Sage Hospitality Resources Business Travel Sales Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

10245BR

Req #:

10245BR

Why Us:

Sage is looking for independent thinkers with their own entrepreneurial spirit. We're not asking you to fit the mold, we're hoping that you break it. We are a results-driven company creating places that are more than just heads in beds, so we're looking for more than just a person behind a desk. Achieving personal and professional growth is one of our values at Sage Hospitality. We believe it's not just about the work you do, but it's about who you are. We give back to the community, look challenges dead in the eye. We manage and lead and we leave our environments better than we found them. Interested?

Job Title:

Business Travel Sales Manager

Location Name:

Hilton Executive Park Charlotte

City:

Charlotte

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

The Sales Manager is responsible for selling the hotel, developing sales contacts and performing sales activities in assigned markets. Exempt Sales Managers must spend more than 50% of their time outside directly selling. Must be able to engage customers, analyzes their needs, and creates tailored proposals. Negotiates and closes sales while achieving sales targets. Effectively communicates internally and externally through various methods and across all departments.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Strong sales techniques and yield management.

Professionally communicate and interact with clients and associates utilizing all methods of communication.

Develop budgets and financial plans as required by internal departments and clients.

Must have dexterity/mobility to meet clients on and off premises, tour property, attend functions and climb stairs.

Must have own reliable transportation and possess a valid state driver’s license in order to make sales calls.

Abilities

Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required while filing, Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel to assist clients. Occasional standing. Occasional carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs.

Education/Formal Training

Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.

Experience

Six months minimum in sales, customer service related position or hotel experience preferred.

Material/Equipment Used

General office equipment: computer, typewriter, copier, facsimile, telephone, calculator, etc. .

Environment

General office and hotel environment

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

NC