Area Sales Manager OEM

Property Homewood Grand Rapids
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/26/2024 1:52 PM)
ID
2024-323779
Location
US-MI-Grand Rapids
Category
Sales & Marketing
Type
Regular
Status
Full-Time

Job Summary

The Area Sales Manager is responsible for attainment of assigned goals tied to the overall performance of a collection of 2-10 hotels. The individual will be responsible for effectively soliciting and securing new accounts for all assigned hotels. The Area Sales Manager will work in conjunction with the respective Directors of Sales/hotel leadership to achieve the revenue and market share goals for the hotels assigned. The focus of sales may vary based on the respective properties the associate is assigned to (i.e. Leisure Business Travel Group SMERF). Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities; for OEM associates overtime does apply and is calculated accordingly.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required with at least 2 years Hotel Sales experience preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license for the applicable state.
  • Must possess developed verbal and written communication skills to frequently negotiate convince sell and influence other managerial personnel hotel guest(s) and/or corporate clients.
  • Experience with professional selling skills desired: opening probing supporting closing
  • Must be proficient in general computer knowledge especially Microsoft Office products
  • Must be able to work independently and simultaneously manage multiple tasks; strong organization and presentation skills

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Effectively attain assigned sales and revenue goals as well as solicitation call goals for the assigned collection of hotels. 
  • Proactively conduct solicitation calls conduct sales tours and entertain clients specific to Leisure SMERF Business Travel (BT) and/or Groups as applicable by property. 
  • Grow existing relationships with assigned accounts specific to Leisure SMERF Business Travel (BT) and/or Groups as applicable by property. 
  • Monitor and evaluate trends within your market segment.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive friendly courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Adheres to Aimbridge Hospitality’s established regulations company standards sales standards and sales metrics related.
  • Develop a full working knowledge of the operations and policies of the hotel and applicable departments.
  • Maintain strong visibility in local community and industry organizations as applicable.
  • May assist in implementing and/or participating in special promotions relating to direct sales segments i.e. sales blitzes etc.
  • Attend daily/weekly/monthly meetings and any other functions required by management.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by the General Manager or Director of Sales.
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Property Details

Homewood Suites Grand Rapids

 

Just eight miles from downtown Grand Rapids and only four miles from Gerald R Ford (GRR) International Airport, our hotel offers easy access to local attractions. Travelers can enjoy wonderful shopping at the nearby Centerpoint and Woodland Malls, visit Fredrik Meijer Gardens, or discover the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

We provide all the comforts of home in spacious suites with comfortable beds, complimentary internet access, and fully equipped kitchens.

Doing business is easier with access to our 24-hour business center and wireless internet throughout the hotel. Each morning we offer a full hot breakfast at our Grand Rapids hotel. We invite our guests to make themselves at home with light fare and beverages served Monday through Thursday.

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in all 50 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

Benefits

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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