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Director of Sales

posted August 27, 2019

Residence Inn St. Louis Galleria
St. Louis, MO
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About This Job

Residence Inn by Marriott

Residence Inn by Marriott is an extended stay hotel appealing to both business and leisure travelers. The brand currently has more than 300 locations in the United States and Canada.

Owned and operated by In-Group Hospitality, the Residence Inn, is searching for a Director of Sales. If you are an experienced Sales Manager with a vibrant personality looking to move up please don't hesitate to apply. 

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.

Job Requirements

Candidate must have the following skills and experience:
  • Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and have FUN in a team environment. Creativity, enthusiasm, passion and drive are required to be successful in this position
  • 2-5 years of hotel sales leadership experience, knowledge of local and State area a plus!
  • Hands-on professional with a passion to motivate others and a willingness to personally demonstrate a successful method of selling beyond goals and expectations
  • Have knowledge and experience in writing, directing and executing marketing and action plans annually and quarterly
  • Extensive experience in managing the daily operations, directing the effort, executing and exceeding weekly sales call goals, teleprospecting calls, hotel site tours and cold calls goals
  • Effective communication skills to establish strong customer relationships and repeat business opportunities through a pro-active leadership style
  • Managing the sales effort through forecasting, budgeting and yield management to achieve and exceed top line goals
  • Drive revenues through new business opportunities and develop a strong customer base
  • Pro-active sales approach to saturate and penetrate accounts that meet the hotels goals
  • Professional and effective written correspondence, proposals, bids and follow-up must be demonstrated
  • 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.

Benefits

  • Excellent pay
  • Full benefits medical, dental, vision, disability
  • Paid Life Insurance Plan
  • 401K matching plan
  • Travel Discounts
In-Group Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer
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About This Employer

Residence Inn St. Louis Galleria

8011 Galleria Parkway
St. Louis, MO 63117

(314) 862-1900

104 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

The recently refreshed Residence Inn by Marriott St. Louis Galleria hotel offers apartment style suites that are 50% larger than the average hotel room. Travelers can take advantage of our free hot breakfast and evening social, the Residence Inn Mix®, on select nights featuring a local favorite - Fitz's Root Beer. Our perfectly refreshed suites mean comforts of home with a full kitchen with a full-sized refrigerator, dishwasher, and oven along with 60 HD channels on our HDTVs. Business travelers can stay productive during their extended stay with our complimentary high-speed Internet. We invite our guests to unwind in our outdoor pool, stay in shape at our fitness center, or enjoy free passes to The Heights Recreational Center. We are adjacent to I-170 & I-40, world class shopping at the St. Louis Galleria Mall, the Clayton Financial District, and many popular restaurants. We are also moments away from Jilly’s Cupcake Bar and the MetroLink, offering access to Washington University and many other St. Louis attractions like the Gateway Arch.