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National Sales Manager

Company: Lansdowne Resort
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob SummaryThe National Sales Manager is responsible for generating conference business from a national market, maximization of sales, development of potential markets and sound administration of assigned responsibilities through sensible delegation and personal attention to detail. Essential Functions

  • Make personal visits, when necessary to target areas and call on Companies and associations located in a specific market or area.
  • Book meetings, conferences and social guests from assigned areas.
  • Dedicate majority of time to direct telephone sales.
  • Rework and maintain old account files and solicit new accounts.
  • Respond to all correspondence from assigned areas and trace dates for reworking and follow up.
  • Set-up site inspections and follow through.
  • Attend trade shows pertinent to assigned areas and attend meetings, seminars and functions through membership in association.
  • Perform general office duties and assist other personnel, as required.
  • Maintain a constant contact with Corporate and Association meeting planners, maintain membership and contacts in hotel industry associations.
  • Maintain a working relationship with departments interacting with convention groups.
  • Develop new accounts by being inquisitive of accounts we have for "spin off".
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and make recommendations of changes which would affect operations.
  • Maintain accurate forecast and recap information.
  • Set-up and conduct site inspections for entire property. Other Duties
    • All Associates are required to fully comply with hotel and departmental rules, regulations and policies for the safe, secure, effective and environmentally friendly operation of the hotel facilities. Examples include, but are not limited to lost and found procedures, emergency procedures, recycling efforts, etc.
    • Attend and participate in all hotel and/or departmental meetings, training sessions and other information meetings.
    • Regular attendance in conformance with hotels standards is essential to the successful performance of this position.
    • Comply with hotel grooming standards for both uniformed and non-uniformed associates.
    • Comply with hotel service and behavioral standards towards our guests, vendors and fellow colleagues, including, but not limited to ensuring proper phone etiquette, courteous and respectful behavior and maintaining a friendly and positive attitude.
    • Perform all other duties as directed by management that are consistent with the policies and procedures of the hotel. Working Conditions & Physical RequirementsPhysical Effort:Significant portions of day require prolonged standing, moving and sedentary work. Ability to visually review documents and computer screen throughout day.Physical Environment:Ability to walk or stand for extended periods of time during course of shift. Manual SkillsSignificant portions of daily assignments involve application of manual skills requiring motor coordination in combination with finger dexterity, e.g., typing, handwriting, or machine operations.Work Schedule: Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, Associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.Safety:Responsible for operating within hotel safety guidelines, including the safe and responsible operation of hotel equipment. Reports and addresses safety concerns as they arise. Ensures safe handling of chemicals in accordance with hotel and department standards and utilizes proper personal protective equipment (PPE) when appropriate.QualificationsEducation:High school diploma or equivalent vocational training certificate required. Some college or college degree preferred. Degree in hospitality management preferred.Experience:Prefer experience in hotel sales or related industry. Prior experience within a four star hotel brand preferred. Computer Skill & Other Technical Skills:Ability to utilize computer software and hardware required. Ability to easily maneuver on computer keyboard required.Ability to learn, utilize and communicate effectively via company issued communication devices (e.g. Nextel phones, etc).Communication:Advanced ability to comprehend and speak English to understand and respond to information and address advanced guest requests required both verbally and in writing. Knowledge of additional language(s) preferred.Licenses or Certifications:n/aOther:Must be customer-service oriented and have excellent hospitality skills.Must be able to calculate basic mathematic functions.

Keywords: Lansdowne Resort, Leesburg , National Sales Manager, Executive , Leesburg, Virginia

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