Offers “Marriott”

13 days agoMarriott

Senior Sales Executive

  • Longboat Key, USA
  • Sales

Job description

Job Number 24114763
Job Category Sales & Marketing
Location The St. Regis Longboat Key Resort, 1620 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, Florida, United States VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? Y
Relocation? N
Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

Anticipated to open in summer of 2024, The St. Regis, Longboat Key Resort and Residences, will be a one-of-a-kind luxury resort on this Sarasota barrier island. Located on 18 acres of premier beachfront property, with over 800 feet of private beach, this expansive resort includes multiple pools, a winding river, and a four-acre saltwater lagoon complete with stingrays, turtles, and tropical fish. Resort amenities include a 20,000 square foot spa, 17,00 square feet of indoor meeting space and a wide range of food and beverage offerings including three restaurants and multiple bar venues. The discerning expertise and bespoke service of St. Regis will complement these exquisite facilities and amenities to create an iconic resort destination

The position serves as the primary sales person for a larger, more complex property. Responsible for proactively soliciting and handling large opportunities with significant revenue potential. Works to develop, build and maintain long-term, value-based customer relationships in order to achieve personal and team related revenue goals. Depending on needs, may focus on all types of accounts, or can specialize and focus on specific segments (e.g., Corporate, Association, etc.). Ensures business is turned over properly and in a timely fashion for proper service delivery in accordance with brand standards. Provides service to our customers in order to grow the accounts.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the sales and marketing, guest services, front desk, or related professional area. 6 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 4 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

 

Understanding Markets & Maximizing Revenue

• Understands the overall market - competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.

• Targets group accounts, markets or segments with heavy emphasis on proactive solicitation and account saturation.

• Identifies, qualifies and solicits new accounts with a focus on increasing business.

• Strives to achieve personal and property revenue goals.

• Closes the best opportunities for each property based on market conditions and individual property needs.

• Identifies and develops new markets.

 

Developing & Executing Catering Sales Plans

• Develops and implements an effective sales plan.

• Executes designated sales strategies to develop and solicit specific accounts to achieve revenue goals.

• Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts.

• Achieves solicitation and prospecting goals.

• Maintains and grows business of existing accounts.

• Designs, develops and sells creative catered events.

• Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).

• Maintains customer, account and opportunity data.

 

Building Successful Relationships

• Works collaboratively with Strategic Accounts, Convention Bureaus, and other property counterparts to drive revenue, ensure customer satisfaction and increase market share.

• Develops and manages relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external.

• Uses sales resources and administrative/support staff effectively.

• Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers, industry organizations and brand network to enable future bookings. Activities include sales calls, entertainment, FAM trips, trade shows, etc.

 

Additional Responsibilities

• Utilizes intranet for resources and information.

• Manages group or interpersonal conflicts effectively.

• Participates in site inspections.

• Creates contracts as required.

• Executes and supports brand’s Customer Service Standards and property’s Brand Standards.

 

California Applicants Only: The pay range for this position is $40.169 to $85.867 per hour.

Colorado Applicants Only: The hourly pay range for this position is $40.169 to $78.061.

Hawaii Applicants Only: The pay range for this position is $48.604 to $85.867 per hour.

New York Applicants Only: The pay range for this position is $40.169 to $85.867 per hour.

Washington, D.C. Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $44.186 to $78.061 annually.

Washington Applicants Only: The hourly pay range for this position is $40.169 to $85.867. In addition, the position is eligible for a quarterly bonus. Employees will accrue 0.04616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.

All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts.  Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

The application deadline for this position is 28 days after the date of this posting, July 2, 2024.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Combining timeless glamour with a vanguard spirit, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts is committed to delivering exquisite experiences at more than 50 luxury hotels and resorts in the best addresses around the world. Beginning with the debut of The St. Regis hotel in New York by John Jacob Astor IV at the dawn of the twentieth century, the brand has remained committed to an uncompromising level of bespoke and anticipatory service for all of its guests, delivered flawlessly by a team of gracious hosts that combine classic sophistication and modern sensibility, as well as our signature Butler Service. We invite you to explore careers at St. Regis. In joining St. Regis, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work,​ begin  your purpose,  belong  to an amazing global​ team, and  become  the best version of you.

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