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Area Director of Sales

Medical/Dental/Vision available 1st of the month after hire, hotel discounts, same day pay, holiday pay, advancement opportunities

Posted July 18, 2022

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Milford
Milford, CT
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Come Join the Waterford Hotel Group Team!

Waterford Hotel Group is continuously looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. Waterford is dedicated to the growth and development of our Associates and we welcome you to discover a culture where your contributions are recognized and celebrated. If you want to be part of a team that embraces collaboration with a focus on continuous improvement and you think you have what it takes to “wow" our customers, we invite you to explore a career with Waterford Hotel Group.You will play a key role in the development of new and existing business with a strong focus on extended stay, and creating and implementing strategies that will sustain bottom line success.  We offer competitive compensation and benefits, a tight-knit and supportive work environment, plus numerous opportunities for professional development and advancement. Contact us today – we’re waiting to hear from you!

Director of Sales

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Sales overseeing the Residence Inn and SpringHill Suites in Milford, CT and are actively looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. We would welcome the opportunity to speak to you regarding this position as well as to answer any questions you might have regarding the company.

Job Responsibilities

As a Hotel Director of Sales, you will lead and manage all day-to-day activities with a focus on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of property sales objectives.

Your specific duties in this role will include:

  • Working with management team in developing and executing sales strategies
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of promotions, both internal and external
  • Achieve personal booking goals, business transient and extended stay budgeted goals
  • Monitor transient selling rates and work hand in hand with revenue management to make strategic decisions for hotel
  • Achieve proactive solicitation goals
  • Executing and supporting the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposals, writing contracts, customer correspondence, etc.)
  • Analyzing market information and implementing strategy to achieve property’s financial goals
  • Interacting with guests to obtain feedback and reviewing guest satisfaction results to identify areas of improvement
  • Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service
  • Displaying leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifying customer service and creating a positive example for guest relations
  • Developing and managing relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external

Requirements:

We are looking for a self-motivated Hotel Director of Sales with solid leadership skills, a strong work ethic, and a drive to exceed expectations. It is also important that you have excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills as well as the ability to establish rapport with both new and existing clients.S pecific qualifications for the role include:

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; Bachelor’s degree, a plus
  • Experience in extended stay hotel a plus
  • Marriott sales experience a plus
  • Solid organizational, time-management, and prioritization skills
  • Proven lead-generation and closing skills
  • Must be able to pass a background check

For more information about Waterford Hotel Group, please visit our website at www.waterfordhotelgroup.com. EOE/M/F/D/V

Benefits

As a Hotel Director of Sales you will be part of a hospitality leader that prides itself on cultivating a workplace that feels like home and that brings out the best in you, each and every day. It’s the kind of company where many of our associates come for a job, but stay for a career—the kind of place where your strengths will be appreciated, and where each of us can truly be ourselves.

We offer our eligible Associates a number of benefits to enhance their health and well-being:

  • Group insurance, including medical, dental, vision and company-paid life insurance available first of the month after hire
  • Paid time off including vacation days, personal days and holidays
  • Company-matched 401(k) plan
  • Voluntary benefits including short term disability, accident, life and critical illness
  • Life enrichment benefits including educational assistance, hotel discounts, travel assistance and more
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About this Employer

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Milford

50 Rowe Avenue
Milford, CT 06460

(203) 283-0200

124 Room All Suite

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

The hotel is located between Stratford and New Haven, CT with easy access to beaches, shopping and dining. SpringHill Suites Milford by Marriott is within 15 minutes of historic Yale University and is a convenient hotel located just 1 hour from Bradley International Airport and 10 minutes from a Metro North train station that's only a 90 minute ride to NYC. These hotel suites that are nestled between Stratford and New Haven, CT are finished with a living area, luxurious bedding, wireless Internet and 32" flat-panel HDTV. This Milford hotel includes the new complimentary breakfast buffet, on-site exercise room, stylish bar & lounge, indoor pool. Our 24-Hour Market sells wine and local craft beer.