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Director of Sales

posted October 18, 2019

TownePlace Suites New Orleans Metairie
New Orleans, LA
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About This Job

Job overview

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.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and have FUN in a team environment.
  • Have 5 or more years of Hotel Sales Management and Staff Leadership experience.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key clients in order to produce group and/or convention business, to include room sales, food & beverage sales, catering/banquet services.
  • Direct the scheduling of conventions and group activities at the hotel and coordinates with other hotel-level departments to facilitate services agreed upon by the sales office and prospective clients.
  • 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.
  • Execute hotel-level tactical sales and marketing plans to support overall system-wide sales plans/strategies and programs.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and provide career development for all sales personnel; conducts performance evaluations and provides feedback to employees using company hiring standards and guidelines.
  • Provide sales training and development for all front desk personnel to ensure all guest inquiries and needs are consistently executed.
  • Manage the departmental budget and monitors sales activities/performance to ensure actual sales meet or exceed established revenue plan; accurately reports variances/projections.
  • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.

Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

Benefits for Full Time Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401K retirement plan 
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
  • Employee Assistance Program

*Specific plans for specific positions

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About This Employer

TownePlace Suites New Orleans Metairie

5424 Citrus Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70123

(504) 818-2400

124 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Our extended-stay hotel in Harahan is ideally located just steps away from a variety of excellent dining, shopping and entertainment options. Enjoy easy access to downtown New Orleans, the French Quarter and the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, just 7 miles away. As one of our guests, you will appreciate our spacious suites featuring full kitchens, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi access and ergonomic workstations. Take advantage of our computer workstations located in our lobby and start your day with a satisfying meal at our complimentary daily breakfast. During downtime, work out at our on-site fitness center and take a swim in our outdoor pool. If you'll be traveling with a group, take advantage of our special group accommodations rate. Enjoy modern rooms, thoughtful amenities, exceptional service and a welcoming atmosphere at TownePlace Suites New Orleans Metairie.

About Aimbridge Hospitality

At Aimbridge Hospitality, bigger really is better!  Now is a great time to join Aimbridge, the largest hotel management company in North America.  Currently with approximately 30,000 Associates and a diverse portfolio of more than 800 hotels and resorts, we are continuing to grow and expand!  Scale means opportunity, and here’s what that looks like at Aimbridge:

  • Culture – At Aimbridge we have high expectations for results and performance. That’s why we value passionate and service minded people who love to be challenged and who desire opportunities to directly contribute to the overall success of the Company.
  • Careers – We invest in training, technology, and talent. Through a collaborative and supportive approach, Aimbridge can take you where you want to go!  When you join Aimbridge, your professional network will instantly expand.  You’ll become part of industry history as Aimbridge Hospitality secures its place as not only the largest third-party manager of hotels and resorts, but also the best!
  • Community – Being good corporate citizens is something we take seriously at Aimbridge. Impact and connection is what it’s all about!  We engage internally and externally in a variety of ways to make a positive difference for each other, and within our local communities.