accommodations. Guests love our amenities, which include free high-speed Internet access, Keurig Coffee Makers, in-room safes and a superior location that places you in walking distance to the National Air & Space Museum, the Museum of the Bible, the Museum of African American History and Culture, and the National Mall, which includes famous monuments like the Washington Monument.

You can host any type of meeting or event in up to 7 function rooms while in Washington, DC. Our hotel's newly renovated, modern facility includes a 24-hour Business Center with free Internet access, copy and print services. Numerous governmental agencies and businesses, such as DOE, DHHS, FAA, FEMA, HUD, NASA, and USDA, are near our location in the Washington, DC area.

Our accommodations put you just minutes from DC's most famous attractions, including the Lincoln, Jefferson, World War II, and MLK Jr. Memorials, along with the Holocaust Museum. You can spend the day exploring the Smithsonian Museums or take an afternoon tour of the White House.

Enjoy a cup of coffee from the on-site Starbucks, or enjoy a meal from the Capital Bistro or 21st Amendment Bar & Grill before exploring the Washington, DC area. Our accommodations also include a fitness center and a seasonal, rooftop pool.