Corporate/Group Sales Manager

The Westin Alexandria


Posted September 14, 2018

R-142422

Corporate/Group Sales Manager

* Soon to be managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts *

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 a Corporate/Group Sales Manager for Interstate.

As a Corporate/Group 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.

Fundamentals

A four-year college degree or equivalent education or experience is required, with one to two years’ employment in a related position. 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.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3830 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

The Westin Alexandria

319 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Just a few miles from Washington, D.C., The Westin Alexandria is an upscale retreat in Alexandria's exclusive Carlyle area. The hotel is located adjacent to, the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Albert V. Bryan Federal Courthouse. We are near historic Old Town. Meetings at The Westin Alexandria are designed to be refreshing and productive. Our 7,900 square feet of space spans 14 venues-all conveniently located on one floor. Our expert and attentive banquet staff and dedicated Executive Meeting Specialists ensure a flawless event. An amazingly restful experience awaits visitors in one of our guest rooms. They can sink into a blissful sleep in our iconic Westin Heavenly® Bed, then rise and shine in the Heavenly® Bath. Each room includes a refrigerator, flat screen TV, work desk, and ergonomic chair.