SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER for Branded Hotel in South East London

£30k - 35k per year + benefits
18 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
Beatrice Forest
Industry Sector
Hospitality / Catering
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER for Branded Hotel in South East London

Salary : £35000

In this challenging role the Sales & Marketing Manager will be responsible for maximising the sales potential and achieving / exceeding revenue budgets for the hotel across the different segmentation. The candidate should be pro-active and energetic with a proven track record in achieving sales targets and the ability to think strategically and execute effective and focussed sales & marketing plan.

This is an exciting time for the hotel and the local area and we are seeking a motivated individual to lead and develop the sales and event team.

You will report directly to the General Manager and Group Directors.


  • Create and implement a sales and marketing strategy
  • Plan and direct day to day operation of the sales & marketing function to ensure maximum revenue & profitability
  • Perform day to day sales activity including lead generation, face to face meetings, contracting & rate negotiation, site inspections, attendance at trade shows, client entertainment and national/international sales trips
  • Support internal and external marketing campaign including brochures, sites and social media updates, posters, etc
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual sales and marketing plan and budgets
  • Devise and execute hotel sales & marketing promotional campaigns through local & national media, evaluating & reporting on marketing campaigns ROI
  • Identification and management of all Corporate and Consortia RFP’s
  • Analysis of GDS production reports & intelligence information to develop business channel
  • Product and report weekly & monthly on account performance and general activity to General Manager and Central Office
  • Manage online marketing & brand website through content development and continually driving customers direct to this sale channel
  • Promote the hotel through familiarisation trips, sales meetings, showrounds and other methods
  • Identify key competitors and carry out regular competitor analysis; monitoring their performance, rates and sales activities

The Ideal candidate

  • The ideal candidate will have strong experience Hotel Sales and Marketing
  • Currently working at management level within a Sales focused position in a 4* or 5* environment. 
  • Previous experience working within an International brand is a must.
  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and in writing)
  • Demonstrate a passion for exceptional customer service and commitment to team’s development
  • Working knowledge of Delphi
  • Excellent presentation and grooming standards
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong leadership skills and people management
  • Speaks several languages is a bonus

This is a superb role for someone looking to develop their career in a growing company, where you will be given the chance to develop yourself, whilst providing inspirational guest service through your individuality and passion.

Interested in this great challenge? Contact Beatrice with your updated CV


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