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Sr Sales Executive (NE)

Company Name:
Gaylord Hotels
It's a powerful feeling, to belong. It's that moment you feel truly and completely yourself. It's working with a team you call family. At Gaylord Hotels we know that when you feel at home, you'll make our guests feel at home. And it's why so many of our STARS come for a job, but stay for a career. If this sounds like the place for you, join us.
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
located at
201 Waterfront Street, Oxon Hill, MD, 20745
is currently hiring a
Sr Sales Executive (NE).
Responsibilities include: Acts as the on-property liaison for group sales within the pre-defined peak room parameters for Property Sales. Contracts and closes group business in addition to conducting site inspections. Verifies business is turned over properly and in a timely fashion for quality service delivery. Achieves group revenue goals by actively up-selling each business opportunity to maximize revenue opportunity. Implements the brand's service strategy and applicable brand initiatives in all aspects of the sales process and drives customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.
CANDIDATE PROFILE
Education and Experience
Required:
High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the sales and marketing, guest services, front desk, or related professional area.
OR
2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.
Preferred:
Large group sales experience.
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Managing Sales Activities
Achieves group revenue goals by responding to incoming group/catering opportunities for the property that are within the pre-defined peak room parameters.
Understands the overall market (e.g., competitors' strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc.) and knows how to sell against them.
Closes the best opportunities for the property based on market conditions and property needs.
Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts.
Achieves group revenue goals by actively up-selling each business opportunity to maximize revenue opportunity.
Partners with Area Sales to identify new group/catering business and achieve personal and property revenue goals.
Acts as the on-property liaison for group events over the Group Sales peak room parameters of the Sales Office.
Develops group sales revenue and operation budgets, and provides forecasting reports.
Works with the management team to create and implement a group sales/marketing plan addressing revenue, customers, and market.
Assists with selling, implementation, and follow-through of group sales promotions.
Attends pre- and post-convention meetings to understand group needs, obtain feedback on quality of product (e.g., rooms, meeting facilities and equipment, food and beverage), service levels, and overall satisfaction.
Provides accurate, complete, and effective turnover to Event Management.
Executes and supports Marriott's Customer Service Standards and hotel's Brand Standards.
Conducts site inspections, as required.
Monitors same day selling procedures to maximize room revenue and control hotel occupancy.
Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).
Participates in and practices daily service basics of the brand (e.g.,., MHR Spirit to Serve Daily Basics, RHR Savvy Service Basics, Courtyard, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn Basics of the Day, Residence Inn Daily Huddle, or TownePlace Suites Morning Meeting).
Verifies that the property implements a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to sales while consistently delivering high level of service.
To submit your application for this job, please go to: https://marriott.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en
To search all jobs or learn more about careers with Gaylord Hotels: www.marriott.com/careers
Gaylord Hotels is consistently recognized as an employer of choice around the globe by FORTUNE and Working Mother magazines, DiversityInc, Great Places to Work Institute, and the CRF institute among others. Visit our newsroom to learn more: news.marriott.com.

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