Hotel Business and Leisure Sales Manager
- Expired: April 26, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
The Dupont Circle is part of the Doyle Collection a family-owned collection of eight luxury and urban hotels superbly located in London, Dublin, Washington DC, Cork and Bristol. The Dupont Circle has embarked on the completion of a significant multi-million-dollar investment programme. In line with the company's strategy to re-position the hotel within the luxury sector, the transformation comprises the re-design of public spaces including our new Doyle Bar and Pembroke restaurant in collaboration with Martin Brudnizki, an internationally acclaimed interior architecture and design studio, and the refurbishment of Level Nine, the hotel's exclusive suite floor.
We are actively seeking a dynamic Business and Leisure Sales Manager to join our sales department, focusing on Corporate, Leisure and Entertainment markets. Reporting to the Director of Sales and Business Development, the Business and Leisure Sales Manager is responsible for delivering continued strong growth of group business within the luxury sector. Some specific responsbilities include the development of new markets wuthin the transient segment and the management of key clients through outstanding guest relations and the delivery of exceptional experiences.
Goals are achieved and exceeded through client solcititation, telemarketing, client inquiries and direct correspondence to ensure all revenue and room nighth goals are achieved and exceeded. This is a full time salaried position with some scheduling flexibility required. Anticipated hire date is Summer 2021The following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities are required:Minimum two year sales manager experience in a luxury hotel property2 or more years' experience in a pro-active on property or regional/area hotel sales leadership role in the luxury market.
Experience handling luxury consortia accounts such as Virtuoso, Signature, Travel Leaders.Proven experience in meeting and exceeding individual revenue goals, and able to effectively manage maximize revenue while meeting client needs. Able to identify and optimize opportunities to upsell products and servicesExcellence at proactive selling. Able to target key accounts, markets or segments.and also displays a proven ability to build and strengthen relationships with existing and new clients to include sales calls, entertainment and FAM trips.Knowledge of hotel structure and inter-departmental operationsEffective written and oral communication with internal and external guests, excellent organizational skills with particular attention to detail.Lifting and movement as required in an office setting and as a trade show exhibitor, able to Ability to move throughout the hotel to conduct site inspectionsAbility to listen, speak and write English to ascertain and respond to client needsProficiency in PMS (Opera or Delphi), Word, Outlook, and Excel requiredThe perks of working as the Business and Leisure Sales Manager with The Dupont CircleExcellent low cost health care options available the first of the month following 60 days of employmentA safe and secure working environmentPlan for your future with our 401k plan, with Company match.Paid vacation, paid sick and paid holidaysGreat location with easy access to the MetroDiscounted hotel rooms in the UK, Ireland and USA for you, your family and friends 50% off food when dining with the Doyle Collection Training programs dedicated to your personal and professional developmentReward and recognition programmesHealth and Wellness platformsFree shift meals Plus more ...
As Group Sales Manager at The Dupont Circle, you will be working for the family owned Doyle Collection Hotel group, which means there are plenty of opportunities for your career to grow in the UK and further afield in Ireland and the USA!The Dupont Circle, Washington DCIn the heart of one of the most captivating neighborhoods in the nation's capital, The Dupont Circle hotel proves a landmark in its own right. Modern design meets global appeal, immersing guests in a sophisticated scene marked by vibrant dcor, original artwork and stylish furniture. The bustling Bar Dupont and Caf Dupont, serve as popular neighborhood gathering spots for visitors and locals.The Doyle CollectionThe Doyle Collection is a carefully curated collection of eight Irish family-owned luxury and urban hotels located centrally in London, Dublin, Washington DC, Cork and Bristol.
What binds our hotels together is the Doyle service ethos - a real warmth and thoughtfulness. We are delighted that the Doyle Collection is listed as one of the Best Large Workplaces 2017 and again in 2018.Due to the large amount of interest in this role, only successful candidates will be contacted.We do require all applicants to have the eligibility to live and work in the USA.The Doyle Collection is an equal opportunities employer.
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