Remote Mid-West Group Sales Manager - The Hythe

Vail | Vail, CO, United States

Posted Date 3/22/2022

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth.

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Job Summary:

Responsible for soliciting, closing and contracting group business to meet room night and revenue goals for The Hythe, A Luxury Collection Resort. Ensure business is turned over to the service team properly and in a timely fashion for quality service delivery. Work with the sales teams to maximize the revenue potential for the properties and all Vail lines of business by effectively up selling each business opportunity. Drive customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Solicit, close and contract group business using strong negotiating skills and creative selling techniques
  • Build and strengthen relationships with existing and new customers through sales calls, entertainment, Tradeshows, etc.
  • Develop relationships within the meetings and conventions community to expand customer base for future group business opportunities
  • Work collaboratively with Marriott’s International Luxury Brands in Travel to secure group business.
  • Partner with the operations team to conduct site inspections that focus on the customer’s needs and highlight the key features of the property
  • Understand the overall market - competitors' strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand, etc. and know how to sell against them
  • Provide accurate, complete and timely turnover of definite business to the Service Team to help ensure quality service delivery
  • Partner with the Service and Operations teams in providing a customer experience that exceeds the customers' expectations
  • Work with the sales, revenue management and property leadership team to close the best opportunities base on market conditions and hotel needs
  • Support DOS on special projects to include, but not limited to mailings, client events, SWAG items, FAM trips, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • College degree required with emphasis in Business Administration, sales, hospitality or related field
  • Minimum one year in hospitality sales related function
  • Above average proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present detailed information both verbally and in written form to employees, managers, executives and guests.

The budgeted range starts at $67,000 - $81,150. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including...

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time. Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO)
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 420789

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