Toft Country House Hotel and Golf Club is a beautiful family owned property nestled in the rolling hills of Rutland. The business has recently been taken over and as part of our exciting plans for 2019 and beyond we have created the role of Sales Manager. We are looking for someone full of enthusiasm with a passion for the hospitality industry and a drop of entrepreneurial flair. You will be a key component in forging the business as it moves forward along with our small and friendly team.
The Sales Manager will take on sole responsibility for the marketing, sales and promotion of all aspects of the business. From golf breaks to weddings, corporate events and Room Nights. It will require excellent communication with the other departments in the hotel and golf club to ensure that all events and packages sold are delivered to the very highest standard.
Working hours will be 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 subject to the needs of the business. It will require some evening and weekend work as well as some work off site in order to promote the venue and its services.
You will have active involvement in the creation and implementation of a sales and marketing plan and you will be responsible for executing the plan and achieving or exceeding the goals and targets that have been set.
You will need to undertake all of the administrative tasks associated with the promotion and implementation of events and weddings at the property.
The Right Person
We are looking for someone with solid experience in a hospitality sales role who has the flare and determination to drive this small business on to great things. We need someone who is:
• A people person who creates strong and lasting business relationships.
• A self starter who can manage their own time efficiently. The role has a significant amount of freedom to do things your way.
• Experience in selling events and weddings in a hotel venue or similar
• Knowledge of marketing and sales tools including social media
• Drive and a passion to succeed as well as being comfortable working in a target driven environment.
• Someone with integrity that wants to succeed as part of a close friendly team.
You will need a car for this role.
What’s in it for you?
We will offer a competitive basic salary with excellent bonuses that will be highly achievable in this growing business. You will also get a staff rate on all of our services and free golf membership once you have been with us 6 months. This is a great opportunity to work at the right hand of the Director/Owner of this exciting business and to create your own sales team over time. This is a very rare opportunity so please submit your CV and covering letter to us today.