Business Transient Sales Manager
Sheraton University City Hotel
Location: US - PA - Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA, US 19104
Responsible for the sales solicitation efforts in assigned areas at relates to Business Transient Sales.
* Cultivate and book business from existing and new accounts in assigned market through sales calls, telemarketing, sales trips and personal contact.
* Maintain existing files through tracing system, updating information and eliminating files when necessary.
* Prepare and submit all weekly and monthly sales reports as required.
* Assist in development and preparation of special mailing, promotions etc. to enhance hotel business.
* Participate in weekly sales meetings and other in-house meetings as required.
* Participate in sales blitzes, trade shows and community organizations to increase recognition within the industry.
* Conduct competitive surveys of other hotels and review all current market trends.
* Assist the director of sales and marketing in achieving budgeted revenue and departmental goals.
* Assist in the preparation of the marketing plan as required.
* Outside calls a must
* Ability to Network and be community oriented
* Basic understanding of pricing and ability to handle RFP process
* Understanding and utilization of Hoteligence
* Knowledge of excel helpful
Minimum of 2-3 years experience required.