The Group Sales Manager is responsible for generating conference business from a local or national market, maximization of sales, development of potential markets and sound administration of assigned responsibilities. The Group Sales Manager is responsible for or selling group business from the Southeast market, primarily handling no more than 10 to 35 room nights on peak while maximizing revenues for all areas of the hotel. Assists in the overall efficient operation of the Sales & Events Department, manages accounts to achieve guest satisfaction and solicits new and past business to ensure revenue goals are met or exceeded.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
High School Diploma required
Bachelor’s degree preferred or combination of four years relevant education and experience.
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance. Specific uniform guidelines and/or required articles of clothing will be explained to you as a part of the orientation process.
Work is performed in an office environment; and ability to tolerate varying conditions of noise level, temperature, illumination, and air quality. Requires mobility. Requires prolonged sitting, standing, and walking. Ability to push and/or pull cabinet weighing up to fifteen pounds. Eye/hand coordination and manual dexterity. Ability to distinguish letters, symbols, and colors. Normal vision and hearing range. Travel may be required.
The hospitality business functions seven days a week. In addition, this is a hospitality business and a hospitable service atmosphere must be projected at all times.
Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with sbe rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of the facilities. Employees who violate restaurant rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.
This document reflects the job content at the time of writing and will be subject to periodic change in the light of changing operational and environmental requirements. Such changes will be discussed with the jobholder and the job description amended accordingly.