National Account Sales Manager

Hand Picked Hotels

National Account Sales Manager


Hand Picked Hotels, Smethwick, Sandwell

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 6 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: a7965c7ba98b4850bc8d493a8bcd12ab

Full Job Description

  • As National Sales Account Manager you will be responsible for total account management for all Corporate and allocated agent accounts within a defined territory on behalf of Hand Picked Hotels.

  • You will be responsible for developing the territory from existing accounts and contacts, alongside targeting new business account opportunities.

  • This will involve working as part of the UK sale team driving sales into the local territory hotels.

  • This role is located in the Midlands and covers hotels located in this area, with travel to all the hotels as required on a daily basis and business meetings off site.

  • Reporting to the Regional Director of Sales, you will have support from an internal structure.

    Proven sales and account management experience within the hotel or hospitality industry.

  • You will have previous experience of account management and for converting new business within a hotel, conference or agency back

  • It is essential you have excellent written, presentation skills and attention to detail.

  • You will highly motivated and driven and enjoying working in a team environment.

  • Shows initiative, flexibility and resourcefulness. Is able to deal with challenging deadlines and prioritises effectively.

  • It is essential you are an outstanding communicator, influencer and motivator.

  • It is vital you are a multi-tasker with the ability to stay organised and focused when presented with multiple projects.

  • Must be able to drive and have your own transport as you will be required to visit each hotel in your region on a weekly / monthly basis.

    Hand Picked Hotels is a beautiful collection of 21 privately owned, luxury country houses and coastal retreats, each hand picked for their individuality. Architecturally distinctive and quintessentially British, every hotel boasts an extraordinary location, from Scotland to the Channel Islands, offering breath taking views, from vast countryside to expansive beaches, to lush woodlands. With every need taken care of, the team at each hotel ensures every guest has a magical experience, encouraging them to return time and time again.

  • Hand Picked Hotels was founded in 2001 by owner and Chairman, Julia Hands MBE. Whilst each hotel is individual, every property fulfils the company values of family, individuality, community and care, ensuring a hand picked experience for every guest and employee.

    We are currently recruiting for a National Account Sales Manager to join Hand Picked Hotels this role will cover our hotels located in the Midlands will include, New Hall Hotel and Spa Fawsley Hall Hotel and Spa ,Stanbrook Abbey Hotel, Ettington Park Hotel.

    To support the investment program, Hand Picked Hotels is seeking an ambitious National Account Sales Manager with strong experience developing commercially successful sales strategies to reach new customers, capture new business and position a luxury business within a competitive landscape. Working alongside the Group Director of Sales and Lead Senior Account Manager shaping the business strategy for both today and for the future.
    This represents an exceptional opportunity to join our award-winning group, working with a highly experienced team in a business focused on delivering an exceptional guest experience and being an employer of choice in hospitality.

  • A competitive salary package depending of experience, business mileage will be paid, plus company bonus.

  • This is a Full-Time 40 hours per week Monday to Friday.

  • Company pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.

  • Life assurance scheme.

  • Employee Assistance Program to support you with whatever life throws at you.

  • Company Sickness Scheme Benefit.

  • 28 days holiday per year including bank holidays, increasing to 33 days including bank holidays with length of service.

  • Forward career progression, with access to our In House and external training programs, including apprenticeships up to level 7, which are all supported by our learning and development team.

  • £30 staff stays with Hand Picked Hotels per room Bed & Breakfast & 25% discount on all food & drink. Yes, it's as good as it sounds! Annual loyalty awards (like afternoon teas and overnight stays)

  • Online retail discount platform offering thousands of savings with high street retailers and restaurants as well as a health and well-being platform.

  • Opportunity to make lifelong friendships and be part of team that celebrates Diversity and Inclusion.

  • Hand Picked Hotels is an Equal Opportunities employer. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.