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Director of Sales

posted December 10, 2018

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
Universal City, CA
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Hilton Universal is a 495-room upscale hotel rated Four Diamond with more than 30,000 square feet of ballroom and banquet/meeting space is looking for a Director of Sales with proven successful track record. The hotel is located within a 5-minute walk from Universal Studios.
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About This Job

As Director of Sales, you will fill a vital role by implementing the total sales efforts of the hotel, including securing new accounts, maintaining existing accounts, supervising sales activities, training sales hotel staff, and executing sales strategies to maximize the profitability of the hotel while maintaining customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate for this position

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key clients in order to produce group and/or convention business, to include room sales, food & beverage sales, catering/banquet services.
  • Direct the scheduling of conventions and group activities at the hotel and coordinates with other hotel-level departments to facilitate services agreed upon by the sales office and prospective clients.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with officials and representatives of local community groups and companies and attends out-of-town conventions to generate convention and group business.
  • Execute hotel-level tactical sales and marketing plans to support overall system-wide sales plans/strategies and programs.
  • Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and have FUN in a team environment.
  • Have 5 or more years of Hotel Sales Management and Staff Leadership experience.
  • Have 2 years of Director of Sales experience in a full-service hotel.
  • Execute hotel-level tactical sales to support overall system-wide sales plans/strategies and programs.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and provide career development for all sales personnel; conducts performance evaluations and provides feedback to employees using company hiring standards and guidelines.
  • Provide sales training and development for all front desk personnel to ensure all guest inquiries and needs are consistently executed.
  • Manage the departmental budget and monitors sales activities/performance to ensure actual sales meet or exceed established revenue plan; accurately reports variances/projections.
  • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.


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About This Employer

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City

555 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, CA 91608-1001

1-818-506-2500

495 Room Hotel

www1.hilton.com

At A Glance

Situated just a block away from the entrance to Universal Studios and minutes from Hollywood, the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City hotel is perfect for travelers looking to explore some of Los Angeles’ greatest attractions. All guest rooms and suites feature attractive decor and have high-speed internet access. The hotel employs a multi-lingual staff, including Mandarin and Spanish.

Keep up-to-date with work at any time in the 24-hour business center. Have a Hollywood wedding in the 16,000 sq. ft. Sierra Ballroom, or hold conferences and meetings in the hotel’s 32,000 sq. ft. of function space. Take a swim in the large outdoor swimming pool and relax in the whirlpool, or keep fit in the modern fitness room, fully equipped with cardio and weight machines. Enjoy local cuisine in the Café Sierra hotel restaurant, which offers California, Continental and Chinese cuisine in a modern, brightly lit setting.