Working within the local markets to promote our hotels to corporate clients and hotel booking agents, you will seek out new business opportunities and develop existing accounts to achieve increased sales for conferences, events and accommodation. Your ultimate aim is to grow revenue and market share for your hotel and the group.
To succeed in this role, you will need to be a self-starter who is passionate about achieving results and making a difference. As they say ˜people buy people', so your charismatic personality will be just as important as your proven sales experience, ideally gained within the hotel industry, and you need to be organised to plan and prioritise your time to achieve results. Your knowledge of the local market and your ability to seek solutions for your clients and to build long-term relationships will contribute to your success in this role.
You will be out and about visiting clients as well as entertaining them within the hotel so should hold a clean current driving licence and be prepared to work some evening and weekend hours on occasions.
The aim of this role is to identify, secure and develop local business opportunities through proactive sales activity. Deliver planned revenue and profitability targets and gain competitive advantage for the hotel.
We are looking for someone with a proffesional and mature attitude with the drive and ambition to suceed. Personable with excellent interpersonal skills. A proven track record in sales is essential and hotel experience desirable.
In return we are offering a competitive salary and flexible working patterns of 39 hrs per week.
Conveniently situated near Swansea, yet within easy reach of beautiful Welsh countryside, the Mercure Swansea Hotel offers something for everyone. There's also a Leisure Club. Jupiter Hotels Limited - 10 months ago