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Senior Sales Manager – Greater China

Bangkok, Thailand
Sales and Marketing

Job Description

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Posting Date Jan 31, 2018
Job Number 17001RMG
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand VIEW ON MAP
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels, Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 70 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. Our associates deliver sophisticated and warmly authentic service in a comfortable and luxurious atmosphere that cultivates fulfilling experiences for both our associates and our guests.


The Senior Sales Manager will provide total account management support for their assigned property accounts and markets.

By applying the principles of strategic account management, this position will partner with Sales and Marketing leadership, and the property Leadership team, to develop a comprehensive strategic plan to grow market share from their assigned accounts and markets.  As an Senior Sales Manager, this individual will develop strong partnerships with buyers for the purpose of penetrating and growing market share and driving sales for hotel.  The position will focus specifically on growing market share from transient, group and catering revenue.


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the sales and marketing, guest services, front desk, or related professional area.


  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; no work experience required.


Understanding Markets & Maximizing Revenue

  • Identifies new group/catering business to achieve personal and property revenue goals.
  • Understands the overall market - competitors' strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.
  • Closes the best opportunities for the property based on market conditions and property needs.
  • Monitors same day selling procedures to maximize room revenue and control property occupancy.
  • Gains understanding of the property's primary target customer and service expectations; serves the customer by understanding their business, business issues and concerns, to offer better business solution both prior to, and during the program/event.

Conducting Daily Sales Activities

  • Responds to incoming group/catering opportunities for the property that are outside parameters of the Event Booking Center.
  • Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts.
  • Uses sales resources and administrative/support staff effectively.
  • Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence).

Providing Exceptional Customer Service

  • Supports the company's service and relationship strategy, driving customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.
  • Services our customers in order to grow share of the account.
  • Executes and supports the company's Customer Service Standards and property's Brand Standards.
  • Provides excellent customer service consistent with the daily service basics of the brand.
  • Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.
  • Partners with Event Management and/or Operations in providing a customer experience that exceeds the customer's expectations.
  • Sets a positive example for guest relations.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Attends pre- and post-convention meetings to understand group needs, obtain feedback on quality of product (e.g., rooms, meeting facilities and equipment, food and beverage), service levels and overall satisfaction.
  • Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event.
  • Serves the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their expectations, while building a relationship and loyalty to the company.

Building Successful Relationships

  • Works collaboratively with off-property sales channels (e.g., Event Booking Center, Market Sales, Strategic Accounts) to ensure sales efforts are coordinated, complementary and not duplicative.
  • Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers to enable future bookings. Activities include sales calls, entertainment, FAM trips, trade shows, etc.
  • Develops relationships within community to strengthen and expand customer base for group/catering sales opportunities.
  • Manages and develops relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provides accurate, complete and effective turnover to Event Management.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Utilizes intranet for resources and information.
  • Conducts site inspections.
  • Creates contracts as required.
  • Participates in and practices daily service basics of the brand.
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