Travel Industry Manager
Travel Industry Manager

Hotel Arts Barcelona

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Travel Industry Manager

About the job

Job Number 24084880
Job Category Sales & Marketing
Location Hotel Arts Barcelona, Marina 19-21, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

 

Responsible for proactively soliciting and managing group and transient sales opportunities. Manages the hotel’s segment sales effort. Actively up-sells each business opportunity to maximize revenue opportunity. Manages daily activities related to group and transient sales objectives. Achieves personal and team related revenue goals. Ensures business is turned over properly and in a timely fashion for proper service delivery. Responsible for driving customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience. Provides service to our customers in order to grow the account on behalf of the company.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE 

 

Education and Experience

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 4 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

OR

• 4-year bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

 

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

 

Building Successful Relationships that Generate Sales Opportunities

• Works collaboratively with off-property sales channels (e.g., territory sales, company sales) to ensure group and transient sales efforts are coordinated, complementary and not duplicative.

• Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers to enable future bookings. Activities include sales calls, entertainment, FAM trips, trade shows, etc.

• Develops relationships within community to strengthen and expand customer base for group and transient sales opportunities.

• Manages and develops relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

• Provides accurate, complete and effective turnover to Event Management.

 

Conducting Daily Sales Activities that Achieve Department Goals

• Responds to incoming group and transient opportunities for the property that are outside parameters of the .

• Manages departmental budget, including group and transient sales.

• Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts.

• Uses sales resources and administrative/support staff effectively.

• Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).

• Conducts data analysis and sharing of information on market conditions, competitors, client and industry changes, economic forecasts and trends.

 

Using Knowledge of Market Trends and Target Customer Information to Maximize Revenue

• Identifies new group and transient business to achieve personal and property revenue goals.

• Understands the overall market - competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.

• Closes the best opportunities for the property based on market conditions and property needs.

• Monitors same day selling procedures to maximize room revenue and control property occupancy.

• Gains understanding of the property’s primary target customer and service expectations; serves the customer by understanding their business, business issues and concerns, to offer better business solution both prior to, and during the program/event.

• Maximizes total hotel revenue by working closely with Rooms and Catering departments.

 

Providing Exceptional Customer Service to all Guests and Customers

• Supports customer loyalty to company by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.

• Services our customers in order to grow share of the account.

• Executes and supports customer service standards and property’s brand standards.

• Provides excellent customer service consistent with the daily service basics of the brand.

• Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.

• Partners with Event Management and/or Operations in providing a customer experience that exceeds the customer’s expectations.

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.

• Attends pre- and post-convention meetings to understand group needs, obtain feedback on quality of product (e.g., rooms, meeting facilities and equipment, food and beverage), service levels and overall satisfaction.

• Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.

• Serves the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their expectations, while building a relationship and loyalty to company.

 

Additional Sales and Marketing Responsibilities

• Utilizes intranet for resources and information.

• Conducts site inspections.

• Creates contracts as required.

• Participates in and practices daily service basics of the brand.

 

 

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

At more than 100 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. Attracting the world’s top hospitality professionals who curate lifelong memories, we believe that everyone succeeds when they are empowered to be creative, thoughtful and compassionate.

Every day, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service the world over and pride ourselves on delivering excellence in the care and comfort of our guests.

 
Your role will be to ensure that the “Gold Standards” of The Ritz-Carlton are delivered graciously and thoughtfully every day. The Gold Standards are the foundation of The Ritz-Carlton and are what guides us each day to be better than the next. It is this foundation and our belief that our culture drives success by which The Ritz Carlton has earned the reputation as a global brand leader in luxury hospitality. As part of our team, you will learn and exemplify the Gold Standards, such as our Employee Promise, Credo and our Service Values. And our promise to you is that we offer the chance to be proud of the work you do and who you work with.

 
In joining The Ritz-Carlton, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work, begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global team, and become the best version of you.

About you

  • Language required: Spanish.

The company

Steal away to one of the premier hotels in Barcelona and discover a place on shores of the Mediterranean Sea, overlooking miles of beaches and the grand vista of Port Olimpic, where your every care will melt away. Renowned for its 24-hour personalized service, stunning 43rd-story spa and innovative dining, this hotel is a distinctive retreat in a one-of-a-kind city.

The Hotel Arts in Barcelona dazzles guests with its striking, contemporary architecture and commanding location. A proud member of The Ritz-Carlton family, this award-winning hotel features:

• 483 sea or city view rooms including 56 executive suites, one Arts suite, one Mediterranean Suite, 26 duplex Apartments, one Royal Suite and one Presidential Suite
• Terraced gardens and outdoor swimming pool
• Five restaurants offering a range of Mediterranean cuisine
• A spectacular collection of Spanish contemporary art
• Over 1,000 square meters of function space for meetings and special events

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Travel Industry Manager

Barcelona, Spain

Full-time, Indefinite

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