Sales Manager

  • Job #7140

  • Location:
    Jefferson County WA
  • Wages: $45,000/Yr
  • Hours: Varies
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A boutique resort in Jefferson County is seeking a Sales Manager to develop and contract day, evening, and multi-day event business. This position will plan group food and beverage functions, activities, and set-up requirements as well as act as the business ambassador.

To qualify for this job, you must have:

  • 3-5 years sales experience, preferably in the hospitality industry
  • Prior experience in Sales, Conference/Event Planning, Restaurant, or Reservations
  • Networking ability and demonstration of connections that can lead to contracted business
  • Clear communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience with Word, Excel, and PMS processing and spreadsheet applications essential
  • Maestro, Delphi or similar sales and catering management system
  • Creative thinking for space management, themed events, and budget management
  • Clear understanding of product and services

A college degree is preferred with emphasis on Hospitality

As a Sales Manager, your duties will include:

  • Responding to client requests on a same-day basis and assure that proposals and contracts meet the hotel’s requirements
  • Fully developing, administering, and growing Corporate Program
  • Creating seamless communication between meeting planner and hotel staff
  • Building and developing long term relationships with planners through various Chambers, Visit Seattle, Business Journals, etc.
  • Managing paperwork including correspondence and Maestro contracts, deposits, BEO’s, and invoices
  • Understanding budget including production of forecasted and actual group room and catering revenues
  • Provide weekly reports (PACE) and monthly reports (Action Plan)
  • Calculating and preparing group invoicing with prompt processing or reporting to the Accounting Department
  • Maintaining proper and complete files on accounts in applicable database system and paper files
  • Attending all scheduled meetings on site as defined through General Manager and other team members, including weekly BEO meetings

Physical Requirements and Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This job involves approximately 75% sitting, 25% moving. Must be able to lift up to 10 lbs.

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