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Sales Director

posted September 19, 2019

Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South
Des Moines, WA
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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 Director of Sales position may be your next winning lead!

As Director of Sales, 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 a talented sales team 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. Market knowledge and experience is preferred. 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

Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South

22406 Pacific Highway South
Des Moines, WA 98198

(253) 642-0100

225 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Four Points Seattle Airport South is ideally located three miles from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and offers free shuttle service to and from the airport. With a convenient location between Seattle and Tacoma, Four Points guests can experience the best of Seattle, Tacoma, Des Moines, and Vashon Island.

Travelers can relax in one of our spacious guest rooms and enjoy views of the Olympic Mountains with floor-to-ceiling windows. They can work out in our state-of-the-art fitness center or relax by our rooftop pool. And in the morning, we invite guests to enjoy a hot breakfast and unwind after a long day with one of our Best Brews®.

We are ready to host a meeting in our SeaTac event space.

  • 6,000 square feet of meeting space
  • 5 meeting rooms
  • Flexible set-up options
  • On-site catering
  • Olympic ballroom