Director of Sales
F & F Realty DBA Holiday Inn Express
Sr. Sales Manager-Promoted Jan 2012
F&F Realty- Holiday Inn Express, Palatine, IL, November 2010 to Present
Promoted to Director of Sales July 2012
Promoted to Sr. Sales Manager Jan 2012
Sales Manager – Call on local corporate business to expand client base and increase revenue & occupancy for this 180 room hotel property with 10,000 sq feet of meeting room space.
· Identify and target key accounts action plans to implement aggressive sales incentives to assist in increasing occupancy by 10%.
· Create awareness of hotel’s 8,000 sq feet of meeting room space through marketing promotions and attending networking events which has resulted in an increase in meeting room space bookings by 20%.
· Have obtained several new accounts which have also assisted in the increase in occupancy an increase of group bookings over 100%..
· Implemented a guest referral program to protect clients from going to the competition and to help identify additional leads.
· Soliciting new and existing accounts through telephone solicitation, outside sales calls, site inspections, and written communication