Auckland City, AucklandWork Locations : Hilton Auckland HotelPrinces Wharf 147 Quay Street Auckland 1010A Sales Manager analyses local market trends and competitor activity to recommend strategies that keep the hotel a leader in the marketplace through the development of future and repeat business.
What will I be doing?As Sales Manager, you will be focusing on the Group meeting and Events segment. You will develop and solicit new business while maintaining relationships with current accounts for Hilton Auckland.
Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards : Develop both existing and new customer accounts to drive MICE business into the hotel and increase market / customer share.
Target Group Meetings and Events business to achieve hotel budgets.Work with Director of Sales and Commercial Director to establish and implement the specific sales strategies, recognising any potential opportunities.
Maintain a regular sale’s call pattern (both face to face and telesales), conduct site inspections and entertain clients as required.
Understand current corporate market conditions and competitor setAttend Trade Events and Networking functions as required.
Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of senior management - including the reporting of appointments, calls made and business leads.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with local Tourism organisations to draw awareness and ensure hotel is being represented in an accurate and effective way.
Maintain accurate client account information at all times.Answer customer queries in a prompt and professional manner.Candidate ProfileA minimum of 3 years’ sales experience within the New Zealand Hotel or Travel industry, preferably in the corporate or events arena.
Have an established network of contacts.Be Self-motivated, multitasking and proactive. Ability to work within a fast-paced environment.
Great organisational skills and attention to detail.Pleasant personality with excellent selling, negotiating, decision-making and presentation skills.
Well-groomed with a positive attitude; passionate about the job and focused on providing high quality results.Excellent command of English languageKnowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
The ability to travel within New Zealand and overseas . What will it be like to work for Hilton?Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels.
For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands . Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.
And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!EOE / AA / Disabled / VeteransSchedule : Full-timeBrand : Hilton Hotels & ResortsShift : Day JobJob Level : ManagerJob : Sales