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Director of Sales

posted January 18, 2020

Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop Theatre District
Chicago, IL
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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. 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

Cambria Hotel Chicago Loop Theatre District

32 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601

(312) 763-3822

199 Room Hotel

www.choicehotels.com

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Our Hotel

Our hotel is in the same building as the James M Nederlander Theatre. When you stay with us, you’ll be within walking distance to many entertainment venues in the Chicago Theatre District and just steps away from Chicago's famed State Street shopping, Shedd Aquarium, and Millennium Park. Plus, you can easily take public transit nearly anywhere in Chicago because we’re right across the street from the CTA Red and Blue train lines and two blocks from all other CTA line trains.

If you’re in Chicago to do business or host an event, staying at Cambria Hotels becomes an elevated experience with our spacious and flexible meeting rooms and fully equipped business center. No matter what you want to accomplish during your trip, staying at our Chicago Loop hotel is a great way to treat yourself when you travel.