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Director of Sales

posted November 30, 2018

Residence Inn Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
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About This Job

You LOVE sales; but you’re most passionate about strategically driving peak outcomes and orchestrating talent to make it happen. Does this resonate with you? Then, Interstate’s Director of Sales position may be your next winning lead!

As Director of Sales, you will

  • Manage all aspects of the sales and marketing division. Provide the strategic vision for maximum hotel sales generation and optimal revenue growth.
  • Lead a talented sales team that makes the vision reality. You create an environment energized by the art of the possible, where talented, win-driven professionals are excited to join, learn, exceed their best, and advance. You lead by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching throughout the employment lifecycle.
  • Effectively channel your knowledge of the competitive landscape. Assess the effectiveness of company programs to determine optimum revenues using Interstate system reports and market data, in order to innovate.
  • Forge relationships and build rapport. Cultivate, enhance and leverage external and internal relationships to elevate hotel and market share awareness and drive business.
  • Collaborate with Finance to ensure the division’s sales plan is on budget to meet or exceed revenue expectations and profit goals.

Fundamentals

A four-year degree or equivalent experience or education is required. Five years experience within hotels sales, with two years minimum as department head (such as Director, Group Sales) is required, also. Highly developed written and verbal English communication skills to effectively negotiate, persuade, influence, and sell are critical. Expect local travel, weekly. And, national or international travel is possible four to five times per year.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3830 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

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About This Employer

Residence Inn Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard

5933 West Century Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 981-0300

231 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

The Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard boasts the largest guest suites near Los Angeles International Airport, with some suites featuring direct views of the south runway at LAX or Downtown Los Angeles. Each of the 231 guest rooms includes 1 King or 2 Queen beds, a sofa bed, plus a full kitchen with microwave, full-size refrigerator, stovetop, and all related cookware. 1- and 2-bedroom suites are also available. Standard complimentary amenities include a hot breakfast each morning, Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel, 24-hour shuttle to/from LAX airport, outdoor heated pool, and fitness center. If travelers are looking for extended stay accommodations near LAX, they need look no further. This Residence Inn hotel is the closest extended stay hotel to LAX airport, just a short drive from El Segundo and the South Bay, Santa Monica and Venice Beach, Downtown LA and Hollywood.