IHG Sales Manager- Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas
Sales Manager- Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk
Job Number R171119
Americas - United States - Texas - San Antonio
Do you see yourself as a Sales Manager? What's your passion? Whether you're into skiing, board games or just playing with the kids, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.
The Holiday Inn San Antonio Riverwalk is located in the center of downtown San Antonio. Our hotel is nestled along the beautiful banks of the San Antonio Riverwalk, as well as steps away from beautiful historical landmarks in the downtown area.
Your day to day
As Sales Manager you’ll develop and implement sales and marketing strategies for the hotel, create and implement tactical plans and ensure revenue goals are achieved. You'll also regularly sell hotel rooms, meeting rooms, and food and beverage to client contacts. Some of your overall duties will include:
Establish client base of individuals, organizations, associations, social, and/or corporate businesses through direct outside and inside selling to secure business for the hotel to ensure that room night sales and revenue goals are met or exceeded.
Actively prospect and qualify new business.
Achieve personal and team goals as assigned.
Negotiate guest room rates, meeting room rental, function space, and/or hotel services within approved booking guidelines.
Accurately produce and/or review all sales contracts, rate agreements, and/or banquet/catering event orders.
Work closely with other hotel departments to facilitate services agreed upon by the sales office and prospective clients.
Entertain clients in accordance with established company and hotel policies and guidelines.
Maintain client files and update information daily in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures.
Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Key departmental contacts include all hotel departments.
Attend and represent hotel at trade shows and conventions and/or participate in sales trips to key feeder markets.
Follow up with clients regularly during and after departure to ensure satisfaction and secure future bookings.
Interact with outside contacts: Guests – to ensure their total satisfaction
Monitor and handle inquiry calls and provide client proposals in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
May serve as “manager on duty” as required.
What we need from you
Some College plus 1-2 years sales or marketing related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Related degree preferred. Prior hotel sales experience preferred. Must speak fluent English. Other languages preferred.
This job requires ability to perform the following:
Frequently standing up or moving within and outside of the facility Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds Handling objects
Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with others; demonstrated ability to interact with guests, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand and the Company.
Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when completing paperwork and management reports, interpreting results, giving and receiving instructions, and training Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances are utilized frequently.
Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities are used often.
Ability to travel to attend workshops, tradeshows, conventions, etc. May require a valid Driver’s License.
May be required to work some nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
What we offer
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.
So what's your passion? If you are interested in a position with IHG, log onto our website at www.careers.ihg to see our job qualifications and apply directly online.
IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans