Profession hospitality revenue manager

Hospitality revenue managers maximise revenue generated from facilities such as hotels,  holiday resorts and camping grounds by analysing trends and competition. They assist establishment managers in strategic decisions. Hospitality revenue managers analyse and optimise the financial potential of facilities and manage the corresponding staff.

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Personality Type

  • Investigative / Enterprising
  • Artistic / Investigative

Skills

  • Develop financial statistics reports

    Create financial and statistical reports based on collected data which are to be presented to managing bodies of an organisation.

  • Implement sales strategies

    Carry out the plan to gain competitive advantage on the market by positioning the company's brand or product and by targeting the right audience to sell this brand or product to.

  • Develop business case

    Gather relevant information in order to come up with a well-written and well-structured document that provides the trajectory of a given project.

  • Implement marketing strategies

    Implement strategies which aim to promote a specific product or service, using the developed marketing strategies.

  • Perform market research

    Gather, assess and represent data about target market and customers in order to facilitate strategic development and feasibility studies. Identify market trends.

  • Comply with food safety and hygiene

    Respect optimal food safety and hygiene during preparation, manufacturing, processing, storage, distribution and delivery of food products.

  • Plan medium to long term objectives

    Schedule long term objectives and immediate to short term objectives through effective medium-term planning and reconciliation processes.

  • Monitor financial accounts

    Handle financial administration of your department, keep the costs down to only necessary expenses and maximise the revenues of your organisation.

  • Think analytically

    Produce thoughts using logic and reasoning in order to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Analyse booking patterns

    Study, understand and predict recurring patterns and behaviours in booking.

  • Manage hospitality revenue

    Oversee a hospitality revenue by understanding, monitoring, predicting and reacting to consumer behaviour, in order to maximise revenue or profits, maintain budgeted gross profit and minimise expenditures.

  • Forecast occupancy demand

    Predict the number of hotel rooms that will be booked, schedule occupancies and estimate demand forecast.

  • Ensure cross-department cooperation

    Guarantee communication and cooperation with all the entities and teams in a given organisation, according to the company strategy.

  • Apply numeracy skills

    Practise reasoning and apply simple or complex numerical concepts and calculations.

  • Produce statistical financial records

    Review and analyse individual and company financial data in order to produce statistical reports or records.

  • Manage staff

    Manage employees and subordinates, working in a team or individually, to maximise their performance and contribution. Schedule their work and activities, give instructions, motivate and direct the workers to meet the company objectives. Monitor and measure how an employee undertakes their responsibilities and how well these activities are executed. Identify areas for improvement and make suggestions to achieve this. Lead a group of people to help them achieve goals and maintain an effective working relationship among staff.

  • Inspect data

    Analyse, transform and model data in order to discover useful information and to support decision-making.

  • Ensure price competitiveness

    Guarantee price competitiveness by setting the highest achievable revenue of your product or service while observing prices of competitors and studying market strategies, conditions and evolutions.

  • Develop revenue generation strategies

    Elaborate methodologies through which a company markets and sells a product or service to generate income.

Optional knowledge and skills

quote prices conduct financial audits train employees maintain customer service coach employees handle customer complaints develop working procedures

Common job titles

  • Revenue manager
  • Corporate revenue manager
  • Director, national accounts
  • Merchandise management opportunities
  • Food & beverage management opportunities
  • Revenue applications manager
  • Corporate manager of revenue strategy
  • Hotel revenue manager