Sandman Hotel Group
  • 21-Mar-2023 to 20-Jun-2023 (PST)
  • Portmarnock, IRL
  • Full Time

As Sales Manager you will be responsible for driving business from local and international markets with a key focus on MICE business. It's a job that demands the drive to meet sales targets and a natural ability for planning, organisation and to be a team player.

We believe that by taking care of our team members, we create a positive atmosphere that benefits both our team members and guests. We want you to love coming to work and also find that working with Northland has a positive influence on your life outside of work.


  • 20 days holiday per annum
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free Parking whilst on shift
  • Free Meal on Duty
  • Gym Access
  • Free Golf
  • Rewards and recognition
  • Growth opportunities
  • Dedicated Training Programme
  • Employee & Immediate Family Assistance Programme
  • Referral Bonus starting at £250


  • Team, Friends and Family Hotel rates
  • Up to 40% of food discounts
  • ½ price lift tickets at Grouse Mountain and Revelstoke Mountain Resort
  • Dallas Stars NHL Game discounts


  • X3 complimentary nights stays to use in the UK, Ireland or North America

Key Attributes:

The Sales Manager will be a highly motivated, dynamic person with excellent verbal and written communication and the ability to engage with clients and colleagues with ease. They will be a self-starter with the ability to take initiative and possess good decision-making skills. The Sales Manager will have excellent attention to detail and high guest service standards. Minimum 2 years' experience in a similar role is required. Previous use of Opera is an added benefit.

Key Duties & Objectives

  • Drive all profitable revenue across all segments
  • Support the Meetings, Events and Wedding Team with conversion of enquiries within the agreed escalation threshold
  • Devise, execute and own a detailed and targeted Sales and Marketing Plan for the Resort and Account Development Plans for your Portfolio of Managed Accounts
  • Produce reports with analysis of performance against forecast and budget, along with outlook for the weeks/months ahead whilst providing a summary of all activities, successes, opportunities, threats and market intelligence
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination with other areas of the Resort to ensure that relevant strategy is understood and aligned
  • Perform day to day sales activity including lead generation, sales calls, contracting and rate negotiation, site inspections, attendance at trade shows and client entertaining
  • Identify opportunities and cross sell to the wider Sandman Hotel Group
  • Support the UK&I Sales Team with Special Projects and Group Sales Team activities
  • Allocate sales and segment territories to the Senior Sales Executive to ensure existing business is maintained and new business is developed
  • To ensure the accurate processing, distribution, recording/filing and follow up of all sales correspondence, including the execution of contracts, quotations, confirmations, cancellations, etc.
  • Utilise CRM system for client database building
  • Identify key competitors and carry out regular competitor analysis monitoring their performance, rates and sales activity

You are:

  • A result orientated Sales Manager with a passion for hospitality and interacting with people
  • A first-class networker and communicator with excellent project management skills and an eagle eye of identifying new opportunities
  • A commercially astute, analytical multi-tasker who is motivated by a challenge with a proven track record of creating and executing strategic plans
  • Proactive with a hands-on approach with the ability to work collaboratively at all levels, driving results for the business
  • Detailed and analytical, able to interpret data and present results to stakeholders and at a senior level
  • Strong knowledge and experience in dealing with the International and Domestic MICE markets



Submission of resume does not guarantee an interview or an actual transfer. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, provided they meet the minimal requirements of the applicable skills required.

You must be legally entitled to work in Ireland to apply.

**Applications will not be accepted via email or in person.

**We thank all applicants for their interest in Career opportunities with The Sandman Hotel Group, however, only those applicants we wish to interview will receive a reply to their application.**


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