Business Transient Sales Manager
Property Name:
Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront
Job Title 
Business Transient Sales Manager
Location: 
Illinois-Chicago
Company Name: 
Wyndham Hotel Group
City: 
Chicago
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position: 
Yes
Accommodation: 
No
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest and most diverse hotel company with approximately 7,410 hotels worldwide. With iconic brands and hotel choices in every category from upscale to economy, we offer not only the most lodging choices around the world but also exceptional customer service and great value.

With an unrivalled location on Wacker Drive, just off Michigan Avenue, the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront is in the heart of everything that is Chicago. The hotel boasts 334 spacious guestrooms, Hoyt’s Chicago restaurant and bar, 24-hour business and fitness centers and over 16,000 square feet of private event space. Many of our guest rooms offer stunning views of either the city or the famed Chicago River.


The Hotel offers 47 vacation ownership units in partnership with Wyndham Hotel Group’s sister company, Wyndham Vacation Ownership. As the world’s largest developer and marketer of flexible, points-based vacation ownership products, Wyndham Vacation Ownership has developed or acquired more than 185 vacation ownership resorts throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent more than 23,000 individual vacation ownership units.


The Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront is part of the prestigious Wyndham Grand® ensemble of distinguished hotels within the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand that represent one-of-a-kind experiences in key destinations with refined accommodations, attentive service and relaxed surroundings. Wyndham Hotel Group,part ofthe Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) familyof companies, isthe world’slargest hotel companywith approximately 8,300hotels and over 631,800 rooms in 73 countries.

 

WHG  is a drug-free workplace and requires a background check and drug test prior to employment. 


        The Business Transient Sales Manager (BTSM)
is responsible for effectively soliciting and becoming familiar with all
accounts in his/her market segments. He/she is also responsible for prospecting
and closing on assigned accounts/territory to positively impact hotel revenues.
An BTSM must be familiar with GDS Systems, Psuedo-City Codes and three letter
designated city codes.

Increase transient room revenue by increasing
production of existing special corporate/preferred corporate accounts.

 He/she is also
responsible for month-end reporting and tracking of account production.

 
Some of the duties include, but are not limited to:



 
Attend daily Wyndham Business Review (WBR) meeting.

·         Develop a full working knowledge of the operations of
the hotel, including Food and Beverage, Guest Services and Reservations.

·         Develop a complete knowledge of company sales policies
and SOP’s, and ensure knowledge of and adherence to those policies by the sales
team.

·         Meet or exceed set goals.

·

Education & Experience: 

·     At least 4 years of progressive hotel sales experience;
or a 4 year college degree and at least 2 year of related experience; or a 2 year
college degree and 3 or more years of related experience.

·     Must have a valid driver’s license in the applicable
state.

·   Must
be skilled in Windows, Company approved spreadsheets and word processing. 


Physical
requirements:

·    Long
hours sometimes required.

·    Light
work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds
of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move
objects.




 
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