Sales Manager

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Hilton Eugene & Conference Center Eugene, OR

Company
Hilton Eugene & Conference Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.1EC7758A0F08C281
AJE Ref #
576164605
Location
Eugene, OR
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 Conveniently located in downtown Eugene with spacious conference and guest room accommodations, Hilton Eugene offers the perfect setting for leisure or business meetings. Minutes from Interstate 5, Eugene Airport and University of Oregon, the hotel is within a thriving urban center home to numerous restaurants, retailers, arts venues and community events. With 269 renovated Guest Rooms, 24 Hour Fitness Center, Indoor Pool, on-site Restaurant, and 30,000 square feet of meeting space, the Hilton Eugene is the perfect location for your next event.; 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