Director of Sales 70K + Bonus
Company: Courtyard by Marriott Wichita at Old Town
Posted on: May 16, 2022
-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
-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
-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
-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.
-Organize and/or attend scheduled Sales Department and related
-Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular
-Perform any other job related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have Hotel Sales Manager experience. Must have the ability to
communicate in English. Self-starting personality with an even
disposition. Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all
times. Can communicate well with guests. Must be willing to
"pitch-in" and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team
player. Knowledge of travel industry, current market trends and
economic factors. Extensive skill in development and delivery of
sales presentations. Ability to access, understand and accurately
input information using a moderately complex computer system.
Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers
and staff, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact
and diplomacy to diffuse anger, collect accurate information and
resolve conflicts. Ability to stand and move throughout the hotel
property and continuously perform essential job functions.
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