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PALIHOTEL SEATTLE | SENIOR SALES MANAGER

Palihotel Seattle Seattle, WA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Employer Very Likely to Respond

Paligroup is currently seeking an experienced Senior Sales Manager for Palihotel Seattle.

WHO WILL LOVE THIS POSITION?

Experienced sales professional whose preferred style is hands-on and involved with the key management team members. 

A person who enjoys a fast paced work environment. Someone who enjoys staying organized in the midst of being busy. A proactive person who is able to blend an authentic, unique, and personalized service to create unforgettable guest experiences at Paligroup properties. 

Our ideal candidate must be a team player with exceptional organizational and customer service skills. You must love to work as part of a team while maintaining your individual goals.  This person will need to have a good sense of time management.  Strongest candidates will have a passion for proactive sales and a loyal client following in the Seattle market as well as an understanding of revenue management and a record of basic leadership.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Direct Sales: develop appointment-oriented sales calls to ensure a successful direct sales program, in accordance with goals established by departmental budget and marketing plan.    

New Account Development/Key Account Management: Steal market share to generate new business; continually target new business through telemarketing, individual creativity and innovation. Maximize current hotel key accounts by identifying and capturing those that offer room night and revenue growth.   

Customer Service: Develop strong customer relations through frequent communication and the use of professional, courteous and ethical interpersonal interaction. Develops customer profiles and maintains an effective trace system, including trace dates and references, in order to best meet client needs, resulting in superior account service and increased revenues.   

Communication: Exhibit a positive and involved team attitude to all hotel departments and maintain open communications with all co-workers for the best overall performance of the hotel.   

Reporting:   Prepare sales metrics reports documenting sales calls, outlining opportunities, and identifying new bookings in an accurate and timely fashion.  

Community & Travel: Actively participate in community and industry organizations and travel where needed for client appointments or trade shows to benefit the collection’s exposure to the community and bottom line.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum three years sales experience
  • Prior hotel experience required, preferably at a lifestyle boutique hotel.
  • Must be able to communicate in English, both written and verbal.
  • Must be able to speak clearly and understandably over the telephone. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Strong organization and professionalism 
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • OPERA experience a plus 

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to push, pull or lift up to 25 lbs.

About Palihotel Seattle

A trusty neighborhood hotel celebrating Seattle’s waterfront…

Location, Location, Location. Palihotel Seattle will be an intimate, fun, comfortable and contemporary boutique hotel located in a historic, century-old building directly across the street from Seattle’s famed Pike Place Market and the Elliot Bay waterfront.  

Offering 96 rooms, The Hart and The Hunter restaurant, bar, coffee bar and lobby, we have carefully designed our spaces to enhance the hotel’s vibrant neighborhood and be communal and inclusive for travelers and locals alike.

ABOUT PALISOCIETY:

Palisociety is a collection of unique hotels and residences that are synonymous with authenticity, style, innovation and good old-fashioned hospitality. We take to heart that few things in life are as transformative as the people and places you encounter when you travel. Because when all is said and done, it’s about the experience.

ABOUT PALIGROUP MANAGEMENT:

Paligroup is a fully integrated branded real estate development and hospitality operating company that acquires, programs, develops, owns, and operates unique hotels and residences. Our proprietary brands, development and operational expertise also includes specialized retail spaces, highly curated restaurants, bars and event venues. Avi Brosh founded Paligroup in 1998 and serves as its Chief Executive and President.

The company's track record, current portfolio and forthcoming properties are designed to provide customers with a unique and aspirational experience. Each Paligroup branded property has a distinct personality specifically tailored to best serve its local market and neighborhood, all featuring a contemporary, sophisticated design and personalized service.

Paligroup's Brands are synonymous with neighborhood authenticity, style, innovation and success. We are convinced that this combination of custom-tailored place-making and unique social experiences increases performance, market share and overall pricing power.

Paligroup currently operates three hotels in Los Angeles including Palihouse West Hollywood, Palihotel Melrose, Palihouse Santa Monica. In addition to Palihotel Seattle, four new properties are scheduled to open in 2018 and early 2019. The new properties include Palihotel Westwood Village, Palihotel Culver City, Palihouse Miami Beach and Palihotel San Francisco.

PALIGROUP’S VISION: 

To be a society of unique hotels and residences with an independent spirit. 

PALIGROUP’S MISSION: 

To enhance the lives of our guest and the community by creating one-of-a-kind neighborhood-centric places filled with interesting people and friendly staff providing trusting service

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