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Director of Sales

posted October 12, 2017

SpringHill Suites Orange Beach at The Wharf
Orange Beach, AL
Fantastic opportunity for an Excellent, Director of Sales to be part of the of our beautiful Spring Hill Inn & Suites by Marriott! Marriott experience desirable. Will assist with servicing and support of hotel events! Hands on team player!
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About This Job

Why You Want to Work for Us

  • Long-term growth potential.
  • Opportunity to develop strategies to grow our business.
  • Make a difference!
  • Part of the Marriott family, well known and respected leader in the industry.

Who Will this Job Appeal To?

A self started who strives to achieve sales goals. You will be an excellent networker skilled at building relationships with all stakeholders, stay current with industry happenings and events and position the hotel appropriately. You will enjoy making sales calls, blitzs and entertaining business clients. You will enjoy being  highly invloved in the local community.

What you will be doing

  • Position will be responsible for supervising/managing/overseeing the following departments: Sales.
  • In preparing for this position, candidate ideally will have worked in at least the following departments or positions: Sales
  • Will have direct Revenue Responsibility for specigfied market segment or set of clients.
  • Responsible for directing, supervising, and accountability of all sales, marketing and catering business plans.
  • Responsible for the sucessful execution of the teams monthly actions plans and accountabilty of associates expenses.
  • Responsible for overseeing the servicing of events and groups.
  • Approximate full time staff under this position: 1
  • This position reports to: General Manager


  • Must be a citizen of this country or possess a valid work permit.

Technical Requirements:

  • Establish and direct profitable and cost effective marketing and sales programs.
  • Direct & coordinate effective advertising program.
  • Monitor competition.
  • Consistently monitor results to goals.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction.

Leadership Requirements:

  • Ability to manage change effectively.
  • Ability to conceptualize the mission.
  • Provide leadership to position the property to achieve the mission.
  • Provide leadership to the departments to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Communicate the goals and objectives and inspire employees to achieve those goals.
  • Develop and implement business plan.
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to sell concepts and ideas to management, peers, and employees.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with guests, groups, and personnel from other departments.
  • Track record promoting an atmosphere of teamwork.
  • Build morale and spirit.
  • Abilities to inspire, train, and develop people for promotion.
  • Experience training and cross-training employees.
  • Instill a "can-do" attitude in employees.

Business Skills:

  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of computers.
  • Exceptional detail in follow-up.
  • Strong budgetary, projections, and cost control skills.
  • Excellent cost control skills
  • Ability to produce consistent profits.
  • Create courteous, friendly, professional work environment.
  • Ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action.
  • Teach suggestive selling techniques.
  • Forecasting skills.
  • Solid skills selling and negotiating programs/projects.
  • Involved with local community to develop business.
  • Juggle and balance needs of company and owner.

Educational /Experience Requirements:

  • BA/BS 4-5 year degree or foreign equivalency.
  • Requires a minimum of 2 year(s) of experience as a Director of Sales in a similar environment.


  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • 401K with match (immediate vesting)
  • Short Term Disability / Long Term Disability / Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation Days / Paid Sick Days / 8 Holidays

HVMG is..An Equal Opportunity Employer - We provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, or disability. EOE/AA

Compensation: Highly competitive salary and highly attainable bonus program


About This Employer

SpringHill Suites Orange Beach at The Wharf

4673 Wharf Parkway West

Orange Beach, AL 36561

Telephone (251) 943-6600

132 Room All Suite

Our Hotel

Visitors travel in style at the new SpringHill Suites Orange Beach at The Wharf, an all-suite hotel that seamlessly blends design and functionality with the modern amenities guests need to stay refreshed and focused – all at an affordable price. Located near Alabama's Gulf Coast, guests can walk to the many shopping, entertainment and dining options at The Wharf, including Bayes Southern Bar & Grill. Or take a short drive to one of the area's beautiful beaches. A vibrant lobby and 132 spacious suites offer flexible spaces for working, meeting or relaxing. We take the stress out of travel with free Wi-Fi, our relaxing resort-style pool and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Enjoy complimentary daily breakfast or visit The Market – open 24/7 for snacks and necessities. Anyone can host an event for up to 200 guests in over 3000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Or take time to explore The Wharf and Marina. Quite simply, from business trips to leisurely journeys, SpringHill Suites Orange Beach at The Wharf is a breath of fresh air.