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Area Director of Sales

posted September 18, 2019

Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage
Anchorage, AK
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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 Area Director of Sales position may be your next winning lead!

As an Area Director of Sales (Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn & Homewood Suites - Anchorage), 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 talented sales teams 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) 387-3888 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

Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage

101 West 48th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99503

(907) 762-7000

122 Room Extended Stay

homewoodsuites3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage, an award-winning extended stay hotel, is centrally located in midtown Anchorage, near Ted Stevens International Airport. Our guests enjoy newly renovated rooms, complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel and a shuttle service to and from the airport and downtown Anchorage, as well as Merrill Field, convention centers and the Alaska Railroad train station. Ideal for corporate extended stays, our hotel provides convenient access to BP Exploration corporate headquarters, Providence Hospital, Alaska Regional Hospital, and Alaska Native Medical Center.

We've been recognized by travelers through their reviews, earning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence five years in a row, which puts our hotel in the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame!

Guests can wake up to a complimentary hot full breakfast daily and unwind with our evening social Monday through Thursday. We also have a 24-hour business center and four flexible event spaces for up to 80 guests.

We have 122 newly updated suites featuring studio and one- or two-bedroom options. Each suite has a separate living room with a sofa bed, versatile work space and a flat-screen TV. The fully equipped kitchen includes a two-burner cooktop, refrigerator, microwave and all the necessary utensils. If guests prefer to go out, they'll find a variety of restaurants within walking distance including Lone Star Steakhouse, Golden Corral, TGI Fridays and Applebee's.