Hotel Sales Manager

Contract Type - Temporary (Fixed Term Contract)
40 hours per week

Employment Type - Full Time

The Thistle Trafalgar Square Hotel is located on a quiet side street right in the heart of London's West End. All 108 bedrooms at this four-star hotel have been recently refurbished and offer a great standard of comfort and style. In addition, the Royal Trafalgar has a ground floor restaurant which also benefits from a terrace so you can experience al fresco dining in the centre of London.

The Role

The role of the Hotel Sales Manager is to drive incremental revenue into their base hotel in line with budget and future strategy. The Sales Manager's role will have the responsibility for both proactive sales with a secondary focus on the growth and relationship building of existing accounts to drive revenue expectations.


What we look for

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Excellent Leadership Skills
Attention to detail
Great communication Skills
System knowledge
Organisational/planning skills

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
Adept in building new and existing relationships to develop a deep understanding of the account drivers
Target driven with strong influencing skills
Highly commercial and lives and breathes the key business measures
Can work collaboratively across the hotel and central teams
Adaptable to different markets & segments

KEY MEASUREMENTS
Sales plan formulation and execution
RGI target shift
Delivery of targeted new business revenue
Targeted increase in market share of our major corporate accounts
100% compliance on delivering deadline for RFP submissions and wish walk want document


What's in it for you?

  • 20 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • Discounted rates on hotel rooms, food and drink across the glh group
  • Interest free season ticket loans (conditions apply)
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pension and Healthcare Schemes
  • Generous recommend a friend scheme
  • Access to discounts and cashback through a huge range of retailers and service providers via our online benefits portal
  • Wonderful Person of the month scheme with cash prizes
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff refreshments on shift