posted November 17, 2023

Senior Sales Manager (Government / Associations)

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Job Description

* Concentrate efforts in selling all aspects of the Hotel with an absolute focus on Group business

* Maintain good working relationship with meeting/event planners and buyers
* Prepare proposals/contracts in a timely fashion

* Conduct sales visits, site inspections and outside sales calls

* Develop new markets and sources of business for Group Sales
* Attend tradeshows/sales trips both locally and beyond
* Participate in daily business review meeting and other hotel meetings as appropriate
* Generate ideas for marketing of product such as meeting packages and promotional offers
* Take up special assignments as instructed by Director of Sales
* Work closely with colleagues in the group sales department - meetings and event planning dept
* Maintain close communication with the Director of Sales
* Maintain effective communication channel with Revenue Team and Reservations Manager
* Follow up with clients and coordinate with internal operations department until contract is signed
* Attend and contribute to sales meetings
* Regular update on competitors and market intelligence and shares the information with sales team
* Regular update on Trade shows and shares the information with sales team for follow up

* Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by the hotel from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position
* Assimilate into culture through understanding, supporting and participating in and embracing all elements of our Vision, Core Values and our Pillars of Service
* Always looking out for the best interest of the hotel, guests, staff and ownership
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The Darcy

226 Room Hotel

Welcome to The Darcy

The Darcy is an eclectic, 226-room boutique hotel in the heart of Washington, DC, providing chic accommodations, distinctive dining, and over 7,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Classically American but with a European sensibility, The Darcy offers an authentic, original, and local experience that allows our guests to immerse themselves in community. 

Discover our Nation's Capital with thoughful amenties. Cruise from Georgetown to Capitol Hill with our courtesy bike and scooter rentals, make it a family affair and keep the kids entertained with our Darcy Daypacks, and relax after a day of sightseeing with our complimentary daily cocktail hour featuring local products or enjoy an in-room crafted cocktail from our talented mixologists.  Be prepared for any occasion with our Haberdashery - a guest wardrobing suitcase of high-end men’s accessories for borrow or purchase, get the right fit with custom tailoring, and grab that last minute gift for someone special with our semimonthly pop-up flower shop. At The Darcy, we make sure you don’t miss home.