HOTEL/CONFERENCE CENTER SALES MANAGER Job
Compass Group USA - Babson Park, MA

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A Fresh Approach to Great Results.

Charlotte-based Compass Group North America is the leader in foodservice management and support services. By combining fresh ideas with the industry's greatest talent, we continue to set the standards for food and service excellence. Our vision for success is a powerful one - to continue to rise above the competition in every aspect of our business - from leading-edge technology, to purchasing, to foodservice, to catering and vending, to facilities management and support services. That kind of commitment commands only the best, and it's our great people providing great service that generates our great results . In turn, it's important to us that our talented employees be given the proper resources to achieve their fullest potential. Play a key role in our future success:

Job Description:

HOTEL/CONFERENCE CENTER SALES MANAGER

Flik International is seeking a Sales Manager for the Babson Executive Conference Center in Wellesley, MA. This full service conference center offers 211 rooms and 22,500 square feet of meeting space. Ideal candidate will strategically sell conference center space, including related services, and food and beverage needs to groups and companies and will focus on day meetings or groups utilizing 10 or less sleeping rooms. Will be guided to achieve/exceed annual budgeted sales goals by performing direct sales solicitation while developing new accounts and maintaining existing accounts; managing account details and preparing reports; responding to all telephone and in-person inquiries to promote the Conference Center. Responsible for maintaining positive customer relationships and ensuring timely responses to all inquiries for space or service needs.Confer with customers in all phases of their meeting/conference to ensure complete customer satisfaction.

Recipe to Succeed:

-Must effectively plan and communicate to all departments the expressed need of the customer.
-Maintain a tracking system for all potential customers.
-Ensure that all appropriate communication for upcoming business is complete and distributed in a timely manner to the management team.
-Organize sales and marketing efforts to ensure that the maximum exposure is purchased for the monies that are spent.
-Oversee and conduct sales calls, prospecting and meet all quotas to ensure that the quarterly and annual goals are met.
-Complete knowledge of the Property Management System.
-Engage in educational and team building activities to strengthen personal value and departmental relationships.

Necessary Ingredients:

Bachelors degree

Minimum of 5 years hotel or conference center sales experience.

Keep abreast of industry trends, share information with all staff.

Superior quantitative, oral and written communications and problem-solving/strategizing skills.

Excellent overall computer skills with advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.

Proactive mindset to anticipate and support changes in our business.

Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior.

Exceptional customer service abilities.

Great People. Great Service. Great Results.

At Compass Group North America, our superior balance of efficiency and quality attract the highest caliber level of service our clients deserve. We retain the finest workers with a highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits plan. If you're looking for a career where you set the standard for personal advancement, then Compass Group North America is for you! Working together, we will continue to experience success as the industry's best.

Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group North America is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V

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