Hilton Hotel Sales Manager - President Abraham Lincoln Springfield DoubleTree in Springfield, Illinois

The beautiful President Abraham Lincoln Springfield, Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, located in the heart of historic downtown, is looking for a Sales Manager to join their amazing Sales Team!

This hotel Is connected to the Prairie Capital Convention Center and situated just a fewblocks from St. John's Hospital and Memorial Medical Center. Hotel guests ride the complimentary shuttle to and from nearby AMTRAK and the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. Visit the Old State Capitol and Lincoln Herndon’s Law Office, treat the kids to a fun day at Knights Action Park, or visit New Salem, a re-created 19th century frontier village.

A Sales Manager with the President Abraham Lincoln Springfield Doubletree is responsible for representing the hotel's services and facilities to prospective clients and customers in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability - along with the below duties:

  • To solicit and respond to companies and organizations to rent guest rooms and meeting space and also solicit them to purchase food and beverage from the hotel. Coordinates the prompt, courteous and efficient "delivery" of those products to satisfy the customer’s service needs and to maximize the hotel’s profits.
  • Meet with and entertain customers and prospective customers to solicit and respond to leads, by telephone or direct conversations with customers requiring moderate size group accommodations for moderately complex meetings and/or meeting space and/or on-site (hotel) catering, based upon leads and account files assigned by the Director of Sales or the Asst. Dir. of Sales. Courteously answer incoming phone calls from persons inquiring about the rental of guest rooms and/or meeting space and/or the purchase of on-site (hotel) catering. Qualify customer, either inquiry related or driven by solicitation, for strategic buying needs and uncover personal buying needs.

  • Prepare proposals and contracts to advise potential customers primarily of guest rooms, but also meeting space and/or banquet date, space, and rate availability. Calculate and quote prices within guidelines for same.

  • Attend weekly sales departmental meetings and other scheduled meetings to support business operations (tentative review, group pick up)

  • Conduct site visits with potential customers

  • Meeting required goals and expectations from Sales Department

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand?

DoubleTree by Hilton understands that doing the little things well means everything. It all starts with a warm chocolate chip cookie welcome. And yet, the experience is far from cookie-cutter. The hotels are interesting, unique properties in great locations and serve as the antidote to impersonal vacations, meetings and events. Our guests stay with us because they know they'll enjoy an experience they truly value at a competitive price. At DoubleTree by Hilton, we provide the simple acts of care and thoughtfulness that make the traveler feel human again. Our hotels mark the end of travel's challenges and the beginning of a restful stay.

DoubleTree by Hilton is one of Hilton Worldwide's ten market-leading brands. For more information visit www.hiltonworldwide.com.

If you appreciate the little things and enjoy creating exceptional experiences, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with DoubleTree by Hilton.

What benefits will I receive?

Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and, depending upon eligibility, a vacation or Paid Time Off (PTO) benefit. You will instantly have access to our unique benefits such as the Team Member and Family Travel Program, which provides reduced hotel room rates at many of our hotels for you and your family, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. After 90 days you may enroll in Hilton Worldwide's Health & Welfare benefit plans, depending on eligibility. Hilton Worldwide also offers eligible team members a 401K Savings Plan, as well as Employee Assistance and Educational Assistance Programs. We look forward to reviewing with you the specific benefits you would receive as a Hilton Worldwide Team Member. The above information is provided as a highlight of the major benefits offered to most full-time team members in the United States. All benefits listed may not be offered at all locations. This is not a summary plan description or official plan document.

Job: Sales and Marketing

Title: Hotel Sales Manager - President Abraham Lincoln Springfield DoubleTree

Location: null

Requisition ID: HOT050IZ