Fast Track to Area Director of Sales/Regional Director of Sales
Founded in 1985, First Hospitality Group, Inc. is a nationally recognized hotel management company providing management, acquisition, development and receivership services to a variety of hotels. Our portfolio includes more than 40 properties and 12 major hotel brands including Hilton, Marriott, IHG, and Hyatt. Headquartered in the Chicago area, our business prospects are concentrated in key markets throughout the Midwest spanning our business in major cities across 10 states.
Our Company is dedicated to putting people first. FHG's strong and engaging culture creates a high-level experience for associates and guests alike. We look for service super stars to join our team and support our commitment to excellence.
Our company is seeks an experienced, energetic and self-motivated Task Force - Sales Manager to join our exceptional leadership team.
This position will work closely with all of our Regional Director of Sales and Regional Directors of Operations. This position is apart of the Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Management Team and the Training/FHG Field Support Team.
This specific position is considered a development role that fast tracks individuals towards Area Director of Sales and/or Regional Director of Sales positions.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Serving as a liaison between the corporate office and the hotels in the field by understanding business challenges and priorities.
Achieving Hotel Sales Revenue Growth by identifying and developing business opportunities at each hotel you work at.
Ensuring hotel sales efforts are integrated with hotel marketing efforts
Integrating hotel sales programs and processes
Encouraging effective communications by developing strong relationships and maintaining open communications with all departments in each hotel you work at.
Sharing the FHG sales vision with motivational skills.
Meeting financial objectives by optimizing revenue segment contributions
Motivating our hotel sales teams thru sales programs, training, performance objectives and measurements that create value to the hotel
Identifying target accounts, prospecting new business, maintain existing accounts, inside/outside sales calls, sales blitzes, and sales production
Travel and working away from home 5 to 10 days at time.
Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to prepare and analyze data figures and transcriptions prepared on and generated by computer.
Knowledge of computer accounting programs, math skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Ability to travel 100% of the time.
Proven experience with attracting, retaining, motivating and developing a hotel sales staff
Proven hotel experience providing strategic direction.
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds occasionally.
First Hospitality Group seeks to attract, develop, promote and retain a high performing, diverse workforce. We foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness.
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