READY TO JOIN A FUN AND DRIVEN SALES TEAM AT THIS CONTEMPORARY ESTABLISHED 4 Star HOTEL ??
A proven Business Development manager from Hotel or a hospitality background. An Exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Manager / Sales Manager for this smart contemporary modern and established 4 star hotel. As a successful Business Development Manager , a proactive Sales Person, you will be looking for the next new exciting challenge you will have a proven background in securing new business, managing existing accounts with key existing relationships in the Corporate / Mice and Transient markets. You will have a will to succeed, be a strong negotiator. This privately owned hotel is searching for an experienced sales person who knows and has a proven track record from around the M4 corridor in particular Reading Newbury and surrounding Berkshire, Oxfordshire areas.
The hotel is part of a small privately owned yet forward thinking and growing group and as such we are looking for strong, highly successful individuals to work for us in selling this smart modern hotel.
As Business Development Manager / Sales Manager you will focus on developing business in all areas of the hotel from both new and existing clients. In addition, the role of the Business Development Manager / Sales Manager will be to ensure the yield and rate strategy is effective to maximise business. This position also will involve 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 these roles.
What we need from you:
These are proactive sales roles and will require strong sales, negotiation, organisation and communication skills.
Proven experience in a similar proactive hotel - hospitality sales role
Knowledge of selling a four-star hotel in the marketplace
Knowledge and experience of hotel systems, STR, Hotelligence
Knowledge of relationship selling and account management
Full understanding of E commerce, OTA’s, Yielding, Hotel budgets and Forecasting
Knowledge of a hotel brand preferred but not essential
Effective team leader and team player working towards the hotel key objectives and your KPI’s and targets.
Excellent written and verbal English with great communication skills. Highly organised, passionate and self-motivated.
Confident and tenacious with a go-getter 'can do’ attitude.
In return we offer the following:
A competitive salary and generous bonus
A chance to grow within a small but exciting brand
Group discounts and staff rates, Pension, Mileage and expenses, A Fun and Relaxed Working Environment
- Communication Skills
- proactive sales
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