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Sales Manager - Hospitality

Job Title: Sales Manager - Hospitality
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Sussex
Salary: 30000 - 35000 + 10% Bonus
REF: INV_0402
Contact Name: Richard Howard
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Invive Hospitality are recruiting a sales manager for a 4* hotel in West Sussex. The successful candidate will form part of a Sales Team of 4 responsible for driving MICE sales through 50% Account Management and 50% Business Development. With fantastic facilities the hotel is part of an established group and a globally recognise brand.


Reporting into the Director of Sales the Sales Manager will be responsible for:


  • Pro actively managing relationships with existing corporate clients and develop new business.
  • ensuring there is a 'sales culture' amongst the team by planting monthly targets
  • Manage relationships with Tour Operators and wholesalers
  • Assist with Sales and marketing strategies
  • Attending industry events and trade shows
  • Working with the wider group regarding FAM trips
  • Maintain an ongoing SWOT analysis of competitor hotels



Essential requirements


  • Experience e of pro active MICE sales in a 4 or 5 star hotels environment 
  • Be commercially aware and have up to date knowledge of current trends
  • Have a strong work ethic and pro active mentality
  • A  proven to ability to develop and sustain key relationships
  • Excellent communication, organisational skills and negotiation skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) are essential
  • A clean driving license
  • Experience of Delphi is essential
  • Knowledge of Opera would be preferred
  • Flexible to work outside of normal office hours if business needs demand