Britannia Hotels

Sales Manager - Blackpool

Blackpool, Lancashire
11 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Sales Manager - The Norbreck Castle

Role Objective

You will help us spread the word about this beautifully located hotel situated on the north-east coast of Scotland, in one of the major fishing ports, Peterhead. Set in its own widespread gardens on the banks of the estuary of the River Ugie, the hotel offers breath taking scenery and is conveniently located for Trump International Golf Links.

You will have a dynamic and naturally motivated quality when it comes to hotel sales.

Main Responsibilities

  • You will maximise the potential of the Hotel aiming to increase occupancy percentage and achieve room rates
  • You will produce and implement a sales and marketing plan 
  • Co-ordinate marketing activities within the Hotel both inside the Sales Office and other departments.
  • You will maximise business potential for corporate rate/ commercial rate.
  • You will source new opportunities in the local or national market
  • To monitor productivity of all corporate accounts and evaluates accordingly.
  • To be conversant with Opera and the central reservation network to maximise revenue and opportunities for promotion.
  • You will lead a team and ensure Conference and Banqueting business targets for revenue, occupancy and profit are achieved. 
  • You will grow Conference and Banqueting and function business through proactive selling and effective conversion of all enquiries using the agreed company system, maximum profit at all times.
  • You will ensure that every sales opportunity is realised and converted into bookings.

Person Specification

  • Previous or existing hotel sales experience
  • Have the determination and drive to hit deadlines
  • Must be able to demonstrate successful selling in the hospitality industry
  • Understand hospitality, Events and Conference Environment

Employee Benefits

  • Up to 28 days holiday including bank holidays per annum
  • Discounted weekend breaks
  • Meals on duty (Subject eligibility)
  • Uniform (Subject to position)
  • Accelerated promotion prospects

Britannia Hotels are an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants from non-EEC countries will require work permits or permission to work issued by the Home Office.

Britannia Hotels will not recognise any submissions related to unsolicited applications and no agency fees will apply in relation to such submissions.  If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any director or employee of our company, we will not accept liability for commissions or other charges if we subsequently employ that candidate whether directly or through another agency. Where an agency’s correspondence contains a disclaimer indicating otherwise, our policy will prevail in this regard.

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