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Property Name
Hampton Inn - West Des Moines, North Central Group
Job Title
Director of Sales Hampton Inn West Des Moines
Iowa-Central/Des Moines
West Des Moines
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
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Exceptional Hotels. Inspiring Careers.

Be inspired to make the most of your hotel career with The North Central Group.

Hospitality is your passion, and you're committed to being the best at what you do.
We feel the same way at The North Central Group. It's how we've evolved into a leading company representing the highest quality hotel brands in the industry and a trusted employer invested in the success of our team members. You'll find it all at The North Central Group. We're committed to providing exceptional guest service and making a real difference in the lives of others. Let us start with yours.

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At The North Central Group, we recognize that our strength as a company depends on the total health and well-being of our team members. And we believe in rewarding and supporting the people who have made us the hospitality leader we are today. After all, it is the unique strengths and experiences of our team members that build strong guest relationships and cultivate our ongoing success.

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The choice is yours.

You'll have your choice of many career paths that will allow you to showcase your talents and abilities. And because The North Central Group represents quality hotels across six states, including Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wisconsin, you'll have plenty of opportunity to take your career as far as you like, and to realize your personal and professional goals.

Whether you're interested in hotel sales or management, becoming a member of our hotel staff or prefer a position at our corporate office, you'll find the encouragement and support you need for an inspiring career.
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Job Description

Sales Manager
As a Corporate Sales Manager, you will be responsible for securing and maintaining new business as well as continuous growth of current hotel sales accounts, strengthening customer relationships, and achieving or exceeding budgeted hotel room revenue.

Primary Responsibilities Include:
• Identify strategies to increase customer base and top line revenue in specified market segments
• Meet weekly sales call activity goals as assigned
• Ability to close new business weekly as well as infiltrate current customer accounts
• Negotiate terms and condition of business deals with group customers and locally negotiated corporate business travel customers
• Make proactive, self-initiated daily contact to potential customers via in-person visits, telephone calls and written correspondence
• Utilize Hotel SalesPro software to trace all sales activities and bookings adhering to company documentation standards
• Prepare and submit weekly SalesPro and Building the Sales Pipeline Trace Reports to supervisor
• Participate in appropriate hospitality and community networking events

Sales Manager Job Requirements:
• Related college degree or related work experience
• Previous outside sales experience with a proven track record of success with finding and closing new business opportunities
• Optimistic self-starter with high degree of drive, motivation and initiative
• Ability to quickly bounce back from rejection

Benefits and Perks of being a Sales Manager!
• A company culture that focuses on its people
• Fun, supportive work environment
• Opportunity for a professional career path
• Health, Dental and Vision insurance
• 401K
• Earned time off Vacation
• Quarterly Sales Bonus Incentives
• Anniversary day off with pay each year!
• Healthy lifestyle monthly reimbursement
• Hotel room discounts nationwide
*Benefits and perks may be subject to plan waiting periods and eligibility criteria*

Qualified applicants must be able to complete a pre-employment drug test, background check and reference checks.

Job Requirements

Sales Manager Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Strong interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills
• Strong customer service skills to include problem-solving and complaint resolution
• Ability to work independently, exercising good judgment and discretion

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