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Director of Sales

posted June 22, 2019

Hampton Inn & Suites St. Paul Oakdale/Woodbury
Saint Paul, MN
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New Hilton branded hotel looking for a Director of Sales
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About This Job

Overview

The Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton located in Oakdale/Woodbury, MN is a new hotel.  The hotel opened up just over a year ago.  We are a family based company looking for an aggressive, personable individual to lead the hotel's sales efforts.


What you will be doing

  • Responsible for developing new accounts, maintaining existing accounts, and implementing sales strategies to achieve revenue goals and maximize profits for the hotel, while maintaining guests satisfaction.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key clients in order to produce group and/or transient business.
  • Regularly sell hotel rooms through direct client contact.
  • Identify operational problems that impact the effectiveness of marketing activities and overall hotel sales performance and work with corporate office on solutions.
  • Create and implement hotel-level tactical sales plans that drive measurable incremental occupancy, increase average rates, increase business volume during off-peak periods, and enhance the image of the hotel in the local community.
  • Monitor sales activities/performance to ensure actual sales meet or exceed established revenue plan. Submit daily/weekly/monthly reports.
  • Analyze current/potential market and sales trends and coordinate all activities to maintain and increase revenue and market share through added business volume and increased rate.
  • Schedule conventions and/or business group activities at the hotel and coordinate 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 attend out-of-town conventions and trade shows, to promote new business and increase sales for the hotel.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments.
  • Identify new business by direct outside solicitation, tele-prospecting, referrals, and lead generation.
  • Abide by Prime Time Selling hours.
  • Coordinate blitzes, and client lunches.
  • Attend networking events.
  • Utilize Brand Resources, Corporate Office resources to generate leads.
  • Attend workshops as directed by the General Manager.
  • Lead by example.
  • Be readily available and visible during events/functions.
  • Participate in stand up meetings/staff meetings as necessary.

Where this job could take you

Success in this position could lead to a Regional and/or an Area Director of Sales position whereby leading the sales efforts for multiple hotels.

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About This Employer

Hampton Inn & Suites St. Paul Oakdale/Woodbury

436 Imperial Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55128

(651) 739-7436

100 Room Hotel

hamptoninn3.hilton.com

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A welcoming hotel minutes from downtown Minneapolis.

At our warm and friendly Hampton Inn & Suites St. Paul Oakdale Woodbury hotel, you’ll be located near I-94 and 494, within minutes of downtown Minneapolis. Opened in November 2017, our hotel in Oakdale/Woodbury offers easy access to a variety of retail and business offices, such as Xcel and Energy Center. We’re one of the closest hotels to 3M, and are less than one mile from several restaurants, granting you plenty of dining options.

Start each day with a free hot breakfast of freshly baked waffles, eggs, bacon, cereal, fruit and other favorites. In a hurry? Grab a Hampton On the Run™ Breakfast Bag, available Monday through Friday. At our St. Paul area hotel near Woodbury, you’ll find fresh and bright guest rooms with a microwave, mini-fridge, LED HDTV, coffeemaker, and a work desk with ergonomic chair. Feel rested after a great night’s sleep on the clean and fresh Hampton bed®, and stay connected with free WiFi in every room. Upgrade to a suite for more space and a wet bar.

Our 24-hour Suite Shop is open for snacks and drinks, and there’s free coffee and tea service in the lobby. Work out in the 24-hour fitness center, or go for a swim in the heated indoor pool. Our business center and guest laundry room are both open 24 hours for your convenience. We have flexible meeting spaces for small conferences and meetings.