Director of Sales and Marketing

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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 11/4/2016

Hotel Sofitel San Francisco Bay Redwood City, CA

Company
Hotel Sofitel San Francisco Bay
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.267329
AJE Ref #
576084513
Location
Redwood City, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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We are located in a beautiful, serene and resort like setting on a lagoon in the Peninsula with 421 rooms, 18,000 square feet of meetings space and currently undergoing a renovation leading to the opening of a New Restaurant and Bar, lounge and lobby area. We are part of Accor, one of the world largest hospitality companies with properties all over the world. This beautiful luxury 4 Diamond hotel is seeking a successful candidate with a proven track record To manage and drive the total sales efforts of the hotel including developing new accounts, maintaining existing accounts, management of sales team, implementation of sales and marketing strategies so as to maximize profits of the hotel while maintaining customer satisfaction. Meet with and maintain rapport with individuals and contacts in order to produce groups and/or convention business to include room sales, F&B sales and Catering/Banquets. Responsible for hiring, training, counseling, motivating, terminating, developing and evaluating the sales/catering team. Develops and maintains departmental annual budget. Ensures sales activities meet or surpass profit plan. Maintains/develops good rapport with area chamber of commerce, local groups and companies.Create new ways of presenting information that will attract peoples' attention. Active member of the Executive Team. Ensure all procedures are followed and all audit requirements are met by entire sales/catering team. Assist the GM in the creation of the hotel business and marketing plans.Be familiar with all fire, health and safety procedures and train staff accordingly. Ensure on going measures are taken to deliver and maintain high levels of employee satisfaction.