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Director of Sales

Now offering Daily Pay! Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage; Short-Term and Long-Term Disability; Income Term Life and AD&D Insurance; Paid Time Off; Employee Assistance Program; 401k Retirement Plan with Match; Eligible for 10% quarterly incentive plan!

Posted February 24, 2023

Courtyard Lexington North
Lexington, KY
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Join Aimbridge Hospitality at the Courtyard by Marriott Lexington North as our next Director of Sales!


$65,000 (BOE) + 10% Quarterly Bonus

About This Job

Aimbridge Hospitality is looking for a Director of Sales to join our team at the Courtyard by Marriott Lexington North! The ideal candidate has held the DOS title, is proactive, knows the corporate market and has experience selling premium branded select service hotels. If you're looking to get in with the nation's largest third-party management company, now is the time! Aimbridge is a place to GROW, SUCCEED, and BELONG. Join us! #aimhigher

The Aimbridge WAY!

You bring the passion, motivation, and drive and we will bring the opportunities!! Aimbridge will get you where you want to go and help you reach places in your career you might have never imagined were possible! When you join the Aimbridge Family, you’re working with the best of the best! It’s a mark of distinction. Our diverse business is full of energy, excitement, and rapid growth—just like a career with Aimbridge! Join a team where every day brings new opportunities to help create memorable experiences, ways to succeed, and great people to inspire you. We are a place to GROW, a place to BELONG, and a place to SUCCEED! That is #theAimbridgeWAY!

The Director of Sales-Select Service has direct oversight of sales and marketing operations for a Select Service hotel. This role has the responsibility to achieve optimal occupancy and ADR growth to maximize total revenue while meeting/exceeding hotel profit objectives. This individual will oversee operations of the hotel sales department including but not limited to direct sales follow-up sales administration hiring of staff training managing and coaching. Additional responsibilities include sales and marketing budget forecast advertising marketing and business plans for no more than one Select Service hotel; manages within approved plans and budgets. Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities; for OEM associates overtime does apply and is calculated accordingly.


  • At least 2 years of progressive hotel sales experience preferred; or a 4-year college degree and at least 1 year of related experience; or a 2-year college degree and at least 2 years of related experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in the applicable state.
  • Must possess highly developed verbal & written communication skills to frequently negotiate convince sell and influence other managerial personnel hotel guest(s) and/or corporate clients.
  • Must have thorough experience with professional selling skills: opening probing supporting closing
  • Shows strong analytical skills and strategic vision in establishing appropriate sales deployment
  • Must be proficient in general computer knowledge especially Microsoft Office products
  • Must be able to work independently and simultaneously manage multiple tasks
  • Strong organization and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and manage people of diverse socioeconomic cultural disability and ethnic backgrounds while solving complex problems and creating a productive sales team
  • Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the sales/marketing/hospitality profession.
  • Must work well in stressful high pressure situations; maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions.

About the Hotel

Make your stay a success at Courtyard Lexington North. Our hotel in downtown Lexington offers the right amenities you need to maintain your momentum on the road from modern accommodations to onsite parking. Rest well in our stylish hotel rooms and suites with plush Marriott bedding, ergonomic workspaces, and free Wi-Fi. Satisfy your hunger in the mornings with breakfast favorites and Starbucks® coffee onsite at the Bistro or try restaurants nearby in Lexington like Portofino, Blue Door Smokehouse, and Ramsey's Diner. Stay active at our onsite indoor pool and 24-hour fitness center, or enjoy outdoor recreation nearby at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary. During your stay, enjoy easy access to Rupp Arena, the University of Kentucky, and Kentucky Horse Park. Racing events at Keeneland are just 15 minutes away. Our convenient downtown location also makes our flexible onsite venues a great choice for your next meeting or special occasion. No matter what brings you to town, enjoy it at Courtyard Lexington North.

About Us

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in all 50 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.


After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Eligible for 10% quarterly bonus plan, Boomerang Incentives and annual sales incentive trip!
  • PTO & Sick accruals begin right away
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About this Employer

Courtyard Lexington North

775 Newtown Court
Lexington, KY 40511

(859) 253-4646

146 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Our contemporary hotel is located in Lexington, Kentucky near the Kentucky Horse Park, the University of Kentucky and Rupp Arena in downtown. Following a fun-filled adventure, visitors can maximize their comfort in our spacious rooms and suites. We offer modern décor, luxurious bedding and complimentary Wi-Fi. After waking up refreshed, guests can enjoy a delicious meal at The Bistro. Open for breakfast and dinner, our on-site restaurant serves delectable American dishes and drinks. When it comes to work needs, we have our guests covered. They can take advantage of our two event spaces to host productive business meetings. Whatever brings travelers to the state of Kentucky, they can create new memories at Courtyard Lexington North.