Dec 05, 2019
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
Location : US-AZ-Tucson # of Openings : 1 Category : Sales/Marketing Position Type : Regular Full-Time FLSA Status : Exempt About Us Welcome to one of Arizona's most beloved resorts: The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson. Our magnificent 250 acre desert resort is nestled in the foothills of Tucson's Santa Catalina Mountains and features 487 rooms and 60,000 square feet of meeting space. We have exciting employment opportunities to offer in our rooms division, food and beverage and administrative and general departments. There are health and welfare benefits for full-time associates and other offerings for all associates including paid time off, free meals daily in our associate dining room and a discounted travel benefit at any one of 6,000+ Marriott hotels worldwide. Want to learn more about joining our team? Join today! Overview Works with Director of Sales and Marketing for total room, banquet, catering, and room rental revenue, yield strategies, implementation and accountable to a market performance and meeting budget, forecast, and optimal business mix targets. Strategies to include market mix, pricing, status, and direct sales. The development and solicitation of business from all markets to ensure the necessary advance bookings needed for a successful and profitable operation for the hotel. Responsibilities Assist in directing the solicitation efforts of the sales staff through effective oral and written communication while overseeing rate, date and space commitments for group room sales within the hotel. Recruit, Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline and/or termination when appropriate. Compile and/or direct the preparation of reports pertaining to the operation of the Sales Department to include, but not limited to the annual and monthly forecast, lead management system, group booking pace report, star reports and sales meeting minutes. Coordinate ongoing research of the travel industry to detect market trends and related information for development of new marketing strategies. Make reasonable recommendations to improve potential from various markets. Develop and conduct persuasive verbal sales presentations to prospective clients. Sit in place of Director of Sales and Marketing at all meetings when Director of Sales and Marketing is not available or present. Knowledge of travel industry, current market trends and economic factors. Ability to access, understand and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system. Direct and manage all group, transient, and catering/banquet sales activities to maximize revenue for the hotel. Prepare, implement and compile data for the strategic sales plan, monthly reports, annual goals, sales budget, forecasts and other reports as directed/required. Develop rates, group sales and catering deployment strategies through review of competitive data, demand analysis and mix management. Professionally represent the hotel in community and industry organizations and events. Oversee departmental matters as they relate to federal, state, and local employment and civil rights laws. Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis. Perform any other job related duties as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor's degree preferred. 6+ years of sales experience in full service hotels. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and CI TY. Knowledge of computer accounting programs, math skills, as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required. Ability to effectively listen, communicate and perform diplomacy with internal and external customers and staff in all situations. Ability to stand and move throughout the hotel property and continuously perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc. Benefits HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit program that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you! For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance programs geared to you and your family's needs as well as Vacation/Sick/Holiday benefits. For your financial wellness, HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life insurance as well as Short and Long-Term Disability plans. Our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our 'YouDecide' and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future. HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
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