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Hotel Sales Director - Dual Director of Sales

posted January 3, 2020

Residence Inn Indianapolis Carmel
Carmel, IN
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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, joining Interstate Hotels & Resorts, an affiliate of Aimbridge Hospitality, LLC, as a Dual Director of Sales might be your next winning lead!

As Dual 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.
  • Be a Leader - support the General Manager in building synergy and developing a leadership team that our associates look up to.
  • Embrace Competition and a competitive nature to motivate a shared goal of becoming market leaders and strong performers.
  • Enhance and maintain communication to ensure all communication channels between Sales and Operations are being utilized in a thorough and effective manner.

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

Residence Inn Indianapolis Carmel

11895 North Meridian Street
Carmel, IN 46032

(317) 846-2000

120 Room Extended Stay

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

The Residence Inn Indianapolis Carmel hotel is located in an upscale suburb on the north side of Indianapolis and offers an inviting lobby and apartment-style suites. This extended stay Carmel, IN hotel is just 30 minutes from downtown Indianapolis and nearby the Carmel Arts & Design District, St. Vincent's Hospital and the Palladium. Our oversized suites feature full kitchens with hardwood floors, free WiFi and a complimentary grocery shopping service to help stock your full-size fridge. With 50% more space than traditional hotel rooms, travelers will have plenty of space to spread out. We’re even pet-friendly! Guests love our free daily hot breakfast buffet, indoor pool and outdoor SportCourt and BBQ patio. Guests will appreciate the easy access to downtown Indy at our Residence Inn Carmel hotel. The Mix evening social experience features light fare with local flavor and premium beer.