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Tour and Travel Group Sales Manager in Minneapolis, MN at Boxer Property

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/12/2018

Job Description

Boxer Resorts is a nationwide hotel company that offers outstanding growth and industry leading benefits.

This hotel has approx. 200 rooms and over 10,000 square feet of meeting space, with food and beverage services. This property will be independently branded in the coming months, allowing a dynamic leader to be a key contributor to our brand new hotel brand and our hotel in Minneapolis will be the first to operate under the new brand and concept.

Scope of Position

We are currently seeking a Sales Professional to help us leap into the future. This position will actively solicit new business through prospecting and cold calling and also maintain the existing business through continued relationship building focused specifically on the Tour & Travel Market.

Primary responsibilities include:
- Develops and maintains relationships with key clients in order to produce group and/ or convention business.
- Conducts tours of the hotel and banquet facilities; entertains qualified potential clients in accordance with company and property policies and procedures.
- Responds quickly to guest requests in a friendly manner. Follows up to ensure guest satisfaction.
- Develops a full working knowledge of the operations of the hotel, including Food and Beverage, Guest Services and reservations.
- Negotiates guest room rates, meeting room rental, function space, and hotel services within approved booking guidelines, confirms in writing to the client all requirements via sales contract
- Maintains and participates in an active sales solicitation program
- Attends and represents company at trade shows and city-wide conventions
- Accurately forecasts all bookings and cancellations
- Operates the Sales Department within established sales expense budget
- Follows company policies and procedures and is able to effectively communicate them to subordinates
- Maintains a professional image at all times through appearance and dress
- Participates in required Manager on Duty and Saturday office coverage as scheduled

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2 years minimum sales experience in a full-service, like-size hotel
  • Must be excellent in sales process from prospecting to closing
  • Remain current with all pertinent computer software programs and equipment
  • Participate in all sales meetings and morning briefings
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Must successfully pass required pre-employment screening

Benefits:

Boxer Resorts offers a full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, optional life & AD&D, disability, critical illness, accident, Healthcare FSA, 401K available the first of the month following hire; and generous PTO accessible after 90 days.

No calls or agencies please. Boxer Resorts will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

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