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Complex Director of Sales

Posted July 22, 2022

Courtyard by Marriott Aberdeen at Ripken Stadium
Aberdeen, MD
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Overview: Exciting Complex Director of Sales Opportunity!

We are currently on the hunt for a Complex Director of Sales.The ultimate mission of this role will be to drive market share growth and guest satisfaction. This is a phenomenal opportunity for someone excited to work with a premium brand and Crestline Hotels & Resorts, a company that has continuously been labeled a great company to work for! 

strong predictor of success for the Complex Director of Sales will be the ability to:

  • Quickly understand market conditions and provide leadership around maximizing opportunities for revenue growth from new and current customer base and nearby competition
  • Drive a culture of success and effective sales tactics while mentoring the existing sales team
  • Develop cohesion with the General Manager, Revenue Management, and Regional Sales staff to ensure alignment and open communication
  • Possess excellent selling skills and style to connect quickly with customers

The Complex Director of Sales should also be able to work closely and collaborate effectively with:

  • All key leaders across the hotel to include the General Manager, Assistant General Manager, Front Office Manager, and other Operational Leaders
  • Crestline’s Executive and Regional Sales Leadership, and Revenue Management
  • Additional Corporate Staff and key members across the Corporate level to include Human Resources, Centralized Accounting, and Senior Operations staff

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Strong focus on growth of Total Hotel Revenue and positive RevPAR Index Change Year-Over-Year – your ability to influence and increase these upon starting is key
  • Understanding and execution of the Sales Process to effectively contract group business and secure corporate negotiated rate accounts 
  • Understand and champion the hotel’s overall Business Plan with a strong focus on execution 
  • Ensure a strong understanding of the hotels Comp Set and provide any recommendations to the Field Sales Staff and General Manager 
  • Staff Optimization – ensure all newly hired and current sales staff understand their mission and have the tools to execute successfully on the Business Plan 
  • Develop and get to know key players to include Hotel Ownership and pertinent Field/Corporate Staff

Education and Experience

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) with 3-5 years of equivalent work experience – you have a passion for Hotel Sales coupled with a competitive, hunter mentality!
  • Strong understanding of Hotel Sales and Comp Sets with a proven track record of success
  • Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written – your ability to communicate and influence by word and writing is a must
  • Basic Computer Skills – you must have the ability to communicate effectively through email as well as manipulate and analyze information quickly from spreadsheets and databases

Preferred Skills and/or Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Premium-branded Select, Focused, or Extended Hotel Stay experience
  • Delphi experience for Hilton/Marriott Hotels or Envision for Crestline's Hyatt hotels

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or disability status. 

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Courtyard by Marriott Aberdeen at Ripken Stadium

830 Long Drive
Aberdeen, MD 21001

(410) 272-0440

120 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

The best seat in the house, at our Ripken Aberdeen hotel

A one-of-a-kind hotel in a one-of-a-kind location, the Courtyard Aberdeen is designed as a replica of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, directly across from Ripken Stadium and close to I-95. Our spacious Aberdeen, MD hotel rooms & suites are ideal for business and leisure, with free Wi-Fi, flexible workspaces, and 40” HDTVs with premium cable. As one of the top hotels in Aberdeen, MD and connected to the Residence Inn Aberdeen, we offer amenities including two restaurants (one with outdoor seating), an indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, 24/7 Market and access to outdoor walking paths around the baseball fields. Plan a business meeting or social event in our 1,200 sf of space, and book a group block at our hotel in Bel Air, MD. In addition to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Susquehanna State Park and Bulle Rock Golf Course, we’re also convenient to local businesses and major Distribution Centers, including Pepsi-Frito Lay, WebstaurantStore, Amazon and Clorox. Treat yourself to one of the best Ripken Aberdeen hotels.