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Sales & Marketing Manager

Hales Jobs

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Published
31-01-2019
Job ad details
Published
31-01-2019
Expires
28-02-2019
Job ID
LJA-70245279
Jobtype
Permanent
Salary level
£35,000 - £37,000  per year
Job sector
Sales

Role:  Sales and Marketing Manager

Status:  Permanent Full time

Location:  Welwyn Garden City (Own transport needed)

Our Client is a beautiful, family-owned 4 Star Country Hotel, 4 function suites, 9 meeting rooms, 2 restaurants and 44 bedrooms, and now hosts over 300 weddings and events a year.

Who are we looking for?

This proactive role requires an entrepreneurial, self-motivated and commercially minded sales manager who has drive and is excited to develop this new challenge.

The ideal candidate will have experience in, managing and developing a sales team ideally within the Hotel sector.

What is the role?

  • This role will play an integral part, as the owners continue to invest as they push towards a 5* classification.
  • You will be the face and Voice of the Hotels new 5* Brand.
  • A newly acquired Golf course and planning permission for a brand-new Spa makes this a great opportunity for a Sales & Marketing Manager to really leave their mark!
  • The challenge is to grow total revenues by over a 5 year period by increasing number of customers and growing spend per customer across Rooms, M&E, F&B and Leisure.
  • As Sales & Marketing Manager you will build and develops strong relationships with our clients, managing the client accounts, revenue generation, local PR and marketing.
  • You will be required to manage the external and internal sales function, generate new business and maintain existing account revenues.
  • You will be expected to work in a team and liaise with the other Heads of Department and General Manager with regards to promotions, events and regular guests.
  • Passion for Sales is a must as are excellent communication skills, being a team player and being driven by enthusiasm and personality.

Who will you be working with?

  • You will be driving the hotel’s development team alongside the Director of Sales and Marketing and General Manager.
  • In your team, we already have 6 hungry sales people, as well as a Front Office Manager and 3 reception staff.

What will be your responsibilities?

  • Represent the hotel at Exhibitions and client events on site
  • Ensure you and the Events Sales Executives are fully aware of sales and project targets
  • External sales calls to generate new leads for the Events Team and Corporate Rates.
  • Site visits to demonstrate clients facilities at the hotel
  • Annual conference agents roadshow and annual travel agents roadshow ensuring all key agencies are seen at least once a year.
  • Identify source of enquires and report weekly
  • Forecasting revenue for forthcoming financial periods and quarters
  • Ensure targets are met for Account Management calls and procedures
  • Liaise with the Event team looking at all bookings over the value of 5K and helping to close the business with a site visit or appointment to present
  • Identify gaps in event reservations and devise and execute sales plan
  • Oversee monthly e-newsletter
  • Management of mailings
  • Identify cross selling opportunities and action them with other departments within Tewin Bury Farm
  • Manage team appointments, rotas, sickness and holiday to ensure the department always has maximum coverage

If you are interested in applying for this role please email your CV to lorna.ballard@halesgroup.co.uk or call 01438 741 833

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Job ad details
Published
31-01-2019
Expires
28-02-2019
Job ID
LJA-70245279
Jobtype
Permanent
Salary level
£35,000 - £37,000  per year
Job sector
Sales
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