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Group Sales Manager

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Property Name:
Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel
Job Title: 
Group Sales Manager
Location: 
Oklahoma-Central/Oklahoma City
Company Name: 
City: 
Oklahoma City
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management  Position: 
Yes
Bonus Pay: 
Yes

Welcome to Crescent Hotels & Resorts, a premier hotel management and ownership group. Crescent seeks energetic, innovative individuals who have a desire to work in a results-driven environment. Our success is the direct result of everyone working together toward a common goal: To deliver exceptional service to our valued guests and provide a high quality work environment for our associates.

Strong core values related to customer service and associate satisfaction account for the continued success of our company. We are more than just a collection of hotels, we are a progressive company determined to be the employer of choice in the hospitality industry. We are pleased that you have chosen to learn more about our growing organization and are confident that Crescent will provide you with a very rewarding career.

The Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel seeks a dynamic and experienced group sales manager to join our award winning sales team This property is considered among one of the top hotels in the Sheraton brand collection. With 396 guest rooms, newly renovated restaurants and outlets and over 20,000 square feet of meeting space, we are the premier hotel in downtown Oklahoma City

Job Overview Responsible for increasing revenue by solicitation of new accounts, maintaining and strengthening relationships with existing accounts, specifically in the market of the downtown Oklahoma City area. Ensuring all revenue goals are achieved or exceeded.

Reports to Director of Sales

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Move throughout property to conduct site inspections. Maximize revenue by selling all facets of the hotel, both orally and in written form to previous, current and potential clients.

Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline andor termination when appropriate.

Handle account details so that all pertinent aspects of solicitation and closing are complete and documented. Coordinate various departments participation in servicing accounts.

Develop and conduct persuasive verbal sales presentations to prospective clients.

Travel locally to conduct outside calls, promote the hotel and review competition.

Prepare information for, meet with and entertain clients as deemed appropriate by potential business from that account.

Represent hotel at trade shows. Set up exhibits involving bending, stooping, lifting and reaching overhead.

Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff.

Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.

Perform any other job related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
Must have the ability to communicate in English, can communicate well with guests and co-workers.
Thorough knowledge of a hotel structure and how all departments interact.
Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.
Self- starting personality with an even disposition.
Strong interpersonal skills, to assist client needs, negotiate pricing and provide overall guest satisfaction.
Two years prior experience as a Sales Manager, preferably in a full service hotel.

Additional Qualifications
Five years prior experience as a Sales Manager, preferably in a full service hotel
High school diploma along with two years education in an accredited college
Managerial experienceLeadership skills
Strong interpersonal verbal communication skills
Exceptional written communication skills

Physical Demands
Ability to move throughout the hotel to conduct site inspections.
Able to sit for long periods of time.

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an associate to successfully preform the essential functions of the sales manager job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the sales manager job.

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