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Director of Sales and Marketing

Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel

1 North Broadway Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

395 Room Hotel
Managed By Crescent Hotels & Resorts
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Full-Time

Description

We are committed to providing you with:

  • Excellent compensation package
  • Operational incentive plan eligibility
  • An exceptional benefit plan for eligible associates & your family members
  • 401K matching program for eligible associates
  • Discounts with all Marriott brands as well as our Crescent managed properties in North America for you & your family members

Here is what you will be doing each day:

  • Direct the solicitation efforts of the sales staff through effective oral and written communication while overseeing rate, date and space commitments for group room sales within the hotel.
  • Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline and/or termination when appropriate.
  • Ensure training programs are conducted regularly and Crescent standards of performance are met. Give guidance and counsel staff toward improvement.
  • Compile and/or direct the preparation of reports pertaining to the operation of the Sales Department to include, but not limited to the annual and monthly Forecast, Marketing Budget, Lead Management System, Booking Report, star reports and Sales Meeting minutes.
  • Coordinate ongoing research of the travel industry to detect market trends and related information for development of new marketing strategies. Make reasonable recommendations to improve potential from various markets.
  • Develop and conduct persuasive verbal sales presentations to prospective clients. Internally promote Crescent programs.
  • Meet with and entertain clients some of which will require travel.
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to the staff.
  • Initiate preparation of computerized annual Sales & Marketing Plan and execute plans as outlined, critically examining and adjusting as deemed necessary by current market conditions.

Does this sound like you?

  • Previous experience as a Director of Sales & Marketing in a hotel setting
  • Lifestyle experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent time management and problem-resolution skills.
  • Must have the ability to communicate in English.

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)

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)

Posted May 19, 2024

Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel

Escape to relaxation at our hotel in Downtown Oklahoma City

Expect a memorable experience at Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel. Our contemporary hotel is 10 miles from Will Rogers World Airport and boasts an ideal location in the area's most dynamic neighborhood. Offering a short walk to the New Convention Center, just steps from Bricktown's wealth of dining and entertainment opportunities, our hotel taps into the pulse of Oklahoma City. Enjoy visiting nearby attractions such as Paycom Center and Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Retreat to our rooms and suites with luxury bedding, flat-screen TVs, mini refrigerators and ergonomic work-spaces. When hunger strikes, explore our convenient and delicious on-site dining options. During downtime, take a walk around the new Scissortail Park or workout in our Fitness Center. With 29,837 square feet of flexible venue space, our hotel is also a top choice for conferences at the convention center or for other special events. An inspiring stay awaits at Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel.