Complex Senior Sales Manager -DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando, Disney Springs and Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando, International Drive | Doubletree by Hilton

Job Description

Serves as the hotel representative to prospective clients and customers who need to rent rooms, meeting space, food and beverage service, etc. Responds to sales inquiries, initiates new sales, prospects and qualifies leads and solicits potential clients, entertains clients, conducts site visits and answers questions, determines rates, prepares proposals, negotiates contracts, services accounts and analyzes lost business for the hotel/s. Develops sales plans and strategies to meet or exceed established revenue and room night goals. Works with various departments to ensure requested services are provided to customers.

  • Represent hotel by soliciting, responding to and negotiating with persons requiring large and complex group accommodations (generally over 50 guest rooms) with or without meeting space and/or on-site (hotel) catering, based upon market segment and account files assigned by the Director of Sales (and Marketing). Represent hotel in significant interactions dealing with customers relative to sales and operational questions, concerns, and issues. Negotiate contracts with customers and commission agreements with third party agencies.
  • Initiate the preparation of proposals and/or contracts to advise prospective customers primarily of the hotel guest rooms, but also meeting space and/or banquet date, space and rate availability. Develop and quote prices for same.
  • Engage in outside sales activities to discuss business opportunities and entertain customers in local and assigned markets (percentage of travel dependent on specific market). Direct site visits and H.O.S.T. programs for respective accounts and participates in tradeshows, industry and customer events.
  • Attend weekly sales departmental meeting and other scheduled meetings to support business operations, e.g., tentative review, lost business review, group-pick up, etc.
  • Conduct site inspections with potential customers, visiting guest rooms, meeting space and banquet facilities, as well as other hotel facilities.#LI-AT3

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality – We’re passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity – We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership – We’re leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork – We’re team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership – We’re the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now – We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability

What are the benefits of working for Hilton?*
Hilton is proud to support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as:

  • Go Hilton travel program: 100 nights of discounted travel
  • Hilton Shares: Our employee stock purchase program (ESPP) – you can purchase Hilton shares at a 15 percent discount!
  • Maternity and parental leave, including 12 weeks of paid leave for birthing parents and four weeks of paid leave for eligible Team Members, including partners and adoptive parents 
  • Debt-Free Education: Team Members will have access to a wide variety of educational credentials through our partnership with Guild Education, including: college degrees and professional certifications
  • Flexible shifts and days off
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance coverage for you and your family, including Telemedicine and at-home care via AmazonCare
  • Mental health resources including free counseling through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401K plan and company match to help save for your retirement

**Available benefits may vary depending upon property-specific terms and conditions of employment

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

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