IHG Franchise Hotel - Sales Manager - Staybridge Suites Dallas - Grand Prairie in Grand Prairie, Texas
Franchise Hotel - Sales Manager - Staybridge Suites Dallas - Grand Prairie
Job Number FRDFWGR511
Hotel Brand: Staybridge Suites
Americas - United States - Texas - Grand Prairie
This job posting is for a position at a Hotel owned and operated by , an independent franchisee, not by IHG or its affiliates. IHG has no involvement in the hiring or day-to-day employment policies or practices of franchisees.
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The New Staybridge Suites is located in Grand Prairie, Texas @ I-20 and Hwy 161 Intersection.
Hotel managed is by Nimbus Hospitality Management. With 111 suites, this upscale all-suite hotel is looking for a Sales Manager: someone who is an inspiring leader who places
the brand at the heart of all their decisions while delivering superior return on investment for the owner
Your day to day
The primary responsibility of the DOS is to focus on producing and increasing revenue for the hotel. The Sales Manager will be required to manage their time in accordance to selling from inside of the workplace office, to directing outdoor sales calls, developing an effective and strong communication relationship with outside companies, completing reports, maximizing room revenue opportunities and attending each and every sales meeting including local events such as chambers of commerce and corporate sales trade shows and conventions and networking with the community. The DOS must oversee and manage sales staff and reservation to ensure maximum revenue, promotional coverage and marketing opportunities are achieved.
What we need from you
Sales Manager Duties and Responsibilities:
Set and achieve goals accordingly with GM.
Make sales calls and follow up on calls.
Schedule site tours and luncheon events with new and established companies to keep the communication and relationship strong between the hotel and company. A trustworthy and loyal business relationship is very necessary to keep on top of all the accounts.
Ensure that the hotel is in line with revenue with its fair market share competitors based on STAR, Hotelligence and other such reports.
Negotiate local, corporate and group sales efforts constantly. Respond and submit before deadline of all RFP accounts and national accounts is of high priority.
Usage of the hotel software system Sales Pro is mandatory to report all activity of sales.
Set budgets, forecasts and produce weekly sales reports.
Ensure best client service is being made available through communication amongst the team, cross training within the department and appropriate office coverage.
Works with sales managers to ensure understanding of sales strategy and effective implementation of this strategy for the segment.
Ensure hotel meets or exceeds budgeted goals.
Work with corporate revenue management sales team to develop and implement sales strategy and promotions, both internal and external.
Leads must be monitored regularly to build relations with our corporate clients to ensure meeting the hotel revenue goals.
Recommends monthly room nights target goals for sales team members.
Oversee and ensure the updation of rates, promotions on hotel website, OTA's (Online travel agents), GDS etc. Ensure all distribution channels have no rate parity issues.
Evaluates and drives the hotel’s participation in the various sales channels, Market Sales, Event Booking Centers, electronic lead channels, etc.
Monitors all day to day activities of direct reports.
Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).
Creating a focus on attracting new business.
All other duties as assigned by the General Manger or Nimbus Hospitality Management Executive.
A strong positive attitude with a happy and bouncy personality to impress the client. Have the ability to have excellent conversation and communication skills. Organization is a must in this field of work. Understanding, following directions or instructions from upper level heads is mandatory. Multitasking, maintaining and establishing a healthy and strong relationship with outdoor clients as well as the associates is a strong requirement expected from this company.
Attendance, performance and displaying participation is mandatory for job performance. Dedication to getting the work done in a timely manner is of utmost importance in this field of work. Willing to refresh and train, if necessary on any computer software that is essential to sales. Applicant must be internally organized in regards to managing his or her time for meetings, conference calls and all sales calls.
What we offer
the Staybridge Suites will give you a competitive salary and benefits package as well as opportunities to learn new skills and growyour career. You’ll not only join an innovative, upscale extended- stay hotel brand, but also a great team who loves to make guestsfeel like at home. Please send resume to Jay@nimbushospitality.com
If this sounds like the perfect move for you or if you want to find out more, visit Nimbushospitality.com
Come and join us; be part of the family!
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