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Senior Sales Manager

Posted July 4, 2022

THE US GRANT, San Diego
San Diego, CA
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Job Summary

Responsible for proactively soliciting business. The position is accountable for handling large group or other customer segments related to opportunities with significant revenue potential. Actively up-sells each business opportunity to maximize revenue for individual properties. Aligns customer profile with the appropriate product. Achieves personal and team related revenue goals. Turns business over properly and in a timely fashion for proper service delivery in accordance with brand standards. Creates opportunities to grow the account base through customer interactions.

Candidate Profile

Education And Experience

Required

  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 5 years’ experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

OR

  • 4-year bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 3 years of experience in sales and marketing or related professional area.

Core Work Activities

Understanding Market Opportunities And Driving Revenue
  • Targets accounts, markets, or segments with heavy emphasis on proactive solicitation and account saturation.
  • Partners with counterpart to effectively manage the business opportunity.
  • Responds to and manages larger and more complex incoming opportunities for the property.
  • Identifies, qualifies and solicits new business to achieve personal and property revenue goals.
  • Focuses efforts on accounts with significant potential sales revenue.
  • Develops effective sales plans and actions.
  • Works with partners to develop creative ideas and proposals for events.
  • Maximizes revenue by upselling packages.
  • Understands the overall market - competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.
  • Closes the best opportunities based on market conditions and individual property needs.
  • Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts.
  • Handles complex business with significant revenue potential as well as significant customer expectations.

Building Successful Relationships

  • Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers to enable future bookings. Activities include sales calls, entertainment, FAM trips, trade shows, etc.
  • Develops relationships within community to strengthen and expand customer base for sales opportunities.
  • Provides excellent customer sales service in order to grow share of the account.
  • Manages and develops relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Utilizes intranet for resources, templates, and information.
  • Participates in site visits.
  • Develops and facilitate execution of contracts as required.
  • Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).
  • Executes brand’s Customer Service Standards and property’s Brand Standards through the sales process.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.
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THE US GRANT, San Diego

326 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 232-3121

270 Room Hotel

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A San Diego icon since 1910, the palatial US GRANT is situated in the lively, historic downtown Gaslamp quarter, just steps from top shopping, dining, and entertainment destinations, and a short drive from beaches, museums, and family attractions.

Incomparable Sophistication

The Grand Lobby's sparkling crystal chandeliers, silk carpets, and modern artwork reveal timeless elegance. Meanwhile, the Art Deco-style Grant Grill and Grant Grill Lounge offer sophistication, urban energy, and contemporary Californian cuisine.



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Each of our 270 guest rooms, including 47 suites, blends contemporary touches—like a custom Yves Clement drip-painting headboard and flat screen television—with classic Empire-style furnishings and premier service for a truly refined ambiance.