Sales Manager

  • Job Reference: RBH8761
  • Date Posted: 30 December 2021
  • Recruiter: RBH Management
  • Location: Holiday Inn Express London - Epsom Downs, Epsom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

At RBH Management we are looking for exceptional people to provide outstanding service to our guests and who put our people at the heart of everything we do.

The Exciting Opportunity

The Sales Manager contributes to RBH Management's goals and values by supporting the General Manager with managing the hotel sales and marketing functions.

Where Will You Be Working?

Our three-star hotel in Epsom is situated on the grounds of the world famous Epsom Downs Racecourse in the picturesque Surrey countryside, just outside London.

With 120 stylish en-suite bedrooms and a modern purpose built meeting room, the hotel is the perfect choice for leisure and business travellers. All public areas and conference rooms within the hotel are fully air-conditioned and have complimentary WiFi access.

Located within the London commuter belt the hotel has good transport links with direct trains from Epsom Station to London Waterloo and Victoria every 10 minutes. The hotel is a short drive from Heathrow and Gatwick International Airports , 18 miles from Gatwick International and 25 miles from Heathrow. Making the hotel in Epsom ideal for commuting to London.

What Are We Looking For?

This is a unique opportunity to join the Holiday Inn Express Epsom Downs which is located on the area's most famous sporting venues, Epsom Downs Racecourse.

As a Sales Manager, your aim is to increase both corporate and leisure business into the hotel by researching, calling and visiting corporate companies within the area with a view to signing up contracts on a long term basis.

You will need to ensure that the already established client and agent relationships are maintained and managed. This role involves working closely with the owing company to ensure that events and conference activity is captured by the hotel and to utilise joint marketing opportunities and entertaining where possible.

At office level you will be part of a small and friendly team, where your flexible, hands on approach will be key. You will also be part of a much bigger sales team externally to your office and will liaise with key account managers and other sales staff within the business.

You will ideally have a hotel background and must have some previous experience within a sales environment. You must have the confidence to negotiate rates with clients, to cold call for new company business and have a professional approach at all times. A good understanding of numeracy, budgeting and business planning is also preferred.

This is a dynamic role which you can make your own.

Full drivers licence and own car are essential in order to aid mobility.

Experience preferred but not essential, training provided.

What's In It For You?

People love to work with RBH Management because

  • We focus on health, wellbeing and our communities
  • Our people are truly engaged at work
  • There's open, clear communication from the top
  • We've got great career development opportunities
  • There's a culture of transformation and innovation

We will give you a competitive salary and opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career. You will receive a benefits package that includes;

  • Everyday discounts from high street retailers
  • Opportunities to be involved in charity and community events
  • Career opportunities, training and help with course fees
  • Discounted hotel room rates for you AND your friends and family that will make you really popular!
  • Incentive programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements because we know your life comes first
  • Free meals on duty
  • Healthcare plans and Insurance plans (just in case)
  • Pension

The Bigger Picture

With a real focus on performance, people, quality, profit and communities at RBH Management we transform hotels.

RBH Management is an independent hotel management company, working in partnership with six of the most prestigious hotel brands including IHG, Hilton, Starwood, Accor, Marriot and Wyndham. At Redefine|BDL we stand out from our peers, transforming hotels to perform exceptionally.

So if you have the ambition to continuously improve, deliver results with excellence, show that you care and act with integrity then come and join us, this is just the job for you!