Sales Manager- The Hampton Inn & Suites St. Paul

Are you a strong, results oriented leader?

Are you driven by developing and executing a strategic and proactive direct sales effort?

Do you enjoy developing close personal relationships with other people?

If you answered yes, we may have an excellent opportunity for you!

 

Vista Host, a nationally recognized hotel management company with over 35 award-winning properties nationwide, is seeking a Sales Manager for the Hampton Inn & Suites, located in the heart of St. Paul.

 

The Sales Manager will be a dynamic, aggressive and outgoing sales professional who recognizes the importance of direct selling, building and maintaining relationships, outside sales calls, effective prospecting, internet marketing strategies, community involvement, civic responsibilities and integration with operations.  Revenue Management experience and expertise complement all strong candidates. Experience within the St. Paul market as well as previous Hilton experience are highly beneficial.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute strategic and proactive sales efforts while executing a strong pricing and revenue management program
  • Meet or exceed top-line revenue and RevPAR Index goals
  • Solicit new business via outside sales calls/area blitzes, prospecting calls, CVB and Hilton lead generation as well as internet research and response to competitor’s reader boards to increase revenues and grow client base.
  • Increase Revenue in Rooms as well as Food and Beverage of existing LNR Accounts.
  • Maintain/Nurture relationships with existing clients
  • Prepare weekly reports: Sales Booking, Hot Prospect and Sales Initiatives.
  • Achieve Monthly Revenue Goals set by Corporate Budget.
  • Attend Trade shows, chamber events and meetings as designated by Director of Sales

 

It is Vista Host’s philosophy that people are the most important resource for successful management of our hotels. At Vista Host we emphasize recruitment: finding the right person for the right job. We also offer a competitive benefits package. For all levels of management, we offer strong incentives to cultivate commitment and performance. We believe that rewarding for performance strengthens the overall financial position of everyone involved from the General Manager to the ownership group.

For questions regarding this position or careers with Vista Host, please contact Mary Dixon, National Director of Talent Acquisition and Development at mdixon@vistahost.net.