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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Doubletree Bethesda Bethesda, MD

Company
Doubletree Bethesda
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.3BC1461623A24599
AJE Ref #
576185726
Location
Bethesda, MD
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

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Company Info Delivering Hospitality, Creating Value, Every Customer, Every Time Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team! Established in 1974, Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a leader in the hospitality industry and a rapidly growing hotel company. We offer full service hospitality management, development, acquisition, accounting, and consulting expertise for the lodging industry. Our portfolio of hotels is focused on 3 and 4 star properties such as Hilton, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Renaissance, Marriott, Westin, Sheraton, Hyatt Regency, and impressive Independent and Select Service Hotels.; Property Info The by Hilton Hotel Bethesda - Washington, DC is a top-choice among Bethesda hotels to make the best of your time in and around the nation's capital. It is a state-of-the-art venue, featuring 13,500 square feet of Certified meeting space, 16 conference rooms, and 270 well-appointed guest rooms, 6 suites and 9 extended stay residences. Convenient to the Bethesda Metro station and centrally located in the center of Bethesda, Maryland. We offer a local area shuttle and the closest hotel to the National Institutes of Health and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. At the by Hilton Hotel Bethesda - Washington, DC we put the human touch back into your travel experience.; Position Info Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team! The Sales Manager helps the hotel generate revenue and room nights and manage accounts to achieve guest satisfaction and to solicit past and new business to ensure all revenue goals are achieved or exceeded. Develop a full working knowledge of the operations of the hotel, including food & beverage, guest services and reservations; maintain and participate in an active sales solicitation program; develop a proficiency of our sales policies and selling techniques with emphasis on maximizing occupancy and average daily rate (ADR); develop networking opportunities through active participation in community and professional associations, activities and events. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. 2 years sales experience, 1 year minimum hotel sales experience preferred. Strong understanding of negotiation and interpretation of contracts. Present a professional and confident appearance. Proactive sales approach, assertive and fast paced, driven to succeed. Ability to communicate effectively with public and other Team Members. Understanding/knowledge of computers and Microsoft office. Strong time management skills. Understanding of market segment, competitors strengths, weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand. EOE AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test, background check, and job assessment r