Group Sales Manager

The Hoxton, Los Angeles, California

Our story

Just like our doors, our minds are open too. Since we opened our first hotel in Shoreditch, London in 2006, we’ve never just been about offering a bed for the night. We want to be more than that, providing a place where guests can hang out alongside the locals and submerse themselves in the neighborhood with vibrant, welcoming public spaces. Then there's our eclectic program of monthly events where we bring the outside in, working with local creatives to curate events unique to each location.

We proved that style didn’t need to be sacrificed for value and honest pricing is still very much at the heart of everything we do. We opened our second London hotel in 2014, followed by Amsterdam in 2015, Paris in 2017 and Williamsburg, Portland, Los Angeles, and Chicago all coming soon. Each hotel has its own character; however, you’ll find the familiar Hoxton Hustle, incorporating the uniqueness of their neighborhoods using local designers, artists, and illustrators for everything from interiors to wallpaper, art and neighborhood guides.

The Hoxton, Downtown LA is in a neighborhood that has seen a major revival over the last few years, with some of the city’s best restaurants, shops and bars opening up there and many more in the pipeline. Set in the 10-story Los Angeles Railway building, which was built in 1925, the building has an interesting and varied history, having been the headquarters of the L.A. Railway Authority and later housing a garment manufacturer, a candy shop, a restaurant, and a grocery store - it’s even had film sets, radio towers and electric signs erected on its rooftop. The Hoxton, Los Angeles will offer 174 rooms designed by Ennismore Design Studio, a ground floor restaurant and basement bar operated by a local chef, along with The Hoxton’s first rooftop pool with restaurant and amazing views over Broadway, the historic theatre and cinema district and one of the oldest streets in the city. 

 

The details

You’ll report directly to the Director of Sales.

We don’t go for strict job descriptions; however, here’s an idea of how we see the role…

- You’ll help develop and execute a pre-opening and annual sales plan with the Director of Sales.

- You’ll lead the charge with all things Groups, Meetings and Social Events. From setting the strategy and negotiate rates, to system configuration and menu design.

- Be inspiring and lead from the front. You’ll have two direct reports so always put your best foot forward.

- Keep your ear close to the ground! Tell us what the market wants and how we keep our clients happy and coming back. Your ideas on how to position our offering and meet goals are key to the success of the hotel.

- Shout about your successes! Generate and present the numbers is weekly Revenue and Strategy Meetings.

- Client show arounds and entertainment are part of what you do – the best way to get that business across the line.

- You’ll maximize revenue and increase conversion to help you achieve your personal and departmental new business and revenue goals.

- Hoxton Meetings can now be booked on our website – its quick and efficient so help and guide our clients through the process.

- Are you a control freak when I comes to organizing your emails and a chatter box on the phone? If yes, then good. That’s exactly what we’re looking for.

- We’re in it together, so cross sell within your hotel and to our global family.

 

What’s in it for you…

- The opportunity to be part of an exciting hotel opening.

- There is opportunity to grow with an exciting young company and be part of a team who are passionate about everything they do.

- You’ll help embed The Hoxton values and behaviors and create a sales culture with-in the hotel.

- To work for an innovative organization, committed to not just building new hotels but building a global brand.

- The opportunity to challenge the norm and work in an environment that is both creative and rewarding.

About you

- You have at least 2 years’ experience in a sales role.
- You are passionate about hotel sales and are goal-driven.
- You function well in a fast-paced environment and enjoy a challenge.
- You have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent attention to detail.
- You get us. You know our hotels, maybe you’ve hung out in our bars and possibly regretted that last cocktail the next morning.
- Your glass is half full, always.

What’s next?

Apply online at:

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/ENN1000ENUSA/JobBoard/36c3bbb4-bfb0-49b9-acd5-dcde72188eae/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=3b4c63d7-7e1b-43d2-8bd2-07cae4a08279

The Hoxton, Los Angeles is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  True Facts.

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  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Hours: Full Time, Salaried
  • Salary: Competitive
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