Assistant Director of Sales
Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows
Lone Tree, CO US
Posted ago
Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows

This position will be responsible for selling the Catering segment.

Sell and service banquet and meeting functions in order to achieve catering department goals.

Develop and solicit new business from all markets with emphasis on Catering Sales to ensure the necessary advance bookings needed for a successful and profitable operation for the hotel.

Responsibilities

  • Coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.   
  • Champion the solicitation efforts of group sales and catering sales. 
  • Assist in the preparation of reports pertaining to the operation of the sales department to include, but not limited, to the annual and monthly forecast, marketing budget, lead management system, booking report, star reports and sales meeting minutes.
  • Participate in ongoing research of the travel industry to detect market trends and related information for development of new marketing strategies. Make reasonable recommendations to improve potential from various markets.
  • Maximize revenue by selling all facets of the hotel to new corporate clients.
  • Manage your accounts ensuring pertinent aspects of solicitation and closing are complete and documented.
  • Assist in various departments' participation in servicing accounts.
  • Assist in the development of and conduct persuasive verbal sales presentations to prospective clients.
  • Oversee all catering sales, targeted towards existing and new corporate and social markets.
  • Solicit new business, making prospecting calls and outside client visits.
  • Maximize revenue by selling all facets of the hotel, both orally, and in written form to previous, current and potential clients.
  • Handle account details ensuring all pertinent aspects of solicitation and closing are complete and documented.
  • Service accounts including BEO’s, and Group Resumes when necessary.
  • Prepare information for, meet with, and entertain clients as deemed appropriate to obtaining potential business from that account.
  • Provide an exceptional level of service and acquire the highest quality of catered products for our clients.
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff.
  • Travel as needed to conduct outside calls, promote the hotel and review competition.
  • Represent hotel at trade shows as requested by the DOSM.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Qualifications

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in hospitality or related industry preferred.
  • Previous experience is hotel sales required.

Compensation
$70,000 - $78,000 yearly
About Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows

Surrounded by a plethora of prominent destinations, Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows helps take the stress out of travel. From going on a shopping spree at Park Meadows to having a day full of fun in the city's Entertainment District, you'll find everything you need within just moments of our doorstep. Our on-site Starbucks® provides the ideal opportunity to get your morning off on the right foot with a fresh cup of coffee and delectable pastry. Tantalize your taste buds with an unforgettable meal at Sonoma'z Grill, our restaurant offering various Colorado-inspired cuisine for all three meals in a casual atmosphere. When you need a moment to yourself, there's no better place to unwind than in the serenity of our spacious accommodations featuring a blend of high-tech and high-touch amenities such as marble bathrooms, flat-panel TVs and scenic views of the Rocky Mountains.

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