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Director of Sales

Director of Sales

Posted 12 March by Select Appointments Ended

Director of Sales, Luxury Essex Hotel, Up to £44,000 plus 10% salary bonus

At Select Hospitality Chelmsford we are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for a Sales Manager.

The Role
The Director of Sales will focus on developing business in all areas of the hotel from the local, national and international market. Working closely with the hotel's General Manager, the Sales Director will have a key focus to source, develop and grow revenues from both new and existing clients in the MICE and Leisure markets. In addition, the role of Sales Director will ensure the yield and rate strategy is effective to maximise business through the hotel's peak and trough periods. The position also involves being an effective host with an ability to showcase the hotel in a professional and effective way. Delivering a consistent level of customer service to all clients will be essential to success in this role.

Responsibilities
*Financial; Ensure all budget targets are met and where possible, exceeded
*Financial; Produce weekly forecasts and generate new business
*People; Develop a close working relationship within all departments of the hotel
*People; Keep your team motivated
*Service & Product; Ensure you have extensive knowledge of the hotel and facilities and cross sell wherever possible
*General; Attend meetings and training as required
*General; To undertake any reasonable requests made of you by the hotel including flexibility in hours and responsibilities

Experience and Skills required
* Have proven experience in a similar proactive sales role within a luxury property/resort.
* Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Be highly organised, passionate and self-motivated.
* Be confident and tenacious with a creative flair.
* Be an effective team leader and team player working towards the group's key objectives and targets.
* Be proactive with strong sales skills.
* Have understanding of the hospitality industry and the Hotel's market placement.

Personal Characteristics
*Team player
* Excellent communication skills
* Driven by enthusiasm and sales

Salary and Benefits
* My client is offering the successful Director of Sales a salary up to £44,000 plus 10% salary bonus
* Free uniform
* Company discounts

To apply for this position, please submit your CV via this website. For further information please contact Adam Dabbs on at our Chelmsford office.

Required skills

  • Director of Sales
  • Luxury Essex Hotel
  • Up to £44
  • 000 plus 10% salary bonus

Reference: 34661952

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