Senior Sales Manager

Pittsburgh, PA 15202 US

Posted: 10/29/2018 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Hospitality Division Job ID: 36JN017 Salary: $60,000 - $70,000

We are seeking a Senior Sales Manager for a Full-Service Hotel in the Pittsburgh, PA area.

The Senior Sales Manager is accountable for handling the short and long-term planning, the day-to-day operations of the hotel sales department and training/coaching the sales staff. The Senior Sales Manager will assist with all revenue management decisions and be direct the overall solicitation and management efforts of the catering, rooms sales, and catering department. The majority of the Senior Sales Manager's concentration will be generating social and rooms business with the full understanding of all rooms and food & beverage practices.

Senior Sales Manager Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Sales Manager will produce a minimum of 50 calls weekly encompassing telemarketing, site inspections and outside field calls; with weekly documentation.

  • The Senior Sales Manager will contribute in weekly staff meetings and daily stand-up meetings.

  • The Senior Sales Manager will develop budget and marketing plans, work with operations managers on all up and coming functions, and assist in all operations in the execution of events when required.

  • The Senior Sales Manager will be fully knowledgeable of all property specific operational practices, proficient in all computer systems, and familiar with all paper flow and administrative needs. 

  • The Senior Sales Manager's responsibilities include selling both rooms, food, and beverage.

  • The Senior Sales Manager will take full ownership of all functions, including the processing of all payment destination.

  • The Senior Sales Manager will possess full knowledge and understanding of the company’s handbook, SOPs, and processes; adhere to and enforce those in a fair and consistent manner.

  • The Senior Sales Manager will provide disciplinary action when necessary, take immediate action on problems that are encountered in the hotel, promote teamwork and associate morale, and assist other leadership team members and/or managers when needed.

  • The Senior Sales Manager will resolve all service issues via written communication or phone calls to the complete satisfaction of hotel customers.

  • The Senior Sales Manager will participate in developing the hotel’s direct sales plan/pricing strategy and ensure group-meeting arrangements are completed and executed.

  • The Senior Sales Manager will review inventory control and selling strategy daily, ensure accounting policies are in place and perform hands-on duties as needed to deliver guest services.

 

The Senior Sales Manager Required Skills

  • Highly organized, with strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Solid understanding of profit and loss statements.

  • Ability to sell effectively/results driven.

  • Outstanding people skills.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and available for all shifts.

  • Willingness to participate in community-driven events, charities, chamber of commerce and other

    local organizations.

  • in sales, marketing or business and/or 3 years of related experience.

  • Proven track record in sales and RevPar growth.

  • Experience with a food and beverage background.

  • Excellent business and analytical skills.

Salary:

55,000 - 65,000 base 

Bonus

Benefits

Vacation

PTO

 

Apply now for the Senior Sales Manager Opportunity in Pittsburgh, PA or email your resume to jeremy@geckohospitality.com

Jeremy Nichols
Franchise Partner | Hospitality Division

Jeremy Nichols started his recruiting career in 2000 with international retail giant H&M. Based in NY, he helped open one of their first stores in the US. After a few years in operations he soon joined the US expansion team. With this role, he traveled the US and was responsible for the recruitment and hiring for emerging markets along the East Coast and throughout the Midwest.

In 2008 Jeremy joined the nation’s largest franchisee of Panera Bread, Covelli Enterprises. As the Director of Recruiting, Jeremy’s focus was on the Greater Tampa Bay market including the Gainesville, Ocala and The Villages area. Jeremy hired management and catering personnel for 30 locations. Additionally, he was responsible for the staffing of new locations as well as filling upper management positions in their corporate support office.

Jeremy has a true passion for recruiting. The relationships and connections that are made with each placement are what motivate Jeremy to find that perfect match for both candidate and employer.

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