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Reservations & Revenue Manager

Location: Ontario
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Company Background

Great Blue Resorts owns and operates 9 recreational cottage resorts across Ontario including Niagara, Muskoka, Kawarthas, Prince Edward County and Land ‘O Lakes regions.

What’s in it for you:

  • $90,000 Salary
  • Uncapped Commissions/Bonus
  • Generous vacation time
  • Comprehensive Benefits

The Fine Print: Must be Able to work evenings, weekends and holidays

Scope and General Purpose

Based in the Niagara region, the Reservations & Revenue Manager is charged with the recruitment and management of an 8-person inbound/ outbound call center to provide timely and professional reservations services to our clients and managing all related reservation and revenue functions to optimize availability and pricing to maximize revenue.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily sales training, coaching and motivating internal sales performers
  • Process all reservation requests, changes and cancellations received by phone, email or fax in a courteous, efficient and professional manner
  • Ensure all rates and packages are maintained in the reservations system
  • Monitor web sites to ensure content, including images and descriptions are correct and up to date
  • Maintain online inventory and rate availability to maximize revenue
  • Manage market segmentation to maximize revenue growth
  • Practice effective Revenue management by outlining strategies to achieve monthly and annual targets.
  • Ensure Reservation Coordinator and Guest Services Agents are up-to-date on all local information, accommodation services and the current packages, promotions and procedures
  • Continuous review/auditing of the accommodation systems to ensure accuracy of reservations data and optimal positioning for revenue maximization. These quality checks include but not limited to: Inventory/Availability, rates, reservation accuracy for transient and group bookings
  • Ensure deposits as processed as required for individual and group reservations
  • Prepare all reports and lead the weekly Revenue Management meetings
  • Participate in Sales departmental meetings
  • Implement special sales promotions and packages and ensure optimal distribution on all channels
  • Effectively use yielding system
  • Work with the CFO and Director of Sales to set rates future rates for all market segments
  • Review commission reports for accuracy
  • Empowered as required to meet and/or exceed the expectations of internal and external guests
  • Budget management, marketing, sales campaign execution

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Previous accommodation reservations and revenue background
  • Hospitality related Degree or Diploma an asset
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Flexible and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Strong team player

Visa Requirements:

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Great Blue Resorts is committed to employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities candidates. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Outbound Telesales Agent


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GREAT outbound telesales agents wanted for full time work in Niagara-on-the-Lake!
$18 plus commissions to the best candidates!

Call: 905-468-4141 to apply today or fill out our Online Application Form

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Seasonal Lifeguard

Location: Ontario
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Are you looking for a fun job to complete your summer? Join us at Vine Ridge Resort! Vine Ridge is a small seasonal community offering outright ownership of beautiful pre-manufactured Recreational Cottages. The resort has full facilities including community areas, 2 swimming pools, multi-sports court, playground and much more. As leaders in the recreational cottage industry, we are growing again and looking for driven, organized, achievers to grow with us.

Responsibilities:

Prevent and respond to emergencies, while always providing enthusiastic, courteous and superior service to owners and guests. Maintain constant surveillance of guests in the facility. Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills when dealing with guests and employees
  • Demonstrate ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Demonstrate skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques
  • Standard First Aid and Basic Rescuer CPR – (C)
  • National Lifeguard Service (NLS) certificate
  • Previous similar experience preferred
  • Must be able to work all shifts including days, evenings, weekends and holidays

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $16.00 /hour

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General Managers for Ontario Cottage Resorts

Location: Ontario
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Who are we?

Great Blue Resorts owns and operates nine private resort properties located throughout Ontario’s cottage country including Niagara, the Kawarthas, Muskoka, Prince Edward County, and Land O Lakes areas. Our properties offer outright ownership of beautiful pre-manufactured recreational cottages.  As leaders in the recreational cottage industry, we are always looking for the right people who are driven, organized, experienced, business leaders, thinkers and performers to grow with us.

What does our Resort General Manager look like?

  • Strong, confident leaders of people -coaching and motivating high performers
  • Ability to effectively lead the team through daily/weekly meetings, reviewing targets, progress and setting weekly goals
  • Financial Savvy – balancing the financial targets while efficiently balancing expenses and needs of the business
  • Can successfully manage “on the business” versus “in the business”
  • Superb relationship management of cottage owners and rental guests, while ensuring a clean, safe, well maintained resort  

What’s in it for you?

  • $120K plus on target earnings
  • Comprehensive Benefits program
  • Training and support
  • Continued growth opportunities

What qualifies you as a Great Blue Resorts General Manager?

  • You possess a proven proactive, leadership quality bridging financial and budget activities
  • A minimum of 5 years managing & leading hotel, timeshare, golf resorts, multi-unit property, chain or other operations including a track record of successful communication, budgeting & negotiating skills
  • The ability to operate with autonomy  
  • Proven success managing budgets in excess of $5 million

If you are looking for a challenge, the ability to stretch your career wings and build the kind of career you never thought possible, then consider Great Blue Resorts.

Great Blue Resorts… Family Traditions Start Here!

Great Blue Resorts is committed to employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities candidates. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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Earn your MBA in Sales!

Location: Ontario
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Submission Deadline August 31, 2018


Great Blue Resorts is an industry leader in resort cottage sales. If you are looking to earn the most and learn the most … join the best!

What’s in it for You?

  • $90,000 to $120,000 a year on target earnings
  • Uncapped Bonuses and Commissions
  • Renowned Park Model Sales Training
  • Career development, coaching and support
  • Comprehensive Benefits package
  • Unlimited growth opportunity    
  • Accommodation Available                           

Do you have what it takes?

  • Are you prepared to do what it takes to earn a 6 figure income?
  • Are you an honest and ethical communicator on the phone and in person?
  • Are you independent but can work on a competitive sales team?
  • Are you prepared to work evenings, weekends and holidays?
  • Are you open to relocate for additional growth opportunities?

Who are we?        

We are Great Blue Resorts and we own cottage resorts across Ontario. We provide families with an opportunity to enjoy a cottage lifestyle at a fraction of the cost of traditional cottage ownership.

What does the job look like?  

You will be working weekends, when our resorts do most of their business. During the week you’ll be making calls, working through a database of prospects (no cold calling), and generating your own leads, conducting sales tours, and talking to our existing owner for referrals. It’s 5-6 days a week in the busy season and although our resort properties have seasonal opening dates, we sell on every day of the year.

It’s rewarding, fulfilling, lucrative and fun for those who are prepared to really get in and make it happen.

Our customers expect the best and this means that successful candidates will have a proven track record in sales and be comfortable in learning and following a very customer-centric process.

If you’ve got what it takes, this could be the opportunity that changes your life. Check us out at www.greatblueresorts.com and forward your resume today to [email protected]

Great Blue Resorts is committed to employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities candidates. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Inside Sales


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Submission Deadline July 31, 2018


yWe are looking for Inside Sales Specialists who want to advance with our growing business.

What’s in it for you?

. Generous Hourly Rate
. Uncapped Commissions & Bonuses
. Training and on-going development
. Advancement opportunities
. Year-round opportunity with full benefits for the most successful Sales Specialists

What do our ideal Inside Sales Specialists look like?

. Highly motivated
. Professional 
. Have strong relationship building skills
. Effective conflict resolution experience
. Team players
. Possess personal accountability
. Able to work evenings, every weekend and holidays from April through October
. Open to relocation for the right opportunity

Who are we?

We are Great Blue Resorts and we own cottage resorts across Ontario. We provide families with an opportunity to enjoy a cottage lifestyle at a fraction of the cost of traditional cottage ownership.

What does the job look like?

Working in a high energy environment, our Inside Sales Specialists are most important point of initial customer contact for cottage and vacation sales. Our best Inside Sales Specialists have grown with the business and have careers in cottage sales, sales training and resort management. Inside Sales is a stepping stone to a long term successful Sales Career.

If you are looking for a long term career in Sales, in a resort environment with a growing company, forward your resume for a prompt interview.

Great Blue Resorts is committed employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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