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Sales Manager

Company: Homewood Suites Washington DC Capitol Navy Yard
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Why us?

Sage Hospitality is set to hire a Sales Manager at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC Capitol- Navy Yard. We are seeking a Sales Manager to contribute to the property by being influential, driven, and ultimately committed to the continued growth and success of the hotel and community!

Nestled in the heart of DC's fastest emerging neighborhood along the Anacostia River, Homewood Suites by Hilton--- Washington DC Capitol Navy Yard is the premier choice for your getaway. Our all-suite Washington Navy Yard hotel is just footsteps away from the Washington National's ballpark and is proud to be an official partner and passionate supporter of the Nationals. With many new restaurants, stores, outdoor concerts, and a vibrant waterfront along the Anacostia River, guests will find it's easy to 'Be At Home' during their stay. Featuring a modern glass fa--ade and contemporary d--cor, our hotel celebrates the energy of the Navy Yard neighborhood with floor-to-ceiling windows and Washington Nationals memorabilia along with all the other amenities of the Homewood Suites. Unique to our property we have modern rooftop terrace equipped with gas grills, a pop-up bar, and panoramic views of Washington DC, including historic attractions such as the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument.

Feel at home at the Homewood Suites Washington DC Capitol- Navy Yard.

At Sage we create a culture of belonging. Our team members serve with creativity, and passion. Sage associates execute unforgettable experiences and take pride in our communities. We set new standards in hospitality.

Job Overview

Meets and exceeds revenue goals by developing new accounts and growing current hotel accounts in a profitable and win-win selling approach.

Responsibilities

Direct Sales:


-Targets results-oriented high revenue potential sales calls to ensure a successful direct sales program, in accordance with goals established by department budget and marketing plan. Must have own reliable transportation and possess a valid state driver's license in order to make sales calls.
-Key Account Management: Maximizes current hotel key accounts by identifying and capturing those that offer revenue
-growth.
-Achieves a minimum of 90% of productivity goals and 100% of activity goals, as established by management.
New Account Development:

-Captures competitor's accounts through networking, research and reader board surveys in order to target and solicit those most probable to generate new business.
-Acquires referrals from existing accounts: Follows up on all leads within 48 hours of receipt in an effort to create new business for the hotel, and, when appropriate, sends leads to other Sage hotels.
-Plans and implements an on-going Targeted Account Development "hit list" in order to create new revenue and acquire valuable hotel contacts, and contracts.
-Continually targets and prospects for new business through telemarketing, individual creativity and innovation.
Yield Management:

-Utilizes yield management techniques by profitably negotiating room rates and function space commitments in order to enhance the hotel's financial performance.
Account Service and Management:

-Maintains well-documented, accurate, organized and up-to-date file management system in order to serve client and employer in the most expedient, organized and knowledgeable manner.
-Develops strong customer relationships through frequent communication and the use of professional, courteous and
-ethical interpersonal interaction.
-Develops customer profiles and maintains an effective trace system, including trace dates and references, in order to best meet client needs, resulting in superior account service and increased revenues. Promptly follows-up on all customer needs and inquiries in an efficient and expedient manner.
Product Knowledge:

-Conducts research, surveys, personal investigation and studies market place and territory in order to effectively capitalize on the hotel's strengths and competitor's weaknesses and capabilities.
Time Management:

-Focuses on revenue-producing activity and maximizes selling time by dedicating a minimum 90% work time on direct sales efforts.
-Professionalism: Controls expenses while traveling on the property's behalf in order to minimize department and hotel costs.
-Represents themselves, the hotel and Sage Development Resources, Inc. with the highest level of integrity and professionalism, a service-focused approach, and a caring, sincere attitude at all times.
-Exhibits a positive and involved team attitude to all hotel departments and maintains open communications with all co-workers for the best overall performance of the hotel. Displays a neat, clean, and business-like appearance at all times.

Keywords: Homewood Suites Washington DC Capitol Navy Yard, Washington DC , Sales Manager, Executive , Washington, DC

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