Office Assistant - Sales

Guest Services
Ashland, VA
Apr 05, 2021
Apr 22, 2021
Administrative, Sales
Full Time
GREAT PEOPLE | GREAT BENEFITS | JOIN OUR ALL-STAR TEAMOffice Assistant - SalesThe Ashland Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, managed by Guest Services, is now hiring a full time Office Assistant in our Sales Department. The Office Assistant will assist with Direct Bills, Group Lists/Reservations/Bookings/Contracts etc. and other duties that will assist in the overall operation of the hotel to obtain and succeed budgeted revenues and within budget on expenses while maintaining ultimate guest satisfaction. The pay for this positions is $13/hourGuest Services, Inc. offers competitive pay and amazingbenefits such as medical, dental, vision, a 401K savings plan, paid time off,employee discounts at recreational and lodging facilities nationwide, and more!Apply today to join our All Star Team! JOB SUMMARYThe Office Assistant assists the Sales Manager in achieving monthly financial goals by promoting the facility and special events.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSDevelop a strong relationship with client through personable and professional communications to ensure a successful direct sales program, in accordance with goals established by department budget and marketing plan.Assist in maximizing current key accounts by identifying and capturing those that offer revenue growth.Develop a full working knowledge of the company brand and the facility operations, including Food and Beverage, Reservations, Golf, Ski and Recreation. Develop a complete knowledge of the company's sales policies and standard operating procedures regarding sales, and ensure compliance. Assist the Sales Manager with clerical and administrative duties.Maintain awareness of safety issues, and report them immediately to your manager.SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDEHigh School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor's or Business Degree preferred.At least 2 years of experience in related field.Computer proficiency with the ability to utilize MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.Demonstrated talent for interacting with a wide variety of people.Ability to effectively organize and coordinate multiple priorities; ability to work well as a team leader; ability to problem-solve.Strong customer service abilities; actively looks for ways to assist customers and coworkers.Ability to travel and work weekends when required.PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTSAbility to sit at a desk in front of a computer for the entire work day. Ability to stand and/or walk for an entire work day.Reading and writing work-related documents in English.Speech recognition and clarity, including the ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be understood by customers and co-workers in English.Constantly communicates and receives verbal communication with other employees.Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 15 lbs. occasionally, up to 30 lbs. seldom.Occasionally stoop, kneel, or crouch. Use hands and arms to reach for, grasp, and manipulate objects. Frequent local and national travel required. EQUIPMENTTypical office equipment (computer, phone system, fax, copiers, scanners, among others).Guest Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.