Ready to Seal the Deal?
Working in Brighton will make you happy, everybody loves the seaside after all, working for Hilton in a flexible sales role may make you even happier!
Did you know that in a nationwide survey over a third of Brightonions chose the word ‘Happy’ to describe their lives and when the survey looked into life satisfaction- Brighton was in the top three cities.
At Hilton Brighton Metropole our whole team are most definitely feeling happy, the £26M refurbishment of our iconic seafront hotel is almost complete and we are ready to rebrand as Doubletree by Hilton Brighton Metropole.
We LOVE a happy sales team, this is such an exciting time for us all and we cannot wait to welcome our new Sales Manager to the hotel.
We are offering the opportunity to not only join us as Sales Manager driving new opportunities for MICE and Corporate business into the hotel, but to also have the chance to do this in a flexible way that suits you and your life, we want you too to be happy!
We would love to hear from you, whether you want to be a Happy Brightonion, work remotely or have a happy hybrid mix.
If you have the skill and the will, get in touch, opportunities like this do not come around often.
What will I be doing?
As Sales Manager, you will analyse local market trends and competitor activity to recommend strategies that keep the hotel a leader in the marketplace through the development of future and repeat business. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Analysis local market trends and competitor activity to identify business leads
Develop customer accounts and travel within the local area to drive business into the specific hotel/cluster and to increase market/customer share in all revenue streams
Negotiate room rates/packages with corporate clients
Develop and implement creative local marketing channels, including social media channels
Prepare company contracts for the hotel in accordance with current business and pricing conditions
Work within current business strategies and recognising potential opportunities
Cooperate with other departments in the hotel to create an exceptional Guest experience and build strong, comprehensive sales programs
Attend Sales events, as required
Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of the Sales Director and senior management to include the reporting of appointments, calls made and business leads
Answer customer queries in a prompt and professional manner
Manage staff performance in compliance with company policies and procedures
Recruit, manage, train and develop the Sales team
What are we looking for?
A Sales Manager serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
Positive attitude and good communication skills
Commitment to delivering a high level of customer service
Excellent grooming standards
Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
Ability to work under pressure and under own initiative
Experience in a sales role with a proven track record to close a sale
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
Knowledge of local market
Knowledge of hospitality
Passion for sales and for achieving targets and objectives
Degree-level qualification in a relevant field
WELCOME TO A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES -
No two days or two hotels are the same, but our spirit and passion for hospitality always brings all our teams together to create a culture of inclusiveness, positivity and drive to achieve our common goal. “To share the light and warmth of hospitality”. With amazing training, resources and support from both managers and colleagues, there is always an opportunity to develop and grow.
30% quarterly bonus scheme
Want to know more about this job?
- Discounted membership to the on-site LivingWell Health Club
Personal Development programmes designed to support you at every step of your career
Team Member Travel Program: discounted hotel nights plus 50% off Food and Beverages (subject to individual outlets)
A chance to make a difference through our Corporate Responsibility programmes – Find out what and how we are doing (https://cr.hilton.com)
Team Member Referral Program
High street discounts: with Perks at Work
Free and healthy meals when on duty
Holiday: 28 days including bank holidays (increasing yearly to up to 33 days)
Discounted dental and health cover
Discounted Car Parking
Up to 4 weeks temporary accommodation if relocating at a discounted rate
Modern and inclusive Team Member’s areas
Contact Zoe directly in our Recruitment Team on Zoe.Slack@hilton.com
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