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Corporate Task Force Director, Sales

posted October 31, 2019

Interstate Hotels & Resorts
Arlington, VA
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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 Corporate Taskforce Director of Sales position may be your next winning lead!

As a Corporate Taskforce 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

Interstate Hotels & Resorts

2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 1100
Arlington, VA 22202

Corporate Office

www.interstatehotels.com

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Our Experience. Your Success.®

Our rich history spanning more than 60 years of innovation, consistency and success is unmatched in the hospitality industry, making Interstate the preferred hotel management company of major global brands. It also allows our associates to consistently deliver results for real estate investors, ownership groups, publicly-traded REITs, privately held companies, and private equity funds today and in the bright future to come.

Interstate, from startup to stardom

From relatively humble beginnings in 1960, Interstate Hotels & Resorts has evolved to become a leader in the hospitality industry. Once the owners of a single property in Erie, Pennsylvania, we’ve expanded internationally and are now recognized as the leading U.S.-based third-party hotel management company. Along the way, we’ve forged partnerships with major brands in the industry and earned a reputation for high-quality, performance based operations.

Our Goal:

Is to exceed expectations. We strive to GO BEYOND for our Associates, our Guests, our Owners and our Communities.

Our Vision:

To be the leading, independent, multination hotel operator worldwide.

Our Mission:

We will achieve our GOAL and VISION above by:  #1 - Create a rewarding work experience for all our Associates. #2 - Provide exceptional service to our Guest. #3 - Generate superior returns for our Owners

Our Core Values

As a third-party hotel management company, it is our people and our culture that define who we are as a company, and where we want to go.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts holds fast to core values that shape how we operate, grow, and prosper, to ensure we achieve our mission to be the best. 

Do the Right Thing
Demonstrate empathy, honor and integrity in all that we do.

Think We, Not Me
Together as a team, we reach new heights in our work and community.

Be Your Best Self
We are engaged, move with purpose, and serve with enthusiasm.

Think Like a Guest, Act Like an Owner
Anticipate the needs of our guests and value our properties.