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Dual Property Sales Manager: HGI & Home2 Louisville Downtown

Fast Paced sales position, exciting day to day opportunities, selling multiple properties, and hotel discounts

Posted January 14, 2022

Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown
Louisville, KY
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Fast Growing First Hospitality is hiring for a fast paced multi property sales role.

About This Job

Purpose

Sales Managers are the energetic, positive, tenacious, and competitive force behind hotel revenue generation.  Responsible for actively soliciting new business, negotiating contracts, communicating client needs, and engaging repeat business, Sales Managers must employ varied sales strategies to reach aggressive goals.  The primary role of a Sales Manager is to identify prospective clientele, effectively negotiate and sell a complete solution, support client needs throughout the process, and book repeat business by exceeding client expectations.

Work Performed

  • Using business tools and first-hand observation, analyze market competition, market trends, and identify client needs.
  • Proactively solicit and secure business from new and prospective clients using proven sales strategies aligned with the hotel’s brand and vision.
  • Achieve revenue and market share goals by working in conjunction with the Director of Sales and other Sales Managers, supporting cross-segment selling tactics as needed.
  • Manage client contract process including negotiation, provisions, and supplemental solution selling, capturing all information necessary for execution and billing.
  • Coordinate and conduct site tours emphasizing features to meet client needs and opportunities to enhance overall satisfaction.
  • Engage in purposeful communication and build long-lasting rapport with clients, creating an open dialogue to uncover client expectations and unrealized needs.
  • Promote hotel brand loyalty programs, encourage client participation, and offer special rate packages and upgrades when appropriate.
  • Effectively communicate with hotel departments to ensure timely and accurate delivery of client expectations, fulfillment of needs, and challenge resolution.
  • Always maintain professionalism consistent with hotel brand and company expectations.

Qualifications

Experience & Education:

  • 2+ years of sales experience, preferably in hotels or related field
  • 4-year degree in hospitality management or sales preferred, or equivalent experience and education

Communication:

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including electronic communication
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in primary language used in the workplace

Physical:

  • 8+ hours per day sitting desk/computer; stand and walk occasionally throughout workday
  • Lift, lower, and maneuver up to 10 pounds occasionally
  • Manual dexterity and repetitive motions required throughout workday

Managed by First Hospitality

First Hospitality seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employee’s differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the customers we serve.  FH fosters an inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility, and fairness.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

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About this Employer

Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown

350 West Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 584-5175

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Downtown Louisville Hotel with Outdoor Rooftop Restaurant

Set in the heart of downtown Louisville, the Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown hotel is the only downtown venue with an outdoor + indoor rooftop restaurant and bar, 8UP. For a unique feel that combines stunning views, seasonal cocktails and a bourbon-infused menu, take the elevator to the 8th floor to 8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen and find a myriad of food and fun celebrating the spirit of Louisville.

Our hotel is within walking distance to over 50 Louisville restaurants and steps away from the dining and entertainment on 4th Street Live!, Mercury Ballroom, Louisville Palace and the Kentucky International Convention Center. Connected to the hotel is the Henry Clay, a hip and historic venue with 20,000 sq. ft. of event space with lots of windows, ornate molding and elegant chandeliers.

Feel at home in our spacious guest rooms, equipped with complimentary WiFi, a 42-inch LCD flat-screen TV, mini-refrigerator, microwave and a large desk with ergonomic chair. Ideal for corporate travelers, the hotel offers executive suites, catering services, complimentary WiFi and a 24-hour business center. Maintain your workout routine in our state-of-the-art fitness center or enjoy complimentary access to the nearby YMCA pool. Pamper yourself in one of our Whirlpool Suites.