Our client based in Leicester is one of the world's largest hotel company by the number of hotels. Due to business growth this is a great opportunity for a Sales Intern to take their first step into management as a proactive Sales Leader and to work alongside the General Manager while being coached and developed by the Regional Sales Director for Europe.
It is a fantastic and exciting work environment with the opportunity to progress and possibly have the opportunity to travel.
Ideal candidate will have experience in hospitality/management and sales with a minimum of 1 year experience working in proactive sales, they must also be able to drive.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
" To secure and develop new local business and grow existing accounts for the hotels. Keeping in line with agreed market sectors and annual budgets relating to the Hotel.
" To support the hotel in appointment making, local marketing, reporting and in -house responsibilities.
" To positively approach all sales opportunities in order to maximise sales revenue and exceed budgeted sales targets / objectives.
" To prepare hotels annual business plans and rolling 3 monthly sales plans in line with hotel budgets. Research and identify new rooms and conference business in line with hotels business plans/budget.
" Create and maintain contact with regular and new clients. Develop strong local product and competitor knowledge
" To follow all Company guidelines and sales disciplines when meeting with clients.
" To monitor local Companies performance each month, review performance for the top performing accounts.
" Attend and present at monthly hotels sales meetings and regional / national meetings. To attend weekly meetings with the General Manager.
" Achieve and exceed set objectives set at monthly sales meetings and business reviews
" Prepare and submit rate tenders / RFP's on behalf of the hotel / group.
" To monitor local Companies and the local planning authorities to take advantage of any new business opportunities.
" Organise and carryout client entertaining, show rounds and FAM trips for key bookers (agent / direct) and main decision makers.
" Attend and implement actions resulting from 1:1's and Annual performance review
" To comply with all Company and statutory requirements for fire, hygiene, health & safety procedures.
Ideal candidate will have Business Acumen, a self-driver, is persuasive, good communication, negotiation and networking skills, is energetic and ambitious.
22,000-25,000 + quarterly bonus incentives
Monday-Friday 9 -5.30
Free parking and meals from the hotel with 20 days hol + bank hols
Please call Hannah at Brook Street on 0116 2516171 or alternatively email your CV