We are seeking an Area Sales and Marketing Manager on behalf of our client, a well-known Irish hotel group. Reporting directly to the General Manager and the Group Sales and Marketing Manager, the Area Sales and Marketing Manager will be responsible for targeting new business relationships to generate new sources of revenue for three properties in Wexford within this hotel group. The successful candidate will also be responsible for coordinating local Marketing/PR and Sales and Marketing Administration for the three hotels.
The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience in a Sales and Marketing management role and have relevant Sales and Marketing qualifications. You must have excellent presentation and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and a proven track-record of meeting targets and deadlines and have an outgoing personality. A full driving licence and your own transport are essential for this role.
Main Duties Include:
- Support the Group Sales and Marketing Manager and the General Manager in achieving budgeted sales
- Identify and analyse competitors; both locally and regionally
- Conduct market research and analyse business statistics from both portfolio and the booking engine and give recommendations on how to increase revenue based on this information
- Conduct face to face calls and undertake telesales
- Present to potential clients using a range of tailored presentation skills
- Liaise with website providers to ensure optimisation of online position
- Oversee brochure, print material production and stock levels. Maintain and oversee imagery and photography of all properties, with the Group Sales and Marketing Manager
- Database maintenance; accurate and detailed database information maintenance
- Work with the Group Sales and Marketing Manager to develop and adopt a social media plan and to assist with website development
- Produce weekly reports
- Development and management of e-zines and management of the website and PPC campaigns
- Site inspections and assisting the Group Sales and Marketing Manager with securing new corporate business through telesales and sales calls
- To pre-book and participate at various trade shows, consumer shows, events and exhibitions etc.
- Other duties as assigned by the Group Sales and Marketing Manager and General Manager
For more information please call Joyce on 086 605 6937 or email your CV via the link provided