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Sales Manager

Date: May 13, 2019

Location: Ludlow, VT, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Summary of Job:

 

The Sales Manager is responsible for the overall achievement of their  group room nights and revenue budget, in addition to achieving the sales team lines of business goals and working on a regional team to develop sales strategies to ensure the regional team achieves revenue and room nights goals, which roll-up to our total Vail Resorts Meetings & Events dashboard.   

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensure pull-through of group strategies in order for the resort to  attain and grow group revenue objectives as well as overall Okemo Mountain Resort fiscal year initiatives.
  • Accountability for achieving group room night and revenue goals as well as individual booking pace goals.
  • Strong focus on  prospecting for new business and tracking new accounts.
  • Ensure focus is on strategic proactive selling and penetrating new accounts to maximize group room revenues.
  • Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Sales and Director of Sales, serve as a group sales liaison with key departments such as Revenue Management, Conference Services, National Sales, Strategic Alliance, Mountain Operations, Vail Resorts Retail and other internal customers as appropriate.
  •  Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Sales and Director of Sales to provide career development, while remaining the top producer of group on the sales team.
  • Create a personal SMART plan to ensure the success of revenue, room night and lines of business goals.
  • Travel as needed and represent the resort at tradeshows, in market sales calls, familiarization trips, enterprise wide sales trainings and events.
  • Be proficient in Windows software programs as well as Delphi.FDC.
  • Prior hospitality/resort sales experience is a must.

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • College degree business administration, hotel management, or related discipline preferred. Successful hospitality or sales careers can enhance this.
  • 5 years hospitality/resort sales experience, 7 years experience in hotel or service industry
  • Microsoft Office to include Excel, PowerPoint and Word, Delphi.FDC, and mobile devices
  • English language skills and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Professional and strong time management skills
  • Budgeting and business planning. 

At Okemo, we’ve got 2,200 vertical feet of positive outlook and it shows. Culture is what we teach. And service with a smile is the linchpin of our philosophy. Every interaction with our guests-on and off the mountain, at the golf courses, Adventure Zone and at the Evolution Bike Park, is an opportunity to turn a skier, rider, golfer, or recreational enthusiast into a lifelong member of our family. Our employees reflect this attitude by having fun doing what they do best: creating a memorable recreational experience! www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 168175


Nearest Major Market: Hanover

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