BUSINESS TRANSIENT SALES MANAGER

Sheraton Stamford Hotel

Location: US - CT - Stamford

Nov 10, 2017
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Company Info

Delivering Hospitality, Creating Value, Every Customer, Every Time

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team!

Established in 1974, Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a leader in the hospitality industry and a rapidly growing hotel company. We offer full service hospitality management, development, acquisition, accounting, and consulting expertise for the lodging industry. Our portfolio of hotels is focused on 3 and 4 star properties such as Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Renaissance, Marriott, Westin, Sheraton, Hyatt Regency, and impressive Independent and Select Service Hotels.

Property Info

Thoughtfully situated in the heart of downtown Stamford, you are within walking distance, or a complimentary shuttle ride, to the most prominent businesses and restaurants in Stamford. Thrive with seamless access to NYC via the Metro North/Amtrak trains, a 45-minute ride away. With 379 guest rooms and 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, our property provides a sophisticated and upscale ambiance, excellent service and exceptional accommodations with a twist! Upgrade to Sheraton Club with privileges like complimentary breakfast, all-day snacks & beverages, and free Wi-Fi.

Position Info

Group Sales Managers help generate revenue and room nights, manage accounts, create high guest satisfaction, and solicit past and new business to meet revenue goals. Understand the operations of the hotel, including F&B, guest services, reservations, etc. Participate in active sales solicitation, uphold sales policies and selling techniques with emphasis on maximizing occupancy and average daily rate (ADR); network through active participation in community and professional associations, activities and events.

Business Travel Sales Managers are focused on total transient, crew room nights, and revenue for the hotel. This is accomplished by managing assigned accounts, the building of new and existing relationships, and soliciting new accounts to exceed all revenue goals set on a monthly and yearly basis.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
• 2-4 years sales experience, hotel experience strongly preferred
• Strong understanding of negotiation and interpretation of contracts.
• Present a professional and confident appearance.
• Proactive sales approach, assertive and fast paced, driven to succeed.
• Ability to communicate effectively with public and other Team Members.
• Understanding/knowledge of computers and Microsoft office.
• Understanding of market segment, competitors strengths, weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand.

EOE AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation
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Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
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Hotel/Resort
Sales, Marketing/PR