Sales Manager-Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach – A Doubletree by Hilton | Doubletree by Hilton

Job Description

The Sales Manager at Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach – A DoubleTree by Hilton, will prospect, book, and manage group business for our newly renovated hotel.  The ideal candidate will be a polished team player with at least 1 year of hotel Group Sales experience who enjoys building and maintaining customer relationships.  We are looking for someone with a proactive, can-do attitude, and superior written and verbal communication skills.  We are a collaborative Team looking for a self-motivated person to join us and grow their career with Hilton. 

This iconic 296 guest room resort property is located on Fort Lauderdale Beach, ½ mile south of East Las Olas Boulevard.  We offer an oasis of natural beauty for premier meetings, conferences, and special events framed by the crystal-blue Atlantic Ocean and scenic inland waterways.  The property has 28,000 sq. ft. of event space which easily accommodates events of all sizes. Come, join our TEAM!

Requirements:

1+ year of hotel group sales experience

Excellent communication skills

Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

Assets:

Hilton experience

Delphi/FDC experience

What will I be doing?

Increase qualified group booking volume by developing key relationships with new accounts and growing production with assigned existing accounts.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Respond to sales inquiries from potential customers seeking sleeping rooms, meeting space, food and beverage services, etc.
  • Methodically solicit potential clients for future business on an on-going basis.
  • Establish and maintain visibility with accounts.
  • Determine rates, prepare proposals, negotiate contracts, and analyze lost business.
  • Plan and execute site inspections as required.  
  • Meet and exceed monthly, quarterly, and annual group sales goals.
  • Conduct outside sales calls and polished presentations to local companies and schools.
  • Entertain potential and existing clientele to develop and maintain relationships.

Supportive Functions:

  • Communicate clearly and accurately (verbally or non-verbally) in a pleasant manner.
  • Show competence by completing job responsibilities effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrate an ability to follow a prescribed sequence of service with each encounter.
  • Take initiative, be willing to assume responsibility for exceeding guests’ expectations.
     

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 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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