Join an award-winning organization and build your future with one of Michigan’s most famous companies, the Bavarian Inn Lodge of Frankenmuth. Must be a fast-thinker and able to work in a high-volume, fast paced setting of a resort and conference center. Wage is negotiable based on proven success and experience in the Sales and Hospitality Industry. Submit salary requirements with credentials. Full Time position with a full benefit package including 401K option, paid vacation and medical plan coverage.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO): Manage and provide on-site supervision of the entire sales process and sales team.
Targeting group market segments (Corporate, Leisure and Motorcoach) develop group sales campaigns, set goals, implement marketing strategies, focus on sales growth through yield management and report results to Executive team.
Responsible for supervising the sales personnel including all training, development and evaluations.
Make appropriate recommendations for changes in group rates, policies and procedures based on market trends.
Sell hotel guestrooms and food and beverage services to corporate, professional association and government markets.
Develop and manage group sales marketing budget.
Must have a minimum of 5 years sales experience (Hospitality/Tourism Industry preferred).
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Sales & Marketing required.
The ability to utilize professional selling techniques with a proven record of sales and leadership success.
A strong background dealing with and handling the public with tactfulness and sincerity.
Experience with overseeing departments or projects.
Excellent communication skills and professional appearance a must.
Has the ability to make presentations to groups.
Proficient in computer programs necessary in an office environment.
Must be willing to work full time hours and a variety of shifts including some weekends and holidays
Additional Salary Information: Submit salary requirements with resume
About Bavarian Inn Lodge & Conference Center
The Bavarian Inn Lodge is a Bavarian themed resort hotel and conference center in Frankenmuth, Michigan, dubbed "Michigan's Little Bavaria". Our unique location on the banks of the Cass River allows guests the best of both worlds: a short walk to the shops, attractions and restaurants of one of Michigan’s leading destinations, and the convenience of 360 Bavarian themed guestrooms and 15,000 square feet of first class meeting space (seating from 5 to 500), all under one roof. Add two water slides, four indoor pools, three whirlpools, two gift shops, two restaurants, two lounges, a two acre family fun center (including an 18 hole indoor miniature golf course); our outstanding service and world famous food; and you have the unique Bavarian Inn Lodge.