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We are looking for an experienced Head of Sales to pursue sales opportunities across all the business, generating sales activity including the spa. 

Your day to day; 

  • To monitor all key conference and accomodation accounts, tracking performance, extending our contact network, seeking new opportunities and generally making sure that they understand we value their business 
  • To negotiate any contracted business on behalf of the hotel. 
  • To prepare and implement an annual sales and marketing plan which encompasses all revenue streams in the hotel and spa and be accountable for the delivery of this plan 
  • To undertake with the Sales Executive proactive sales activity to develop a pipeline of prospect accounts for all areas of the business – including sales blitz, outreach activity and telephone activity 
  • Implement the pricing and sales strategy for all areas of the business in conjunction with the General Manager and Cluster Revenue Manager and then ensure that this is fully understood by all involved in the sales for the hotel 

who we are looking for; 

As Head of Sales you will lead the team responsible for all sales and revenue generating activity. Working closely with the General Manager to identify challenges and focus resource to maximise turnover and profitability of the business. You have a proven track record of proactively looking for solutions to challenges and be open to new ways of working to deliver improved results. An active listener who repects the views and experience of others and works in a collaborative way. A motivational leader and natural sales person who focusses on solution led sales and relationship building, with the tenacity to  convert the most profitable business for the hotel. 

In return, we are offering a rewarding role with scope for career progression along with; 

  • A competive salary 
  • Wagestream – the ability to access up to 40% of your wages as you earn them each week 
  • 28 days annual leave (rising to 33 days after 5 years) 
  • Health cash plan 
  • Generous employee discounts on accomodation, food & drink in our beautiful properties across the country 
  • Life assurance 
  • Bespoke training programmes accessible to all 
  • An engaging and supportive work environment 

  Cottons Hotel & Spa

Cottons Hotel & Spa is a busy four-star property in Knutsford, Cheshire, with 138 guest rooms, 14 meeting rooms, restaurant, bar and spa. It is a popular choice with business and leisure guests and staff pride themselves on providing a quality experience to everyone who comes through the doors.  Situated close to the M6 and M56 , this luxury four-star property is great for experiencing Manchester, Chester, Liverpool and the wider North-West.  It is part of The House of Daniel Thwaites, a unique collective of Inns, Hotels & Spas offering warm hospitality and high quality service in a welcoming environment.  

Thwaites was established in 1807 and to this day remains a family run Business. We have Hotels, Inns, Pubs and a Brewery and are focused on providing superb hospitality in outstanding properties in great locations 

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