Posted September 24, 2021Westin Chattanooga Downtown
The Westin in Downtown Chattanooga (TN), managed by Defoor Hospitality Group, is hiring a Director of Sales to join our team.
This hotel is 260 guest rooms, 15,000 square feet of meeting space plus the new 9,000 square feet of banquet space. This property also includes a a lobby restaurant, rooftop bar/restaurant, and a market place.
Defoor Hospitality is based in Chattanooga, and manages a portfolio of 5 hotels, 4 of which are in downtown Chattanooga.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing the Sales teams' operations and strategies. To oversee and manage sales staff and reservation to ensure maximum revenue, promotional coverage and marketing opportunities are achieved.
The DOS should work closely with revenue management and marketing functions, to develop strategies to maximize REVPAR and grow market share.
PREREQUISITES: High degree of commercial awareness and be able to understand links between sales and profit with excellent sales and negotiation skills. Good business sense and the ability to motivate and lead a team.
EDUCATION:3-year degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or MBA.
EXPERIENCE:5 to 6 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area. And min three years experience in a senior sales role.
Recharge in the middle of bustling downtown at The Westin Chattanooga. We put you in walking distance of local restaurants, the Tivoli Theatre and family attractions like the Tennessee Aquarium and Creative Discovery Museum. Shop the boutique stores of nearby West Village or Warehouse Row. Take in the breathtaking TN scenery when you ride the Incline Railway up Lookout Mountain or walk along the 13-mile Tennessee Riverwalk. It's no wonder why Chattanooga has been voted the #1 city in the US for outdoor adventures. After a day hiking or seeing the sights, sample Italian cuisine at Alimentari Cucina e Bar or visit our rooftop restaurant and bar, Paloma Bar de Tapas, for an extensive list of specialty drinks. With its floor-to-ceiling windows and mountain views, this space is ideal for casual cocktail events or one-of-a kind weddings in Chattanooga. Afterward, retire to a spacious hotel room or suite with a Heavenly® Bed and Bath. All rooms include large windows with views of the mountains or downtown. Nourish your well-being at Westin.