Director of Sales - Homewood Suites Hartford/Windsor Locks

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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Homewood Suites by Hilton Windsor Locks, CT

Company
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.4839F8951DBC8366
AJE Ref #
576174466
Location
Windsor Locks, CT
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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A Director of Sales with Homewood Suites by Hilton is responsible for leading and directing the development and implementation of strategic sales and marketing plans and initiatives in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. This airport extended-stay hotel off Route 20/401 is 9 miles from Six Flags New England and 18 miles from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Contemporary 1- and 2-bedroom suites come with fully equipped kitchens, dining tables and free WiFi, plus flat-screen TVs. Fireplaces are available. Free hot breakfast is provided, as well as complimentary light dinner and drinks (Mon-Thurs). There's a convenience store and a free grocery shopping service, plus a business center and coin laundry. Guests can use a fitness room and an outdoor pool. The hotel offers free 24/7 shuttles to Bradley International Airport. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Homewood Suites by Hilton exists to provide the touches, familiarity and comforts of home so that extended stay travelers can feel at home on the road. Guests enjoy the extra space and privacy of the suites, the casual atmosphere and the many homelike amenities and services. In fact, Homewood Suites by Hilton is consistently ranked above the competition by guests, thanks to an appealing combination of bundled services, award-winning quality and the benefits of Hilton HHonors. Homewood Suites by Hilton is one of Hilton Worldwide's ten market-leading brands. For more information visit www.hiltonworldwide.com. If you appreciate the feeling of home and know what to do to make others feel at home, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Homewood Suites by Hilton. What will I be doing? As a Director of Sales, you would be responsible for leading and directing the development and implementation of strategic sales and marketing plans and initiatives in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards: * Lead and direct the development and implementation of strategic sales and marketing plans and initiatives to include, but not limited to, interacting with clients and the media, directing solicitation efforts, securing business, operating information management systems, preparing and presenting statistical and performance reports and managing all financial aspects of the operation * Partner with the Revenue Management team to include, but not limited to, determining sales pricing strategies, developing rates, establishing group thresholds, determining space utilization policy, deploying competitive data strategies, conducting demand analysis and managing market mix * Utilize and apply current technology and systems effectively * Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward * Recruit, interview and train team members * Manage pre-opening critical path and pre-opening, as needed * Participate in ownership meetings, as needed Hilton World Wide Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.