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Association Sales Manager - Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Company: Hilton Milwaukee
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The desired candidate for an Area Sales Manager for Marcus Hotels & Resorts - Milwaukee Market is someone who is skilled and knowledgeable in all aspects of sales development, execution and overall hotel operations. The ideal candidate will showcase a positive attitude, a proactive approach to problem solving, an eagerness and initiative to learn and jump in on projects and a self-sufficient and self-motivated work style. The person must exhibit managerial level accountability while also being able to flex into administrative or event support responsibilities whenever necessary. While focusing on sales development, specifically within the National and Regional Association segment, the Area Sales Manager will be responsible for the solicitation and management of this segment to ensure all financial and sales goals are achieved or exceeded. This position will include travel several times a year to the East Coast along with travel within the United States to attend various conferences, generate sales leads, attend networking events, strengthen client relationships, etc. The Area Sales Manager will coordinate and execute sales of meeting space and guest rooms for Hilton Milwaukee City Center, The Pfister Hotel and Saint Kate - The Arts Hotel. Ideally, the candidate will also be flexible to support additional areas of the hotel including events and operations, when needed, to add to our cohesive team approach as the hotel industry continues to recover from the impacts of the pandemic. We are seeking an engaged candidate who has a proven history of finding new accounts, closing business, growing a client base within the Association segment and who will ensure the highest level of customer service at all times and drive the strategy behind bringing vibrant activity into all rooms and event spaces to each of our Milwaukee properties.Marcus Hotels & Resorts is dedicated to serving people. Of primary importance is the ability to be a team player and motivate associates to deliver unforgettable guest experiences by serving people, creating memories and delivering exceptional experiences.Other Essential Duties and Responsibilities: -- - Account prospecting, solicitation, and development-- - Conduct hotel site inspections, entertain both in house and off property, travel in the United States a minimum of six (6) times per year and maintain thorough follow up methods-- - Prepare and present proposals and contracts both written and verbal in a prompt, accurate, profitable, pleasant and professional manner-- - Perform administrative or event support functions when necessary to support the team approach-- - Assist in strategic planning, goal setting, and other departmental activities-- - Handle account details and coordinate final arrangements with Event Services department-- - Represent all Milwaukee area hotels at trade shows, civic/business functions, industry-related associations, and other events to promote the hotel and/or the cityJOB REQUIREMENTS: -- - High school diploma or equivalent required, Four-year college degree preferred, however, any combination of education and training within hotel sales and/or event planning may also be considered-- - Excellent communication skills-- - Basic mathematical skills that allow for calculation of room blocks, average rates, and forecast information-- - Ability to travel-- - Flexibility to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel-- - Ability to work independently while accepting ongoing training and supervision-- - Strong willingness to learn the designated market(s)Marcus Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity EmployerJob Type: Full-timeSchedule:Monday to FridaySupplemental Pay:Bonus payLicense/Certification:Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location:Multiple locationsWork Remotely:NoWork Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: Hilton Milwaukee, Milwaukee , Association Sales Manager - Marcus Hotels & Resorts, Executive , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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