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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016
Westin Colonnade Hotel Coral Gables
Coral Gables, FL
JOB DESCRIPTIONNo of Opening: 1
Job Shift: AM Shift
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.
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