Sales Manager - Group Sales

Employer
The Fairfax at Embassy Row
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 12, 2018
Function
Management, Sales
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Overview We are currently seeking a Group Sales Manager. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Meet, greet, and entertain potential clients, providing information regarding the property to promote and increase sales Generate requests for proposals and manage efforts to secure group business in Corporate and Government Markets Negotiate contracts ensuring that all pertinent aspects of solicitation and closing are complete and documented Supervise the overall set up and implementation of events and meetings, working closely with other departments to ensure that the guest specifications are met and their satisfaction is achieved Represent the hotel in trade shows, maintaining high visibility and positive relations in relative business organizations Sales Strategy Planning and Sales Performance Reporting Must meet or exceed annual goals/targets of position Responsibilities The successful candidate must be able to effectively communicate with customers in a friendly and positive manner, in order to solicit business and meet client needs. This position may require occasional travel for client visits, solicitation and training. This person must be a team player who loves to apply creativity and a good sense of humor to the sales process. The ability to listen, speak and write in English to ascertain information and respond to clients is a must. Independent, high energy, entrepreneurial Sales professionals will excel. Knowledge of hotel structure and how all departments interact is a plus.A minimum of2 years of hotel sales experience required. PI105400809

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