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Director of Sales

Hotel Indigo New Orleans

705 Common Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

143 Room Hotel
Managed By Tandem Hospitality Group
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Full-Time

DIRECTOR OF SALES
Job Description
The Director of Sales is responsible for the daily sales efforts as well as for the overall positioning of the hotel, brand communication and the development of customers for the property including, rooms, dining outlets, and events. In addition, they are responsible for rental revenue, yield strategies, implementation, market performance and meeting budget, forecast, and optimal business mix targets. Strategies will include pricing, status, direct sales, market mix, marketing, and public relations. Must have a dynamic leadership style, possess excellent communication and decision-making skills and an astute business acumen.
Job Responsibilities
  •       Prepares Sales Reports and Annual Sales & Marketing Plan
  •       Creates effective Sales Programs that will increase awareness and positive perception of the Hotel, its activities, culinary services, and personnel
  •       Ability to access, understand and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system
  •       Assist General Manager in preparation of the marketing, advertising, sales plans, programs and annual budget; manages within approved plans and budgets
  •       Develop rates, group sales deployment strategies through review of competitive data, demand analysis and mix management
  •       Ability to effectively listen, communicate and perform diplomacy with internal and external customers and staff in all situations
  •       Ability to stand and move throughout the hotel property and continuously perform essential job functions
  •       Develop awareness and reputation of the hotel and the brand in the local community
  •       Direct and manage all group, transient, and banquet sales activities to maximize revenue for the hotel
  •       Prepare, implement and compile data for the strategic sales plan, monthly reports, annual goals, sales and marketing budget, forecasts and other reports as directed/required
  •       Perform other duties as assigned
    Job Qualifications
  •       Previous Director of Sales experience preferred
  •       Previous Hotel Sales experience required
  •       Knowledge of travel industry, current market trends and economic factors
  •       Extensive skill in development and delivery of sales presentations
  •       Proven track record in prospecting for new business and savvy at closing the deal
  •       Must be able to make quick decisions and work in a hectic and diverse work environment
  •       Strong ability to prioritize, organize, and manage competing priorities
  •       Possess well-developed leadership and problem-solving skills
  •       Must be able to build and maintain business relationships
  •       Excellent/Above-average reading, writing, and oral proficiency in the English language required.  
  • Posted June 6, 2024

    Hotel Indigo New Orleans

    Feel The Rhythm Of The French Quarter

    Inspired by brass bands and rich, colorful costuming of locals, at Hotel Indigo New Orleans - French Quarter you will be “part of that number”. Nestled in the Central Business District on the St. Charles streetcar line, we are ideal for business travelers. Our newly renovated, pet-friendly hotel, originally built in 1837, weaves tradition with modernity. Offering 143 artfully designed guestrooms, including nine with balconies overlooking St. Charles and Common, we welcome you to our oasis in downtown New Orleans. Dine at our Cajun restaurant, Common Interest, and enjoy proximity to the city’s most notable venues, like Orpheum Theater, House of Blues, the Fillmore, Caesar’s Superdome, and Smoothie King Center. Your New Orleans adventure starts here!