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Sr. Sales Manager
Department
Hotel
Notes
JOB SUMMARY:
The Sr. Sales Manager is responsible for the development and solicitation of business from all markets to ensure the necessary advance bookings needed for a successful and profitable operation for the hotel. POSITION AUTHORITY: The incumbent is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out assigned duties and responsibilities, provided such action is consistent with position guidelines as outlined below. POSITION GUIDELINES: Position guidelines include, but are not limited to, established company and department policies and procedures and all supervisory directives. The incumbent is expected to exercise sound, reasonable judgment and initiative, and give high priority to accuracy and details in the performance of job responsibilities. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Work closely with the Assistant General Manager to endure the hotel is positioned to sell at the best possible rates. •Compiles and directs the preparation of reports pertaining to the operation of the Sales Department to include, but not limited to, the annual and monthly forecast, marketing budget, lead management system, booking report, and sales meeting minutes •Coordinate ongoing research of the travel industry to detect market trends, and relate information for development of new marketing strategies •Make reasonable recommendations to improve potential from various markets •Develop and conduct persuasive verbal sales presentations to prospective clients •Meet with and entertain clients •Organize and attend scheduled Sales Department meetings, or any other related meetings •Conduct property site inspections daily with potential customer •Input and retrieve information from computer systems for file maintenance, correspondence, and preparation for forecasts and marketing budget •Promptly answer the telephone using positive and clear English •Any and all other duties as assigned; duties are subject to change as management deems necessary to best serve the needs of Moody Gardens EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: •High School diploma required •College degree preferred •Minimum of four (4) years sales experience required, and ten (10) years of supervisory experience required •Prior experience in a similar hotel or hospitality outlet preferred •Additional language skills preferred REQUIRED SKILLS: •Knowledge of the travel industry, current market trends, and economic factors •Extensive skills in development and delivery of sales presentations •Ability to access understand, and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system •Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers and staff, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy to diffuse anger, collect accurate information, and resolve conflicts •Ability to read, listen, and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: •Ability to stand and move throughout the hotel property while continuously performing essential job functions
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