Area Director of Sales PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Work cohesively with the Sales Departments to book group business by promptly responding to leads through various online networks, cold calling and visiting local businesses in the downtown metropolitan area. Manage workflow through the Sales Pro system, properly responding and filing data according to company and brand standards. Participate in promotional events, trade shows, community and industry events when assigned Perform the required job functions with a high attention of detail and efficiency. Organize, prioritize and follow-up with a sense of urgency. Assists with settings sales strategies to achieve overall property goals for both rate and occupancy. Understand the hotel's operations, including room types, meeting capacities, services, features and benefits for assigned hotel/s in your territory. Review monthly STAR reports and create action plans as assigned. Communicate with Revenue Management and GM to ensure that pricing is appropriate and adjust selling strategies as needed. This person has the ability to exceed revenue goals by offering an exciting alternative to the current market. Must be innovative and gregarious and at home when interacting with people. Maintains regular attendance and is consistently on time. Maintains high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include compliance with the dress code. Performs any other duties as requested by supervisor. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties. QUALIFICATIONS Ability to read, analyze and interpret common financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Proficient use of Sales Pro. Strong working knowledge of MS Word is required, specifically Excel. Experience with automated accounting systems is preferred. Associated topics: bi, business planning, business technology, customer, franchise, franchise owner, mba, regional sales, retail, territory manager
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