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Business Travel Sales Manager

Company: The Curtis Hotel Denver
Location: Denver
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Why us?

The Curtis Hotel, a "Stay Happy, Work Happy!" aesthetic: Calling all dashboard drummers, hairbrush singers, and firefly chasers- Welcome to the Curtis Hotel! Our playful yet professional attitude is what we live by and surround ourselves with others that have the same outlook on life. We don't believe that we clock out of life when we come into work, but that work is an extension of our day-to-day. We are the simple, happy-go-lucky parts of childhood, delightfully tucked into a stunning, truly iconic hotel.

Make It Rain: What do you get when you mix extraordinary determination with a lively fun environment? The Curtis Sales Squad! This ain't no Dunder Mifflin. Toto, we're not in Scranton on anymore. If you have a go-getter personality, fueled with optimism and ambition, look no further. On your marks, get set, GO!

The Perks: Fully Loaded

--- Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance

--- 401(k) with Employer Matching

--- Discounted RTD EcoPass

--- Discounted On-Site Parking

--- Complimentary Employee Meals

--- Hotel Discounts (Both Hilton & Sage Portfolio)

Fully Convinced? Apply today!

Job Overview

Meets and exceeds revenue goals by developing new accounts and growing current hotel accounts in a profitable and win-win selling approach. Manager manages accounts with travel throughout the year and negotiates rates for those accounts which travel on a consistent basis. Manager does not book group business. Groups (10 or more rooms per night) will be turned over to the group sales team.

Responsibilities

Direct Sales:


-Targets results-oriented high revenue potential sales calls to ensure a successful direct sales program, in accordance with goals established by department budget and marketing plan. Must have own reliable transportation and possess a valid state driver's license in order to make sales calls.
-Key Account Management: Maximizes current hotel key accounts by identifying and capturing those that offer revenue growth.
-Achieves a minimum of 90% of productivity goals and 100% of activity goals, as established by management.
New Account Development:

-Captures competitor's accounts through networking, research and reader board surveys in order to target and solicit those most probable to generate new business.
-Acquires referrals from existing accounts: Follows up on all leads within 48 hours of receipt in an effort to create new business for the hotel, and, when appropriate, sends leads to other Sage hotels.
-Plans and implements an on-going Targeted Account Development "hit list" in order to create new revenue and acquire valuable hotel contacts, and contracts.
-Continually targets and prospects for new business through telemarketing, individual creativity and innovation.
Yield Management:

-Utilizes yield management techniques by profitably negotiating room rates and function space commitments in order to enhance the hotel's financial performance.
Account Service and Management:

-Maintains well-documented, accurate, organized and up-to-date file management system in order to serve client and employer in the most expedient, organized and knowledgeable manner.
-Develops strong customer relationships through frequent communication and the use of professional, courteous and ethical interpersonal interaction.
-Develops customer profiles and maintains an effective trace system, including trace dates and references, in order to best meet client needs, resulting in superior account service and increased revenues.
-Promptly follows-up on all customer needs and inquiries in an efficient and expedient manner.
-Product Knowledge:
-Conducts research, surveys, personal investigation and studies market place and territory in order to effectively capitalize on the hotel's strengths and competitor's weaknesses and capabilities.
Time Management:

-Focuses on revenue-producing activity and maximizes selling time by dedicating a minimum 90% work time on direct sales efforts.
-Professionalism: Controls expenses while traveling on the property's behalf in order to minimize department and hotel costs.
-Represents themselves, the hotel and Sage Development Resources, Inc. with the highest level of integrity and professionalism, a service-focused approach, and a caring, sincere attitude at all times.
-Exhibits a positive and involved team attitude to all hotel departments and maintains open communications with all co-workers for the best overall performance of the hotel.
-Displays a neat, clean, and business-like appearance at all times.

Keywords: The Curtis Hotel Denver, Denver , Business Travel Sales Manager, Executive , Denver, Colorado

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