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Sales Manager - Sligo

Manpower Ireland
EUR40000 - EUR45000 per annum
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Leisure and Tourism
Job Type

Sales Manager

Our client - Irelands largest hotel group are seeking an experienced Sales manager to join their growing Sales team in a 4 star luxury hotel in Sligo.
The Sales Manager role is highly interactive and operates in a fast-paced environment. This key position within a dynamic sales team demands strong administrative abilities coupled with excellent communication skills. The role offers a prominent position within the corporate landscape, managing an essential market segment within the hotel's business mix.
What's on offer:

  • Competitive Salary-Up to 45k DOE
  • Staff meals while on duty.
  • Discounts on hotel accommodation across the hotel group, which includes 53 properties across the UK and Ireland.
  • Free gym and pool membership
  • Pension scheme after 6 months
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

The ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within the hospitality sector.
  • Proactive sales experience is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Must have access to a car for work and hold a full Driver's Licence.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee key corporate accounts, maximizing their potential.
  • Handle transient accounts by negotiating rates and confirming contracts to meet budget targets.
  • Prospect New Business: Actively seek out and convert new accounts.
  • RFP Management: Manage the annual RFP process, using market insights and pricing strategies to enhance hotel profitability.
  • Analyze Reports: Use monthly reports to identify and develop new business opportunities.
  • Monitor Competitors: Keep track of competitors' performance, rates, and activities.
  • Keep the CRM system Alkimi up to date and use it to track potential business.
  • Utilize various business intelligence tools to attract and secure hotel business.
  • Develop and implement plans for top corporate accounts, including pricing and sales activities.
  • Organize hotel site visits and entertain clients.
  • Handle group and event enquiries, ensuring smooth transition to the Events Team.
  • Travel: Regular travel is required.

If you meet the qualifications for this position and are excited about an opportunity to contribute to a fast-paced working environment on a Busy Sales team, please submit your CV to [email protected] Or call me on 01-6455219

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