Posted: Aug 18, 2022

Hospitality Business Development and Sales Specialist

American Valet - Phoenix, AZ
Full-time
Salary: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2022
Hospitality

Grow your career with us! American Valet has been in Arizona for over 40 years. We are an established and growing company. We promote from within including management opportunities and employee incentive programs.

Unmatched Benefits!

-Unlimited earning potential

-3 weeks paid vacation

-Monthly commission

-Potential annual bonus

-Company paid life insurance

-Full medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family

-All employees benefit from our employee assistance program (counseling, financial, and family resources) AND continuing education/leadership courses

Come join our community! Work-life balance, career opportunities, and full medical benefits. Join the American Valet team today.

Our mission: We provide unsurpassed guest services nationwide in the hospitality industry including hotels, hospitals, casinos, restaurants, malls, and special events. Together we are committed to create a gratifying and pleasurable experience for our customers and employees.

Position: Business Development and Sales Specialist

Location: 8902 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85020
Pay: $65,000 annually + commission

Shift: Full Time, Open Availability

Who is American Valet?

Voted “Best Place to Work in Arizona,” American Valet is a full-service valet, shuttle, guest services, and garage management organization based out of Arizona serving the Southwest since 1980. American Valet is all about the people- both the ones on our staff as well as the clients and guests we're fortunate enough to serve. The moment you step in the door, you'll recognize our one-of-a-kind culture that makes you feel like a member of the team.

What are we looking for?

We are seeking a creative, energetic, positive individual to further develop and expand our hospitality services. An individual with sales and operations experience in the hospitality industry will be an ideal candidate for this position.

What will you be doing?

Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload. Must proactively seek new ways to expand business.

Qualifications:

· At least 3 to 5 years of experience in hospitality sales and business development

· Experience in preparing proposals and the ability to make presentations to potential clients

· Outstanding verbal and written communications skills with the ability to produce clear and concise responses and or reports

· Ability to understand organizational priorities, customer needs, and contractual obligations. Knowledge of appropriate computer systems, including parking-related hardware and software, and programs to effectively perform duties

· Proficient in Microsoft Office

· Analyze and identify growth opportunities

· Manage vendor relationships and solution partners to establish the best pricing and services. Oversee marketing programs

Essential Job Duties:

Business Development Responsibilities

· Develop and manage pipeline of new opportunities and expanding existing business

· Maintain client relationships

· Responsible for all aspects of the sale process: prospecting, presenting, proposing and closing

· Provide effective and timely reporting to management and track progress and growth

· Maintain and grow contracts, foster account longevity

Operational Responsibilities

· Possess a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations

Accounting/Auditing

· Assist with location budget preparation

· Understand revenue control equipment

· Prepare and utilize statistical tools such as occupancy reports, and ticket summary

Marketing/Client Relations

· Responsible for recommending rates competitive to the market and to maximize revenues

· Provide solutions to enhance revenues or bring in revenue opportunities

· Establish and maintain strong client relations

Equipment/Computer Skills

· Obtain and display knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases

Other

· Flexible work hours

· Strong work ethic

· Strong customer service skills

· Attend trade association meetings, shows, and events