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Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018 8:22 AM

Job Description
Hotel Group Sales Manager assists with generating revenue and room nights, establish exceptional guest satisfaction, oversee accounts, and solicit past and new business to meet revenue goals. Have extensive knowledge on the operations of the hotel, including F and B, guest services, reservations, etc. Participate in active sales solicitation, adhere sales policies and selling techniques with emphasis on maximizing occupancy and average daily rate (ADR); network through active participation in community and professional associations, activities and events.
Business Travel Sales Managers are focused on total transient, crew room nights, and revenue for the hotel. This is accomplished by overseeing assigned accounts, cultivating new and current relationships, and soliciting new accounts to exceed all revenue goals set on a monthly and yearly basis.

Requirements:
* Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.
* 2:4 years sales experience, hotel experience strongly preferred
* Strong understanding of negotiation and interpretation of contracts.
* Present a professional and confident appearance.
* Proactive sales approach, assertive and fast paced, driven to succeed.
* Ability to communicate effectively with public and other Team Members.
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Understanding/knowledge of computers and Microsoft office.
* Understanding of market segment, competitors strengths, weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand.
Company Description
Since 2000, Gecko Hospitality and its dedicated Franchise Partners and Recruiters throughout the United States have been pioneers in the hospitality recruiting industry. The value that Gecko Hospitality provides to its Clientele is evident in the advanced networking and technology skills our professional recruiters possess in identifying qualified restaurant professionals.
Our national network consists of 37 regional offices that are driven to meet the needs of the hospitality industry. In addition, Gecko Hospitality offers the largest selection of hospitality jobs, restaurant jobs, hotel jobs, resort jobs and club management jobs online. Our specialized, hospitality:focused team covers all 50 states and Canada with over 80 Franchise Partners and recruiters. Gecko Hospitality was founded on providing the finest restaurant jobs nationwide to the highest performing candidates. More importantly, our Franchise Partners and recruiters began their careers in hospitality and there is no finer training ground for recruiting than real life experience.
At Gecko Hospitality, we are passionate about making sure that every member of our recruiting team is familiar with our philosophies. In the same way that we learn about people when developing relationships and friendships, we want our people to have a sense of Gecko Hospitalitys values and insight into our companys personality. With this insight comes a greater understanding of how values fit with Gecko Hospitalitys values, why we do things the way we do as well as providing a basis for making decisions that are appropriate to those values. We all play a part in keeping these traditions and philosophies alive.
We want every member of our recruiting team to understand that we are only as good as how well we follow these philosophies on an every day basis. Gecko Hospitality is all about achieving results by being motivated. This motivation to achieve results comes from within. No one can motivate us, nor can we motivate anyone else. As leaders, all that we can do is provide an environment where people motivate themselves to achieve mutually beneficial goals. Along with this philosophy, each team member possesses the following traits for which we are proud: honesty, integrity, desire, determination, listening skills, rapid learning, responding in a timely manner, effective communication skills, thoroughness, empathy, compassion, and most of all we want every team member to have a strong work ethic that motivates them to

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• Location: Chicago, northbrook

• Post ID: 89148072 chicago
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