Help us bring Kimpton back to the Big Easy in 2020!
Director of Sales & Marketing wanted for the new Kimpton New Orleans Hotel, opening soon in the heart of the city, and just steps from the French Quarter.
Our mission is to be the best loved Hotel & Restaurant Company so regardless of position, we look for individuals who are passionate about providing genuine heartfelt care to our guest and employees.
As a DOSM, you will oversee all sales & marketing efforts. Lead strategic direction, management and tactics to achieve budgeted top-line revenues once the hotel is open and operating. Accountable for sales & marketing budget to assure appropriate spend. Responsible for working directly with the Regional Director of Sales & Marketing and General Manager in creating a clear and credible vision for the hotel. Understands market mix and aligns human resources, structures and systems to achieve strategic goals and maximize all revenues. Act as the hotel ambassador, builds relationships and partnerships to leverage the exposure of the hotel in the community.
You will work tactically with the Director of Revenue Management, Digital Marketing and Public Relations to ensure a strategically symbiotic relationship between the disciplines.
It is the responsibility of the Director of Sales & Marketing to possess the knowledge of regional trends, proactively respond to financial performance, provide strategic direction for the sales teams and ensure achievement of Kimpton's short and long term goals.
Prior experience required. Bachelor's degree in Hotel Administration, Business, or minimum 3 years as a Director of Sales in equivalent hotel. Computer literacy and working knowledge of Delphi Sales Software preferred. Administrative software knowledge such as Power Point, Excel, Tableau, Word, Microsoft Office.
New Orleans Hotel Gives you Lagniappe - More than you Expect
Located in the central business district of downtown.
New Orleans French Quarter / Downtown hotel is six blocks from the New Orleans Morial Convention Center, only one block from Harrah's Casino.
Staybridge New Orleans is walking distance to the Mercedes Benz Superdome and New Orleans Arena.
The hotel borders the French Quarter, is in the heart of New Orlean's entertainment district and is an ideal setting for business travelers.
The Hale Boggs Federal Building is nearby and houses multiple municipal agencies. Federal Court and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals are one block away. The area is also home to Shell Oil Company and Entergy Corporation.
Nearby, famous attractions include Outlet Collection Shopping Mall, Bourbon Street, National World War II Museum and the Children's Museum, located just a short walk away. The Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Insectarium and Zoo are also located nearby.