Hotel Sales Manager
Job Description

Hotel Sales Manager Job Description

Hotel Sales Manager Job Overview

The sales manager is in charge of bringing more business to the hotel in order to increase sales. They analyze local markets for potential clients, assess competitor activity, and arrange site visits to initiate new sales. In addition, the sales manager is responsible for developing a sales and marketing strategy, budgeting, forecasting, creating advertising campaigns, and other methods to meet or exceed stated revenue and room night goals. The sales manager networks and prospects for new clients while also retaining current customers through long-term relationships and driving repeat business. This position requires a thorough understanding of hotel revenue management as well as exceptional customer service and communication skills.

Hotel Sales Manager Job Template

Hotel Sales Manager Job Summary

We’re looking for an active customer-focused team player with exceptional sales skills to be the next sales manager at our busy hotel. You’ll be in charge of developing a sales and marketing plan that includes soliciting new and existing accounts to meet and exceed revenue targets via outside sales calls, on-site visits and sales tours, and community networking. This energetic leader will be able to enhance revenue by researching local market trends and competition behavior to discover and close business leads. Please apply today if you have 3 years or more of experience in sales and marketing, enjoy taking on new challenges, and enjoy meeting new people!

Location

Ashburn, VA

Hotel Sales Manager Responsibilities

  • Generate new business, close deals, and increase revenue by cold calling, on-site visits and sales tours, and community networking
  • Identify new business leads by examining local market trends and competition activities
  • Establish and grow our market share by developing and maintaining relationships with major group and catering clients
  • Supports the director of sales and marketing in preparing the department budget as well as the hotel's overall sales goals and strategy
  • Conduct yourself as a professional representative of the hotel at various industry tradeshows, conferences, and adhere to the guidelines of the budget and marketing plan

Hotel Sales Manager Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED, and bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred
  • Must have previous sales experience working in the hospitality industry
  • 3 or more years of experience in sales management or in a leadership role in the sales department, preferably in hospitality
  • Understands how to communicate, negotiate, and network effectively
  • Good organization and time management skills

Hotel Sales Manager Compensation

$74,539 (National Average)

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