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Area Director of Revenue Management

posted July 16, 2019

Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza
Kansas City, MO
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About This Job

Every decision you make impacts hotel profitability. And, your passion for moving the needle is infectious. Your straightforward actions convey, “We’re in this together to win,” and inspire and motivate productive exchanges between Sales, Finance and Operations.  Tech savvy and analytically minded, navigating multiple distribution channels is effortless.  Your inventive approach leveraging what you know is downright magic: determining critical changes in course, charting strategic direction, and negotiating for maximum yield penetration. Financial goal achievement becomes the norm. As Director of Revenue Management and valued business partner with Interstate, you will have the opportunity to do this and more.

As Director of Revenue Management, you will

  • Direct and oversee all aspects of revenue management. Exercise your analytical, technical, and innovative powers to develop, recommend, and convey winning sales strategies for maximum revenue and yield penetration. Use your technical expertise to oversee Reservations and Sales Management Systems.
  • Provide valuable input into and guidance for the Sales team.  Lead by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching.   
  • Communicate data and trend findings to Sales, Hotel Operations and Catering. Compile, analyze and interpret data and trends. Effectively communicate to fellow departments, enabling spot-on staffing for exceptional guest experience and optimal flow through. Contribute meaningfully in budget development and management and through the Rate Strategy Committee. Present findings and convey ideas with impactful, concise clarity.
  • Recommend and take timely action. Keep a pulse on room inventory and rates to effectively alter course. Negotiate transient, group and catering accounts, ensuring the ideal mix of group, transient and catering contribution for maximum room revenue and optimal flow through.
  • Challenge the process. Foster an innovative, collaborative environment and channel your technical expertise to continually rethink existing processes, policies and procedures. Engage fellow departments and stakeholders to effect meaningful change.  

Fundamentals

A four-year college degree or equivalent is required, with previous experience in Sales, Catering, or Reservations essential.  Excellent written and verbal English communication and presentation skills are required. Expertise of hotel reservation systems, sales and catering management systems, and property management systems is expected. The ability to operate a computer, business equipment and software is also expected. This position requires full mobility, with periods of standing and sitting. 

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) 387-3888 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

Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza

4445 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111

(816) 531-3000

295 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Redesigned with our guests' needs in mind, Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza allows travelers to live in luxury while they're away from home. Providing easy access to many popular local attractions such as Uptown Theater, Sprint Center, Westport and the Kansas City Art Institute, our elegant hotel is a great home base for short business trips or long vacations. Located within walking distance to the Country Club Plaza with complimentary door-to-door shuttle service as well. Elevating travel expectations one day at a time, our chic rooms and suites feature large flat-panel TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and spa-like bathrooms. After getting a good night's rest inspired by our luxury bedding, guests can wake up with a cup of signature Starbucks® coffee from Cafe Express, our on-site coffee house. When guests get hungry, they can enjoy a delectable meal from one of our two restaurants, then burn some calories at our fitness center. Whether visitors are in town for work or play, they'll love the time they spend in the Country Club Plaza area.