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Director of Sales

posted August 8, 2019

TownePlace Suites Austin Northwest/Arboretum
Austin, TX
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About This Job

Job overview

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

The ideal candidate will:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

Benefits for Full Time Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401K retirement plan 
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
  • Employee Assistance Program

*Specific plans for specific positions

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About This Employer

TownePlace Suites Austin Northwest/Arboretum

10024 North Capital of Texas Highway North
Austin, TX 78759

(512) 231-9360

127 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Discover a perfect blend of homelike comfort and thoughtful service at TownePlace Suites Austin Northwest/Arboretum. Find upscale shopping at The Arboretum, The Domain and Gateway Shopping Centers. While downtown is less than 15 minutes away, travelers check out destinations in the Arboretum area, like Rock Rose or Top Golf. Guests will feel right at home in our spacious extended-stay suites, featuring separate areas for dining, working and sleeping. Our fully equipped kitchens make it easy to whip up flavorful dishes during a stay at our Austin hotel near The Arboretum. In the morning we provide complimentary hot breakfast to satisfy any appetite. Business and government travelers also have convenient access to the State Capitol, IBM and Apple Inc. We also offer an outdoor pool and fitness center so our guests can stay active.

About Aimbridge Hospitality

At Aimbridge Hospitality, bigger really is better!  Now is a great time to join Aimbridge, the largest hotel management company in North America.  Currently with approximately 30,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 800 hotels and resorts, we are continuing to grow and expand!  Scale means opportunity, and here’s what that looks like at Aimbridge:

  • Culture – At Aimbridge we have high expectations for results and performance. That’s why we value passionate and service minded people who love to be challenged and who desire opportunities to directly contribute to the overall success of the Company.
  • Careers – We invest in training, technology, and talent. Through a collaborative and supportive approach, Aimbridge can take you where you want to go!  When you join Aimbridge, your professional network will instantly expand.  You’ll become part of industry history as Aimbridge Hospitality secures its place as not only the largest third-party manager of hotels and resorts, but also the best!
  • Community – Being good corporate citizens is something we take seriously at Aimbridge. Impact and connection is what it’s all about!  We engage internally and externally in a variety of ways to make a positive difference for each other, and within our local communities.