Hyatt Sales Manager - Group in MERCED, California
At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences. Hyatt is a place where high expectations aren't just met-they're exceeded. It's a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry. It's a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture. A hallmark of the Joie de Vivre brand is that every hotel is deeply and uniquely of its place. For El Capitan and Mainzer, that place is on Main Street, in California’s Central Valley, and within a 90-minute drive of Yosemite National Park or the San Francisco Bay area. The pre-opening hotel is highly anticipated and is the only full service property in the market. The Sales Manager position will handle corporate meetings and room blocks with 10 rooms, with or without Food & Beverage. Sales goals will be established and tracked monthly. A sales incentive plan will be put into place to rewards achievement. The Sales Manager is a fully competent individual who has experience in the sales process and function of a hotel. Responsibilities include selling guest rooms, meeting space and other Hyatt services to customer groups, managing accounts, and conducting site inspections, solicits and generates business. Duties also include preparing and presenting effective proposals, maintaining well organized documentation and reports, utilizes Hyatt systems and coordinates customer service requirements as appropriate. The Sales Manager will also participate and may lead event meetings, sales and other staff meetings. The Sales Manager also works as a team member with the sales and catering staff to in close contact with assigned Administrative Assistant and other support staff.
Desired qualities include: Previous hotel experience, account management skills, strong knowledge of group business, highly motivated and goal oriented, organized, prospecting skills and ability to work well under pressure.* *Self-motivated, results oriented, excellent communication skills, flexible, responsible, strategic, synergistic team player, strong sales skills and ability to creatively solve problems
- A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment
- Refined verbal and written communication skills
- A minimum of 1-3 years of hotel sales or comparable experience preferred
- Must be proficient in general computer knowledge
- Prefer selling, negotiating, business writing and presentation skills training
Primary Location: US-CA-Merced
Organization: El Capitan Hotel
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Req ID: MER000057
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