Sales Manager

Date:  Oct 28, 2019
Property:  HOTEL IRVINE (1100)

Irvine, CA, 92614

Division:  Hotel Irvine (HI)
Req ID:  29775

Position Summary:

This position reports into the Director of Sales and Marketing.  Responsibilities to include: networking with potential guests to solicit business, manage existing accounts, and work to maintain a loyal customer base.  Provide exceptional customer service while striving to achieve or exceed sales goals and ensure that sales activities/ bookings are focused to yield maximum profitability. 

Job Duties:
  • Actively solicit business for meetings and events that require guest rooms with meeting space.
  • Identify new ways to expand existing client base; source prospective leads and convert into bookings.
  • Negotiate hotel services with guests to achieve maximum profitability while meeting the guests’ needs.
  • Synergize with other departments to ensure quality to the guest and/or group satisfaction.
  • Address and resolve challenges regarding bookings; inform Director of unusual circumstances.
  • Maintain good relationship with new and existing clients in order to encourage repeat bookings.
  • Analyze and report on sales and activities in relation to business plan.
  • Attend and execute on requirements communicated in sales meetings.
  • Respond properly in any hotel emergency or safety situation.
  • Perform other duties or projects as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

3-5 years of large group volume/convention hotel experience 

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Excellent communication and negotiation skills

Strong analytical and organizational skills

Ability to work non-traditional business hours and travel as needed 

About Us:
Hotel Irvine (a part of Irvine Company’s Coastal Collection) is an independent lifestyle hotel that’s redefining where business stays.

A breath of fresh air in an otherwise mundane sea of ordinary, Hotel Irvine offers a sleek, vibrant, look delivering a contemporary hospitality experience that provides guests with personalized service, pops of bright color and energy bursting from every space.

Our employee community is comprised of hard-working, dedicated hospitality professionals who deliver genuine, personalized service that stays with guests long after they’ve left. It’s an environment populated with talented, passionate and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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