Job Opportunity: Area Manger of Sales

Posted By: Wysteria White Career Center ,

Area Manager of Sales

First Carolina Management, Inc.

Debbie Herndon

VP Marketing & Sales

Job Description:  First Carolina Management recognizes that is the associates who operate our hotels that make the difference between an average hotel and an outstanding hotel.  We believe that our associates are our most valuable asset.  First Carolina Management is a premier hospitality management company operating awarding –winning hotels within the brands of Marriott International, Hilton Hotels Corporation, InterContinental Hotels Group, Choice Hotels International and WyndhamHotels.  With a philosophy that has been nurtured over the years, we seek people who are driven by our core values, strive for excellence in service, and will go the extra mile to provide all guests with a memorable stay.  We are interested in attracting and developing talented individuals who are dedicated to their career and family.

Position:  Area Manager of Sales for the La Quinta Inn & Suites, Sleep Inn, and Super 8 of Boone, NC.

Requirements:  Enthusiastically selling the three hotels to groups, corporate and leisure segments

Working with management to develop marketing/sales strategies and goals that drive measurable incremental occupancy, ADR, and RevPAR.

Prepare annual Marketing Plan

Making regular outside and inside sales calls, site tours, prospecting and networking to secure new business and maintain contact with existing client/accounts

Develop awareness and solid reputation of the hotels and brands within the local community.

Respond to all RFP’s and group inquiries

Assist the GM’s with department heads and staff meetings to review upcoming groups, revenue management and potential business

Must possess leadership skills in guest service, hotel sales management, organizational, networking, and time management.

Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills and be self-motivated with a strong work ethic

Additional Job Requirements

Job Available:  Immediately

Bonus:  Yes

Medical/Dental, 401K, Vacations, PTO