Director of Sales

Jackson, TN

Post Date: 11/29/2017 Job ID: Jackson31 Industry: HOTEL Pay Rate: $50,000 - $55,000
We are seeking a Director of Sales to oversee the sales efforts of an upscale select service hotel in Jackson, TN.

The hotel is managed by a highly respected hotel management company whose portfolio includes other high quality, nationally branded hotels. This hotel property offers the right individual the ability to gain opening experience and provides for outstanding career GROWTH potential. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience in hotel sales with a proven track record of successful sales and team management. If you have high performance standards, a high level of enthusiasm and thrive in a fast-paced team environment then you just might be the candidate that we’re looking for!

COMPENSATION: Base Salary of $50,000 - $55,000 + Competitive Bonus Program and excellent Benefits

Director of Sales Responsibilities:

  • Direct solicitation calls to local business and prospective leads.
  • Analyze current and potential business segments and coordinate all activities to maintain and increase revenue and market share.
  • Effectively service and grow existing accounts by providing adequate follow-up and solicit repeat bookings.
  • Proactively pursue, organize and book sleeping rooms and group business for the hotels.
  • Create and promote a positive team environment for sales support while encouraging your team to go the extra mile
  • Have ongoing knowledge of the competition's product and current marketing strategies.
  • Communicate effectively with all hotel departments to ensure group arrangements are carried out as efficiently as possible.
  • Promote a professional positive image of the hotel at all times through personal appearance, civic functions and general public relations.

Director of Sales Qualifications:

  • 3+ years hotel or resort sales experience
  • 1+ years of team management experience
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please apply with your current resume! Or if you have questions, send a message to ben@horizonhospitality.com



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