Sales & Marketing
Having spent 20 years in Sales & Marketing Manager/Director roles within the hospitality industry, Sarah’s strengths lie in strategy and coaching, whilst always being hands-on in implementation.
Sarah works with business owners to build long term strategies and tactics, finding ways of creating new revenue streams and forming collaborations to make these happen.
She trains and coaches teams and individuals ensuring that by cross and up-selling they are maximising customer spend at every opportunity.
Prior to moving into the field of hospitality sales & marketing, Sarah worked in operations and has walked the walk of the everyday joys and challenges that our industry offers, a realistic understanding that many ‘sales trainers’ don’t have.
Sarah’s skill set includes:
- Driving top-line revenues
- Producing strategic sales & marketing plans
- Managing marketing budgets ensuring the best ROI
- 1-2-1 coaching/sales training
- Managing teams
- Cost management
- Implementing and using PMS, CRM and GDS systems
Digital, SEO & Copywriting
Working as a freelance journalist and designer for more than 20 years has given Lorrie unique insight into search engine optimisation. She can help you to elevate your brand online.
In order to keep up with the ever-evolving digital landscape, Lorrie maintains an Advanced Certification in Google Analytics as well as continuous training for SEO, copywriting and email marketing strategy.
If you have a website, web page or email strategy that isn’t delivering results, she can help you to correct course quickly and on budget.
Lorrie’s skill set includes:
- Search Engine Optimisation
- Digital marketing strategy
- Email marketing
- Copywriting, sales & editorial content creation
- Photo & video editing
- Managing IT projects – design, implementation and deployment
I worked with Sarah and Lorrie for over 10 years at The Castle Hotel, Taunton and for a number of these years Sarah and I both sat on the board.
If you need a marketing company who really understand hospitality, look no further than Simply SIG. Sarah’s expertise in marketing strategy and delivering results are second to none and the average rate and occupancy levels we achieved at The Castle under her stewardship support this. Lorrie is a technical wizard, but coupled with her marketing and hospitality background she understands how the industry works and will make your website and digital marketing deliver results.
As a hotel owner, you will also benefit from people who know how hotel operations work because they have both been there!
Why Choose Us?