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Director of Sales - Dual Hotel

Travel Benefits, 401k with match

Posted June 21, 2022

Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago St. Charles
St. Charles, IL
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Join the Marriott Team! Unique opportunity for an experienced, seasoned sales professional. This position would charge the sales efforts for two Fairfield by Marriott properties. St. Charles and Naperville, IL.

Compensation

Starting at $70,000

About This Job

Director of Sales - Fairfield by Marriott - Naperville & St Charles 

Great benefits including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • 401k with match
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • FREE life insurance
  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Management training

We are seeking an individual who embodies the core values that are integral to our success:

  • Transparent & Accountable
  • Humble, Respectful & Dedicated
  • Embrace Opportunity 
  • Create Value for Stakeholders
  • Family Matters

This position will be responsible for generating top line revenue to meet or exceed budget expectations for the property. Responsibilities include effectively soliciting existing/potential accounts and business generators to contribute to the overall revenue of the hotel. Through the use of provided tools, the ideal candidate must be able to effectively communicate with both clients and management and be a motivated, self-starter as well as able to take direction with a desire to contribute to the success of the property and the entire company.

Requirements:

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Achieve monthly top line revenue goals and increase the market share of the hotel. 
  • Seek out new business generators and strive to build and maintain relationships with them. 
  • Use negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts, while adhering    to   the established parameters and policies of the hotel. 
  • Train employees the importance of the hotel sales effort and how they can contribute to it. 
  • Manage time effectively. This person will be expected to manage time between sales calls, research, and tasks    assigned. 
  • Conduct research using all methods available, on existing and potential business generators to help gain new    revenue for the hotel. 
  • Must be able to respond to inquiries in a timely manner even when away from hotel. 
  • Act as the 'face and voice' of the properties in the community. 
  • Maintain strong relationships with top producing clients. 
  • Perform other duties as requested by management. 

Qualified candidates must meet the following criteria: 

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Strong customer service and problem solving skills 
  • Professional demeanor 
  • Excellent listening skills 
  • Exceptional detail in follow-up 
  • Strong computer skills
  • Must have reliable access to vehicle for transportation 

Education/Experience: 

  • College degree preferred.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience in hotel sales field.
  • Compensation based on experience. Bonus plan available for successful attainment of specified goals.

Banyan Tree Management is a Florida-based hotel management and development company that has been named multiple times to Inc's list of fastest growing private companies in the United States.  We currently have 19 properties in our management portfolio and offer a dynamic work environment with avenues for professional and personal growth.  We strive to create a positive work environment where team members feel like they are part of family, receive a high level of respect, and are recognized for their merits and accomplishments.

Employment and job discrimination is prohibited by several federal and state laws including, but not limited to, Title V11, EPA, ADEA, and ADA. These laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, employees and/or candidates are encouraged to visit www.eeoc.gov. Employment is offered by the hotel, not Banyan Tree Management. Each hotel is independently owned. The hotels are operationally managed by Banyan Tree Management. Each hotel is an equal opportunity employer. 

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About this Employer

Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago St. Charles

2096 Bricher Road
St. Charles, IL 60174

(630) 845-5500

92 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago St. Charles offers outstanding service in a desirable location making it a top choice among area hotels. This hotel is located across from the Geneva Commons Shopping Center and minutes to downtown Geneva and downtown St. Charles, IL. With over 15 restaurants within a quarter of a mile and shopping within walking distance, there is something for everyone. Start each morning right with free hot breakfast featuring healthy and indulgent options like scrambled eggs, sausage and oatmeal, waffles, and fresh fruit and yogurt. Feel at home in our newly renovated guest rooms and suites and stay connected with complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel. Easily keep up with your workout routine in our 24-hour fitness center or relax by our indoor heated pool.