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Posted Date

May11

Job Title

Assistant Director of Sales

Company Radisson Hotel
Job Type

Full Time

Job Number

0511171-3

Level

Sales & Marketing

Position Requirements
  • Minimum three - five years hotel sales experience
  • Minimum one - two years supervisory experience preferred
  • Local market knowledge preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience managing to brand standards
  • Able to collaborate effectively with other hotel employees and managers to ensure teamwork
  • General knowledge of contract laws
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to travel

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Sitting for extended period of time

  • Occasional long periods of standing
  • No heavy lifting expected, exertion of up to 25 pounds of force occasionally may be required
  • Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment

Position Description

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world's largest and most dynamic hotel companies. It has an expanding portfolio of 1,400 hotels in operation and under development, a global footprint covering 115 countries…. Be part of the corporate managed hotels portfolio! Have you heard we have been recently acquired? What does that mean for you… more opportunity for growth and development than ever before! Join our team and grow your career with us long-term.

Right in the heart of the action, the Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown is home to the best of the City-Capitol Theater, Historic Temple Square, The Vivint Smart Home Arena, City Creek Shopping Center and The Gateway Shopping Center. The nearby UTA TRAX station makes it easy to get to and from work, making the Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown your choice of employment.

At our hotel, we offer our team members free lunch or dinner at our Rad Employee Cafeteria! Plus, we all know how hard it can be to find parking downtown, did I mention that we offer free employee parking? Yes, we do!

We also reward our team members with Employee of the Month and Manager of the Quarter recognitions $$ and a reward system that offers our employees free movie tickets, gift cards and Green Bike memberships!

To achieve hotel revenue, profit and customer satisfaction goals by soliciting, negotiating and booking group business within specific markets.   Participates in the implementation of strategies to increase hotel awareness, and coordinating the execution of the business with other departments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Participates in the development and implementation of business strategies for the hotel which are aligned with Radisson Blu’s overall mission, vision values and strategies

  • Develops and implements strategies for achieving individual sales goals
  • Participates in the implementation of marketing and sales strategies that support achievement of the hotel’s goals
  • Achieves market share and revenue goals by working with the Director of Sales and Marketing on individual and team goals within assigned market segments
  • Develops data and recommends programs to meet clients' needs
  • Prepares proposals and contracts that are geared to maximize profit while satisfying client needs
  • Uses outside sales calls, prospecting, hotels tours and hosting of clients to solicit new business
  • Contacts in-house customers to retain and grow existing business, repeat bookings or referrals to other Carlson Hotels
  • Reviews individual and team goals on a weekly basis; recommends and takes appropriate actions to achieve objectives in key result areas
  • Participates in the implementation of marketing strategies which are designed to increase awareness in the local market
  • Participates in the implementation of public relations and advertising campaigns
  • Ensure all materials used are in accordance with brand standards
  • Maintains proper flow of information to sales team, reviews sales work file of assigned accounts
  • Communicates clients' requests to all departments in an effective and timely manner
  • Insures maximum occupancy on a daily basis by performing follow-ups on progress of groups booked with events services team
  • Participates in and contributes to the completion of monthly booking report(s)
  • Prepares reports to improve management decision making and critical evaluation of work activities
  • Acts as lead and back-up to Director of Sales and Marketing
  • Works closely with the Director of Sales and Marketing to lead the team in his/her absence
  • Develop key leadership skills by working with Director of Sales and Marketing, attending classes and working with other executive committee members
  • Creates 100% guest satisfaction by providing the Radisson Blu experience through performance that demonstrates the standards of, genuine hospitality and exceeding guest expectations
  • Gives personal attention, takes personal responsibility and uses teamwork when providing guest service
  • Listens, apologizes with empathy, finds a solution and follows through when resolving guest problems
  • Provides Yes I Can! genuine hospitality and teamwork on an ongoing basis
  • Assumes the responsibility to notice when the guest is not satisfied and uses their best judgment as to when it is appropriate to use the 100% Guest Satisfaction
  • Performs other duties required to provide the service brand behavior and genuine hospitality

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and make employment decisions without regard to age, race, religion, national origin, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation and gender identity or any other protected class. Our locations are drug-free and pre-employment drug tests are required. Background checks are also required before employment begins. We participate in E-Verify and those who are ineligible to work in the United States will not be considered.

 

Position  Available  available now
Salary Range DOE
Contact Name Edna Nomura
Title HR Manager
Company Radisson Hotel
Address 215 W. South Temple
City, Zip Salt Lake City, UT  84101
Telephone 801-531-7500
Email please apply online at:  Radisson Jobs Online

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