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Sales Advisor

Full time positions - 37.5 hours per week
Part time positions - 20 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic Sales Advisor to generate sales by either answering requests from a wide range of guests in a fast-paced environment or by calling existing guests to enhance their stay. You will be responsible for influencing existing or potential customers to buy products or services.

A successful Sales Advisor must be friendly and persuasive. You must be able to understand the customer’s requirements in a short time and present solutions that meet their needs. The ideal candidate will also be patient and passionate about the guest’s requirement, being prepared to go the extra mile to secure the sale for them.

As an employee of Macdonald Hotels, you will have access to various staff benefits including discounts on hotel stays, spa treatments and much more.

Responsibilities

  • Answer incoming calls from prospective guests
  • Call existing guests to enhance their stay by selling additional products
  • Use scripts to provide information about product’s features, prices etc. and present their benefits
  • Ask open questions to understand the guest’s requirements
  • Demonstrate excellent listening and communication skills
  • Influence the guest to buy, by demonstrating how products meet their needs, selling the features and benefits
  • Record the guest’s personal information accurately in a computer system showing attention to detail
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of all products including all tactical and marketing activity

Requirements

  • Proven experience as Sales Advisor or similar sales/customer service role
  • Proven track record of successfully meeting sales targets preferably over the phone
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer programs (e.g. CRM software) and telephone systems
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – verbally and written
  • Friendly and guest focused
  • Team focused but can work on own initiative
  • A good academic education to Higher Grade standard

The candidate will be required to work various shift patterns over 7 days including evenings and weekends.

Please consider the above criteria carefully before starting your application. When recruiting, it is important to us that we are the right choice for you, as well as you being the right choice for us. We believe it is the people we employ that make the difference to the experience of our guests. Our people take pride in what we do, and the standards we expect. They are passionate about working with Macdonald Hotels and care about doing their very best for every guest.

To apply, please contact Denise Pinto on 07950 855236 or email Denise.Pinto@macdonald-hotels.co.uk