Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Columbia Sussex Corporation. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotels employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.
The Melville Marriott is currently looking for a dynamic Group Sales Manager to complement our existing team.
Our Newly renovated 371 room hotel boasts over 18,500 square feet of flexible meeting space, restaurants, concierge lounge and full pool & fitness facility. Our new team member will have the drive for proactive selling, solicitation along with building / maintaining relationships. Candidates will be utilizing systems of CI-TY, C-vent, Hotel Planner, and Microsoft Office/Excel. Previous hotel sales experience required, Marriott experience a plus.
Develop & maintain the following segments: group markets including Education, Fraternal Pharmaceutical, Association and Religious, through proposals, phone calls, outside calls and site inspections (experience in the above markets is preferred for this position)
Move throughout property to conduct site inspections. Maximize revenue by selling all facets of the hotel, both orally and in written form to previous, current and potential clients.
Handle account details so that all pertinent aspects of solicitation and closing are complete and documented. Coordinate various departments participation in servicing accounts.
Develop and conduct persuasive verbal sales presentations to prospective clients.
Travel to conduct outside calls, promote the hotel and review competition.
Represent hotel at trade shows.
Candidates with Hotel Sales experience and with proven track record of booking business.
Strong background in selling hotel rooms, F&B, Catering, Meeting Rooms, and thorough knowledge of sales techniques.
Ability to maintain consistent verbal and written communication with clients.
Must be able to work effectively with operations and sales team.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
This company is an equal opportunity employer.
Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott