Hospitality Sales Career - In Demand for 2013 and Glamorous

Hotel sales careers are in demand 2013. Unfortunately, most people do not know these jobs exist. Every hotel employs from 1-10 or more sales people.Hospitality companies are always looking for top notch sales professionals.
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Jan. 7, 2012 - PRLog -- Top sales Careers?  Most people never think about a career in the hospitaliy business.  But  hotels do not sell themselves, they need people making sales calls and networking with meeting planners and individuals that plan events.  Hotel sales people sell  guestrooms, meetings, food and beverage, and amenities and services to groups, and conventions.  They also target accounts that have travelers that frequent specific hotels and locations. Hospitality sales careers are often considered glamorous because individuals can work in beautiful surroundings.  Have you ever stayed in a beautiful Fairmont or Marriott Hotel and wished you could work there......well it is possible.

Hotel sales positons pay well.  Entry level careers starts at 40-60 thousand plus approximately 30% bonus potential.  After 1-3 years you should be able to advance to 45 -75k.  After 3-5 years you can potentially earn 60K-100K plus bonus as a Director of sales.  Directors of Sales often advance to General Manager jobs within 5-10 years and can earn from 50-200K or more.

Hotels often promote from within only because the people that start at the front desk or reservations understand the inner workings of the hotel.  It's not that these individuals are always the best sales people, but they do have a head start on understanding the hospitality field,and they do not require as much training.

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Individuals with as little as one year of sales experience can do well in a hotel sales.  However, previous sales experience is not neccessary.  You don't need a college degree either.  You just need a professional image, common sense, and enjoy working with people.

There are many perks to hotel sales as well.  You can enjoy a beautiful working environment, work in glamorous surroundings, enjoy rapid advancement opportunities, enjoy a hotel's food and beverage, and take advantage of some nice travel perks.

Enjoy your hospitality career.

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