Posted November 18, 2017 R-131088
Interacting with people, making connections, figuring out what it takes and stepping it up to win the day; it’s what you do, and you love it. You’ll have the opportunity to do this and more as Sales Manager for Interstate.
As Sales Manager, you will
- Understand the competitive landscape and do what it takes to secure business that meets or exceeds revenue expectations and profit goals.
- Solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat clients using multiple channels, such as social media, outside calls, and telemarketing.
- Capture the client’s vision and effectively convey the specifications to appropriate departments, rapidly responding to inquiries, concerns, and issues, ensuring an exceptional client experience and seeding future sales.
- Connect with people in a meaningful way, continually innovating to expand the reach with key corporate, business, and travel industry accounts, tapping into community organizations and the media to elevate the hotel’s market share awareness and driving further business.
A four-year college degree or equivalent education or experience is required, with one to two years’ employment in a related position. Hilton experience preferred. Must possess effective verbal and written English communications skills. Advanced knowledge of sales and hospitality principles and practices is expected. This position also requires an ability to lift up to 10 pounds.
Pay Transparency Policy Statement
Interstate will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against associates or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another associate or applicant. However, associates who have access to the compensation information of other associates or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other associates or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Interstate, or (c) consistent with Interstate’s legal duty to furnish information.
Hampton Inn & Suites Minneapolis/Downtown
211 Room Hotel
At A Glance
Situated in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, the newly built Hampton Inn & Suites Minneapolis/Downtown hotel in MN is close to the art and business district, and several Minneapolis colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota: Twin Cities. We are connected to the city's iconic climate-controlled Skyway, placing us minutes from the Convention Center, Hennepin Avenue, Nicollet Mall, amazing restaurants, and vibrant nightlife.
This downtown Minneapolis hotel is within walking distance of Target Field – home of the Minnesota Twins and Target Center - home of the Minnesota Timberwolves. We are also just one mile from U.S. Bank Stadium, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings as well as less than three blocks from the revolutionary Hiawatha Light Rail Line, providing easy connectivity to the MSP International Airport and the Mall of America. A short stroll to the Mississippi River waterfront takes you to the Mill District – a historical area featuring fine dining, gorgeous parks, striking views of Saint Anthony Falls, and walking and bike paths.
Take in city views from your contemporary guest room or suite, and enjoy free WiFi, a large desk, a spacious bathroom and a clean and fresh Hampton bed®. Energize with state-of-the-art equipment in the 24-hour fitness center. The hotel has a free 24-hour business center and a modern meeting room, large enough to accommodate up to 50 people