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Director of Sales- Hybrid Remote

Posted May 12, 2022

Element West Des Moines
West Des Moines, IA
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About This Job

Enhance your career at one of the top ranked Element hotels in the US and create memorable guest experiences every day at Element West Des Moines, where you can be your curious, spirited self.

Once you enter an Element hotel, you'll quickly realize that it is not just a place for travelers to stay, but a place for people to thrive. Our 110 room hotel located in West Des Moines features a variety of suite rooms, a salt water pool and spa, an amazing courtyard with fire pit, and the best team of hospitality professionals in Iowa. Come join us and discover your career at the Element West Des Moines!

Benefits include:

• Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

• 401k with Matching Program

• Paid Vacation, Personal Time & Holiday Pay

• Employer Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance

• Employer Paid Life Insurance

• Employee Hotel Discounts

• 24/hour Fitness center for your use

• Sunday free swim hours for yourself and family

• Monthly employee celebrations and much more!

The Director of Sales is responsible for the development and solicitation of business from all markets to ensure the necessary bookings needed for a successful and profitable operation for the hotel. Your solicitation efforts through effective oral and written communication while overseeing rate, date, and space commitments for group room sales within the hotel will be critical. You will be responsible for staffing and training all sales related positions including supervision, development of staff, and performance reviews. You will compile reporting and present to ownership on topics such as the monthly Forecast, Marketing Budget, Lead Management System, Booking Report and STR reports as well as coordinate ongoing research of the travel industry to detect market trends and related information for development of new marketing strategies.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Previous Sales Director/Manager experience required.  Must have the ability to communicate in English.  Self-starting personality with an even disposition.  Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.  Can communicate well with guests.  Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Element West Des Moines

575 South Prairie View Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266

(515) 661-4345

110 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Let our West Des Moines, Iowa hotel inspire a healthy stay

If you are traveling for business, looking for extended stay accommodations or just trying to get away for a weekend adventure, Element West Des Moines has the modern and spacious rooms and suites you are seeking. Our eco-conscious hotel is just one mile from shopping at popular Jordan Creek Town Center and neighbors Wells Fargo's West Des Moines campus. Traveling is a breeze thanks to our complimentary services such as parking, Wi-Fi, and daily Grab and Go breakfast. Spread out in the comfort of our spacious and bright rooms and suites. Water-conserving features and energy-saving appliances help promote an eco-friendly lifestyle. We feature three event spaces to host your training seminar, board meeting, bridal shower or other family gatherings. At Element West Des Moines, let our professional staff show you how superior Marriott service should be.