Job: Sales Manager

Sales Manager
Negotiable
Permanent
--Blackpool
**Experienced Hotel Sales Manager - up to £32K pa - Blackpool **

**Modern stylish hotel - Local knowledge essential**

Location : Blackpool

Role: Hotel Sales Manager

EXPERIENCE FROM A HOTEL SALES ENVIRONMENT ESSENTIAL

>>The Role<<

As Sales Manager, you will analyse local market trends and competitor activity to recommend strategies that keep the hotel a leader in the marketplace through the development of future and repeat business. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

Analysis local market trends and competitor activity to identify business leads

Develop customer accounts and travel within the local area to drive business into the specific hotel/cluster and to increase market/customer share in all revenue streams

Negotiate room rates/packages with corporate clients

Develop and implement creative local marketing channels, including social media channels

Prepare company contracts for the hotel in accordance with current business and pricing conditions

Work within current business strategies and recognising potential opportunities

Cooperate with other departments in the hotel to create an exceptional Guest experience and build strong, comprehensive sales programs

Attend Sales events, as required

Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of the Sales Director and senior management to include the reporting of appointments, calls made and business leads

Answer customer queries in a prompt and professional manner

Manage staff performance in compliance with company policies and procedures

Recruit, manage, train and develop the Sales team

To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:

Positive attitude and good communication skills

Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service

Excellent grooming standards

Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

Ability to work under pressure and under own initiative

Experience in a sales role with a proven track record to close a sale

>>The Individual<<


Knowledge of local market

Knowledge of hospitality

Passion for sales and for achieving targets and objectives

Degree-level qualification in a relevant field would be advantageous

In order to ensure your enquiry with regards to this position is dealt with quickly, please send in an up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae in a Word Document format. If this role does not fully match your needs please visit our website for similar opportunities or call Dave Stirling on 0161 235 6581.

Berkeley Scott is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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