We The Park Chennai is hiring dynamic, energetic, passionate and experienced candidate for the position of Sales Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities of Sales Manager:

  • Develop action plans and set objectives for increased revenue and maximum profit for hotel management
  • Implement sales and marketing strategies necessary for attracting clients to patronize a hotel
  • Maintain a clear understanding of hotel policies and ensure compliance
  • Carry out research and analysis to identify new markets and business opportunities
  • Oversee the hiring and training of hotel sales representatives and other hotel personnel
  • Seek out business with large organizations such as churches, sports clubs or corporate firms to convince them to patronize their hotel
  • Prepare and distribute promotional and advertisement materials to create awareness for hotel products/services
  • Maintain a complete knowledge of all the services a hotel provides so as to conduct successful sales
  • Explain and notify clients of recent upgrades and available options for hotel services
  • Oversee the management of client account and service tab
  • Collaborate with event and wedding planners to ensure increased patronage and hotel booking
  • Oversee the processing of payments and offering discounts to client when necessary
  • Assign job duties to hotel personnel and ensure effective performance of assigned tasks
  • Supervise the customer service unit of a hotel to ensure compliance with set standards of hospitality and customer service
  • Maintain contact with clients to obtain feedback and encourage continued patronage.

Skills And Requirements for Hotel Sales Manager Role

  • Education and Training: To become a hotel sales manager, you require a Bachelor’s degree in business studies, marketing, finance, in other similar field. You also require several years of experience as a sales or marketing representative, preferably in the hospitality industry
  • Persuasive Skill: Hotel sales managers are able to convince potential clients to subscribe to hotel services
  • Customer Service Skill: They courteously interact with customers and ensure their needs and requirements are met
  • Leadership Skill: They are well versed in coordinating and managing hotel human resources to ensure smooth operations and maximum profit
  • Pre-employment tests: To be hired as a manager in a hotel, some recruiters may require taking a test or two to confirm you are the right person for them. Find out the type of job assessment tests you may be required to take and how to make top scores.

About The Park Chennai

Located in Chennai’s business district, standing on the historic premises of the erstwhile Gemini Film Studios, The Park offers rooms with a flat-screen TV and rainshower facilities. The hotel’s 5-star facilities include free parking, an outdoor pool and 4 dining options.

Modern décor and hardwood flooring feature throughout the air-conditioned guestrooms at The Park, Chennai. Each well-appointed room is fitted with a mini-bar and private bathroom with a bathtub.

Guests can work out at the fitness center or enjoy a relaxing body massage at the spa. The hotel provides currency exchange services, while local souvenirs can be purchased at the gift shop.

Lotus restaurant serves a fine selection of Thai dishes. Light snacks and refreshing beverages are offered at the poolside Aqua bar and The Leather Bar.

Park Chennai is a 5-minute drive from Chennai Fort and 9.9 mi from Chennai International Airport.