The Westin Nashville
  • 06-Sep-2017 to 05-Nov-2017 (EST)
  • Sales
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Through vibrant design, unique programming and entertainment, the Westin Nashville provides an energetic atmosphere and unmatched service just steps away from the city's historic entertainment district.  Guests enjoy spectacular city views from every room or by relaxing in our dramatic two-story rooftop restaurant, bar and pool.  The lobby dining experience features live entertainment and is the social center of Music City drawing travelers and locals alike. 

The Westin Nashville's success is a product of selecting individuals who share our values of Respect, Integrity, Passion for Excellence, Team Work and to be positive contributors to our Community.  

What we believe: 

  • Guests come first. Obsess about every touch point.
  • Initiative and creativity are encouraged and rewarded. Study the book, then throw it out.
  • People and teams are empowered. Presume trust and be transparent
  • Actions speak louder than words. No airs or graces.
  • Hire the best, then get out of their way. Keep learning. Together, we'll go far

 What you'll be doing:

 

The Sales Manager is responsible for maximizing revenue profitability of the hotel by focusing on target accounts using proactive sales activities in accordance with the business plan and established goals. In addition, s/he provides support of all group rooms and event processes and procedures from the point of an inquiry until the booking is definite to maximize revenue and ensure, at a minimum, delivery of budgeted revenues.

Responsibilities will include bu not limited to:

  • Solicit new and existing accounts to meet/exceed revenue goals through telephone solicitation, outside sales calls, site inspections and written communication.

  • Prepare correspondence to customers, internal booking reports and file maintenance.

  • Participate in daily revenue meeting, pre-convention meetings, training and other sales-related meetings as required.

  • Work with other departments within the hotel to provide exceptional service to customers.

  • Attend trade shows, community events and industry meetings.

  • Develop/maintain knowledge of market trends, competition and customers.

 

To be successful you'll need:  

The Sales Manager must demonstrate energy levels that contribute to a highly motivated office environment providing consistently high levels of guest service, satisfaction and follow through. S/he must possess: refined communication skills with the ability to stay focused in a fast-paced environment; the ability to multi-task; and, excellent organizational skills. Additionally, the Sales Manager will provide assistance and support to the Director of Sales regarding all initiatives and sales efforts in accordance with budgetary goals, sales action plans, and client acquisition efforts

Education

 The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a related field of study.

Experience

Progressive experience within a 3-4 star, full-service hospitality environment; minimum of 2 years of experience as hospitality Sales Manager. Ideally experience will include a proficiency in industry software systems such as Galaxy, Delphi and Microsoft Office.

Education and Experience can be combined to meet job requirements unless otherwise noted.

 

What the Westin Nashville Offers:

Besides being able to work with and learn from some of the best in the business, Westin Nashville has competitive compensation and benefits as well as a wide variety of perks.

  • Our medical plans feature unheard of $500 deductibles, along with dental and vision coverage. We offer Life Insurance, for you, your spouse and child.  In addition - Long and Short Term Disability and AD&D insurance. Coverage comes complete with access to a 24/7 nurse line.
  • You start earning paid time off (PTO) on Day 1.
  • Speaking of time off, your vacation budget can go farther. We offer the widely popular Marriott hotel room and food and beverage discounts.  That means very low rates at hotels almost everywhere you go.  We have other discounts too on everything from movie tickets, to Costco and and gym memberships, shows, sporting events, Disney World, even car buying.
  • Parking for Westin Nashville Team Members is easy and available next to the hotel.  We subsidize the cost so it's very affordable.  Prefer to ride than drive? We'll support you by helping defray your monthly Public Transportation costs.
  • We provide you a uniform and clean it at no charge.
  • We have our own team member dining room offering complimentary (yes, free) meals.
  • You will become eligible for our 401k retirement savings plan after just six months, and we offer a company match on your contributions.
  • Our expanded Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  includes help and support on everything from legal advice, financial planning, to elder care questions.
  • As Community is one of our values, we encourage our team members to take part and give back to the community both individually, and through our various outreach activities throughout the year.
  • We'll train you, keep you challenged, and growing and developing personally.  Our hotel is filled with people who started out wanting a job, but found a career.

 The Westin Nashville is an equal opportunity employer.

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