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New Marriott

Senior Sales Manager

  • Newport Beach, USA
  • Sales

Job description

Additional Information Remote Eligibility in Mountain States
Job Number 24116151
Job Category Sales & Marketing
Location The Resort at Pelican Hill, 22701 South Pelican Hill Road, Newport Beach, California, United States VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? Y
Relocation? N
Position Type Management


Responsible for proactively soliciting and managing large group/catering related opportunities with significant revenue potential. Manages group/catering opportunities not handled by an Event Booking Center (EBC). Actively up-sells each business opportunity to maximize revenue opportunity. Achieves personal and team related revenue goals. Verifies business is turned over properly and in a timely fashion for proper service delivery. Responsible for driving customer/guest loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer/guest experience. Provides service to customers in order to grow the account on behalf of the company.


Education and Experience

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


·  2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; no work experience required.



Understanding Market Opportunities & Driving Revenue

·  Targets group/catering accounts, markets, or segments with heavy emphasis on proactive solicitation and account saturation.
·  Partners with group/catering counterpart to effectively manage the business opportunity.
·  Responds to incoming group/catering opportunities for the property that are outside parameters of the .
·  Handles all opportunities if property does not participate in an EBC.
·  Identifies, qualifies and solicits new group/catering business to achieve personal and each property’s revenue goals.
·  Focuses efforts on group/catering accounts with significant potential sales revenue.
·  Develops effective group/catering sales plans and actions.
·  Designs, develops and sells creative catered events.
·  Maximizes revenue by upselling packages and creative food and beverage.
·  Understands the overall market - competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.
·  Closes the best opportunities for each property based on market conditions and individual property needs.
·  Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts.

Providing Exceptional Customer Service

·  Handles complex business with significant revenue potential as well as significant customer expectations.
·  Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers to enable future bookings. Activities include sales calls, entertainment, FAM trips, trade shows, etc.
·  Develops relationships within community to strengthen and expand customer base for group/catering sales opportunities.
·  Supports brand’s Service and Relationship Strategy, driving customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.
·  Provides excellent customer service in order to grow share of the account.
·  Executes brand’s Customer Service Standards and property’s Brand Standards.
·  Executes and supports the business Customer Service Standards and property’s Brand Standards.
·  Participates in and practices daily service basics of the brand.
·  Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.
·  Serves the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their expectations, while building a relationship and loyalty to the property and brand.
·  Gains understanding of the property’s primary target customer and service expectations; serves the customer by understanding their business, business issues and concerns, to offer better business solution both prior to, and during the program/event.

Building Successful Relationships

·  Works collaboratively with off-property sales channels (e.g., , Market Sales, Strategic Accounts) to ensure sales efforts are coordinated, complementary and not duplicative.
·  Manages and develops relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
·  Uses sales resources and administrative/support staff.

Additional Responsibilities

·  Utilizes intranet for resources and information.
·  Conducts site inspections.
·  Creates contracts as required.
·  Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).

The salary range for this position is $85,000 to $111,000 annually. Marriott offers a bonus program, comprehensive health care benefits, 401(k) plan with up to 5% company match, employee stock purchase plan at 15% discount, accrued paid time off (including sick leave where applicable), life insurance, group disability insurance, travel discounts, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, health savings account (except for positions based out of or performed in Hawaii), flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, pre-tax commuter benefits, other life and work wellness benefits, and may include other incentives such as stock awards and deferred compensation plans. Benefits and incentive compensation may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.

The compensation and benefits information is provided as of the date of this posting. Marriott reserves the right to modify compensation and benefits at any time, with or without notice, subject to applicable law.

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. Marriott International considers for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local 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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