We are seeking a highly motivated Hotel Sales Manager to join one of our properties in the Wichita area! He/She should be an experienced hotel sales person, comfortable with sales calls and going out into the community. The Hotel Sales Manager will have strong knowledge of our facility and be able to sell our services (restaurant, hotel, banquets) to businesses, with a strong emphasis on rooms. The person in this Hotel Sales Manager position will respond to inquiries from customers and prospects along with making solicitation calls to potential new clients. This individual will prepare proposals for group bookings and conduct tours of our property with potential clients/guests. The Hotel Sales Manager will inform other departments in the hotel of upcoming events and work with them to properly prepare. Working with our Director of Sales, the Hotel Sales Manager will participate in developing and implementing marketing plans for the property along with providing input on special promotions and other methods to increase occupancy. The Hotel Sales Manager will also follow up on guest satisfaction levels and keep track of the activities of our competition in the area.
- Minimum of 2-4 years of Hotel Sales Manager experience
- Knowledge of hotel operations, including revenue management, sales management, budgeting and forecasting
- Corporate sales experience preferred
- Strong outside sales skills
- Extensive experience with account management
- Excellent e-commerce sales along with knowledge of research, prospecting, and venue booking
- Outstanding oral, written, and verbal communication skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects at once
- Extensive knowledge of forecasting sales and analyzing results to plan for future budgets
- Must have solid experience and knowledge of sales skills and revenue management
- Hands-on with recruiting, training, and motivating staff
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Since 2000, Gecko Hospitality and its dedicated Franchise Partners and Recruiters throughout the United States have been pioneers in the hospitality recruiting industry. The value that Gecko Hospitality provides to its Clientele is evident in the advanced networking and technology skills our professional recruiters possess in identifying qualified restaurant professionals.
Our national network consists of 37 regional offices that are driven to meet the needs of the hospitality industry. In addition, Gecko Hospitality offers the largest selection of hospitality jobs, restaurant jobs, hotel jobs, resort jobs and club management jobs online. Our specialized, hospitality-focused team covers all 50 states and Canada with over 80 Franchise Partners and recruiters. Gecko Hospitality was founded on providing the finest restaurant jobs nationwide to the highest performing candidates. More importantly, our Franchise Partners and recruiters began their careers in hospitality and there is no finer training ground for recruiting than real life experience.
At Gecko Hospitality, we are passionate about making sure that every member of our recruiting team is familiar with our philosophies. In the same way that we learn about people when developing relationships and friendships, we want our people to have a sense of Gecko Hospitality's values and insight into our company's "personality." With this insight comes a greater understanding of how values "fit" with Gecko Hospitality's values, why we do things the way we do as well as providing a basis for making decisions that are appropriate to those values. We all play a part in keeping these traditions and philosophies alive.
We want every member of our recruiting team to understand that we are only as good as how well we follow these philosophies on an every day basis. Gecko Hospitality is all about achieving results by being motivated. This motivation to achieve results comes from within. No one can motivate us, nor can we motivate anyone else. As leaders, all that we can do is provide an environment where people motivate themselves to achieve mutually beneficial goals. Along with this philosophy, each team member possesses the following traits for which we are proud: honesty, integrity, desire, determination, listening skills, rapid learning, responding in a timely manner, effective communication skills, thoroughness, empathy, compassion, and most of all we want every team member to have a strong work ethic that motivates them to produce superior results both for our candidates and for our Clients.
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