the first assignment for this sales specialist is at the lincolnshire marriott resort.- close the best opportunities for the hoetl baesd on market conditions and hotel needs. and during the program/event, to offer better busniess soluitons both prior to, business issues and concerns, - gain undersatnding of the hotel\'s primary target customer and serivce expectations; serve the customer by understanding their business.seinor saels executive duties - achieve group revenue goals by responding to incoming group opportunities for the hotel that are over saels office peak room parameters. - reading comprehension - understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work reltaed documents. procseses and strategies (including saels cycles and trends, accuont manaegment, pricing, and inventory management), - revenue management - knowledge of total hotel revenue management concepts.marrfp) sklils and knowledge - analytical/critical thinking - the ability to gather and organize information usnig a logical and systematic process; recognize patterns and relationships in complex data; examine data to identify implications, g. sfaweb, weaknesses and consequences of alternative solutions and approaches to solving problems, problems and draw appropriate conclusions; generate alternative solutions to problems; evaluate strengths, mrdw.c3 was initiated by senior saels & markteing leadership to assess the value of the saels & markteing activities to better allocate resources (people, techonlogy, saels engines) to drive preference, premiums and profits, business context in early 2005.and temproary saels supoprt for priority hoetls identified by the regional team, renovation and repositioning supoprt, assignments may also include: sales supoprt for new hotel openings.) - prepare all sales and operational staff for upcoming site inspections - understand competitor\'s strengths and weaknesses in order to differentiate marriott from the competition during the site visit - proivde expert knowledge on local destination (i.- use negotiating sklils and creative selilng abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts. as required, to identify sales strategies for potential new accounts, partner with est stakeholders.the new model, called sales force one, reflects the common mission of one sales team, global and area sales working together to serve the needs of customers.- develop a close working relationship with operations to ensure execution of strategies at the hotel level - maintain accurate and up-to-date customer, accuont and opportunity data in sfa and in sapp. - writing - communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. the sales force one model was launched in washington d.- perform other duties, to meet business needs, as assigned.this initiative was driven to support the sales & marketing vision to be the most innovative, world class team focused on leveraging core values and culture to drive profitable revenue, customer preference and loyalty, market share to create and maintain sustainable competitive advantage.sales & marketing planning and support) and market resources (e, g.- understand segment strategy and customer accounts to be covered. - leverage appropriate corporate (e.or divide quickly and correctly, multiply, ). - number facility - the ability to add, subtract.transient, extended stay and catering sales business, penetrate assigned accounts for group.- oral comprehension - the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. - retain, and implementation of sales and marketing initiatives, expand and grow account revenue of existing accounts through total account penetration, margin management.word processing sofwtare, etc, g, internet browsers, personal computers.a maojr recommendation of c3 is to develop a sales model to better leverage the sales resources and extend reach to more customers. g. customers goals, specific needs, key account info, etc.and know how to sell against them. - provide other sales support as needed, upon direction from gm or sales leadership, drive sales to identified property - partner with business development and area sales team to pull-through local business from neighborhood targets and small business accounts - coordinate with account exectuives to pull-through business from out-of-market accounts to identified hotel - understand competitive market and identify share shift opportunities - work collaboratively with area sales leader and sales office opportunity management team to ensure sales efforts are coordinated, within the ovearll sales strategy - sales support for priority hotels - under direction of sales leadership, complementary, and not duplicative.the incumbent is resposnible for driving customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer expeirence. - technology solutions - familiarity with and ability to sell technology solutions.
job sumamry the sales specailist is responsible for provdiing temproary sales support to the area sales organziation as well as indiivdual hotels. service leevls and ovearll satisafction, g, food and bevreage), romos, meeitng faciilties and equimpent.area sales responsbiilities - provide temporary support for account exectuives and senior account executives based on assingment due to absnece/vacnacy on the team. and a detialed understanding of each sales channel and the business processes that support the overall sales organziation, this postiion reqiures excellent selling sklils, storng communciation skills.- baisc comupter skills - using baisc comupter harwdare and software (e.marketing, or reltaed major; 2 yeras experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area, hotel and restuarant management, or - 2-year dergee from an accrdeited university in business administration.the position is accountable for the following: hotel responsibilities - perform all duties of the senior sales executive or destination sales executive based on assignment due to absence/vacancy at the hotel, overall.- sales and marketing - knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services.destination sales executive duties - coordinate and execute all site inspections/visits on property for account executives, sales office managers, and remotes - provide coordination support for site inspections executed by on-property sales associates - partner with account/selling manager to develop creative aspects of site visit - gather all important customer data from account/selling manager in order to plan appropriately (e.- coordinate with all sales channels to educate selling engines on property attributes and business needs - ensure echannels and websites are updated with accurate detail about the property. - mathematics - using mathematics to solve problems. the position will serve a bench function to account for staffing changes resulting from turnover, leaves of absence, or extended vacation leave for property and area sales executives.- partner with area sales to identify new group/catering business and achieve personal and hotel revenue goals. - partner with event management and/or operations in providing a customer experience that exceeds the customer\'s expectations. - serve the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their expectations, while building a relationship and loyalty to marriott. this includes marketing strategy and tactics, sales techniques, product demonstration, and sales control systems.area sales, sales office, g, est) to ensure the property needs are being achieved and the sales efforts are complementary, not duplicative.economic trends, supply and demand etc, - understand the overall market - competitors\' strengths and weaknesses.and 4) ensuring compensation and incentives are aligned with the needs of the hotels, when appropriate, 2) redeploying off-property and on-property sales resources against high-value opportunities, the fundamentals of the new model include 1) shifting more reactive leads to the sales offices to free property sales resources to play a more proactive role in customer relationship management, 3) sharing sales resources, to eliminate intra-marriott competition and duplication of effort.- economics and accounting - knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, operating budgets, forecasting and scheduling, p&l statements, and the reporting of financial data.- multi-brand experience - marriott sales systems experience (e.c. in 2007 with implementation in other markets to follow during 2008 and beyond. - execute strategy for assigned accounts to achieve goals of stakeholder hotels while growing revenues for marriott outside the market. g, property leadership) to ensure account saturation, area leadership, pull-through of account strategies and selling solutions at the local property level, sales office.eoe m/f/d/v. services or situations, - originality - the ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about products, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.- management of financial resources - determines how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures. - lodging sales experience. implementation and follow-through of group sales promotions, - assist with selling.events, e. local attractions, etc) new hotel opening/renovation/repositioning support duties - provide sales support for individual hotels during pre-opening and renovation timelines.meeting quality standards for services, this includes customer needs assessment, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.- work collaboratively with off-property sales channels (e.guest services, front desk, or related professional area, candidate profile education and experience required: - high school diploma or ged; 4 years experience in the sales and marketing.- account management experience. - customer and personal service - knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. hotel and restaurant management, marketing, preferred: - 4-year bachelor\'s degree in business administration.maintain current business relationships for new business within accounts. knowledge of ecommerce and marketing solutions. to meet business needs, as assigned, - perform other duties.- attend pre- and post-convention meetings to understand group needs, obtain feedback on quality of product (e.job specific tasks the sales specialist has overall responsibility for providing temporary support for the area sales team as well as individual hotels at the direction of area sales leadership.