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VP-Director of Sales

posted March 13, 2017

Crowne Plaza Houston Near Reliant - Medical
Houston, TX
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About This Job

An IHG franchised hotel with 652 rooms and 60,000 SF of meeting space located within the NRG/Texas Medical Center submarket is looking for a Director of Sales and Marketing (DSM). We offer the right candidate a highly competitive remuneration package including salary, commission and benefits.

The DSM will work closely with and report to the VP of Operations to determine appropriate sales strategies in all market segments in order to maximize hotel revenues.

Requirements

  • He/she must maintain and grow existing relationships, including with NRG and George R. Brown Convention Center, in order to maintain and grow group bookings and obtain maximum occupancy of conferences and banquettes. This will also include leveraging the property's location near the Texas Medical Center to grow sales.
  • He/she must be capable of continuing to grow group, corporate, and government sales. In addition, he/she must be able to market the hotel in order to increase transient business.
  • The DSM must create and be responsible for obtaining sales targets.  
  • He/she will manage a staff of 14 including Director of Catering and Convention Services. 
  • A minimum of 10 years’ continuous experience in sales, marketing, and revenue management for a larger hotel and convention center.
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About This Employer

Crowne Plaza Houston Near Reliant - Medical

8686 Kirby Drive

Houston, TX 77054

Telephone (713) 748-3221

650 Room Hotel

www.ihg.com

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Welcome to the Crowne Plaza Houston Hotel near Reliant Park / Medical Center. Our recently renovated, full-service hotel is located in Houston’s Inner Loop and less than 10 miles south of downtown Houston, convenient to US-59 and I-610. The hotel is located directly across from and within walking distance to Reliant Park’s Stadium, The Astrodome, Reliant Center and Reliant Arena. The Crowne Plaza Houston Medical Center Hotel is minutes from the best health care at the world-renowned Texas Medical Center.