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Group Sales Manager
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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts | Washington, DC
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Job Description

Group Sales Manager

Selling a memorable experience in an authentic location is the essence of a Sales Managers role at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Your professionalism and knowledge of the Hotel will reflect positively in how you present the property. Building strong relationships will create a bond, ensuring your clients will always stay with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

Hotel Overview: Located in Washington's fashionable West End and adjacent to historic Georgetown, the Fairmont Washington, D.C. welcomes guests in capital style. With a sunlit urban courtyard that soothes the spirit, the Fairmont is the perfect hotel for business or leisure travel.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director, Group Sales, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

* Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
* Ensure prompt and courteous service is extended to both internal and external customers
* Ensure the achievement of sales objectives on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis
* Solicit group business through action plan preparation and execution
* Establish parameters, quotes and negotiate prices, confirming by written contracts
* Participate in tradeshows, conventions and promotional events within the hotel and trade related organizations
* Maintain accounts, contact, activity and business details within the appropriate software applications
* Work closely with Conference Services to ensure all details of the contract were delivered and guests depart satisfied
* Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
* Follow departmental policies and procedures
* Follow all safety policies
* Other duties as assigned


* Previous Sales experience preferred but not required
* Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and or relevant computer applications required
* University/College degree in a related discipline preferred but not required
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
* Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
* Highly responsible & reliable
* Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Visa Requirements: Must be able to provide or obtain authorization to work in the United States.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts-and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities-throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific-as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!