Director of Association Sales

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Location: US - AZ - Scottsdale

Nov 27, 2017
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Director of Association Sales
Selling a memorable experience in an authentic location is the essence of a Sales Managers role at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Your professionalism and knowledge of the Hotel will reflect positively in how you present the property. Building strong relationships will create a bond, ensuring your clients will always stay with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

Hotel Overview: 

Picture a shimmering oasis overlooking the Sonoran Desert and the McDowell mountains - Fairmont Scottsdale Princess offers luxury and world class hospitality with over 200,000 square feet of meeting space.  This award-winning meetings resort recently opened 102 new guest rooms in June 2016, bringing the total number of rooms to 750. In conjunction with the guest room expansion, the resort is creating three dynamic new outdoor venues for groups: Sunset Beach, the Great Lawn and a new western town, Copper Canyon. The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess was recently recognized with the AAA Five Diamond rating for its 25th year, making it one of the longest running AAA Five Diamond Resorts in the America’s. The only thing missing is you!

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Sales, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Minimum of 2 years Hotel Sales Experience with successful track records in either hotel or resort sales.

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service.

  • Ensure prompt and courteous service is extended to both internal and external customers.

  • Ensure the achievement of sales objectives on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.

  • Solicit group business through action plan preparation and execution.

  • Maintain accounts, contact, activity and business details within the appropriate software applications.

  • Work closely with Catering and Front Office to ensure all details of the contract were delivered.

  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports, as required.

  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs.

  • Follow departmental policies and procedures.

  • Follow all safety policies.

  • Establish parameters, quotes and negotiate prices, confirming by written contracts.

  • Participate in tradeshows, conventions and promotional events within the hotel and trade related organizations.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years Hotel Sales Experience with successful track records in either hotel or resort sales
  • Must be able to relocate to Scottsdale, on property position
  • Required to travel periodically throughout year 
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and/or relevant computer applications required 
  • University/College degree in a related discipline preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Adhere to Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Grooming Guidelines. Click here to view: http://www.scottsdaleprincess.com/careers

Visa Requirements: Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required. 
 
APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. Our Sustainability Partnership program represents our ever-expanding commitment to being a responsible business and to following the principles of sustainability across our operations, the world over. An exciting future awaits!

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. F/M/D/V

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