The Director of Sales and Marketing with Hilton St. Louis Downtown 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. Built in 1888 as the Merchant Laclède National Bank, Hilton St. Louis Downtown at the Arch offers old-world charm with a modern touch. Our location in the heart of downtown St. Louis is ideal for visiting popular attractions including the iconic Gateway Arch or Busch Stadium, home to the St. Louis Cardinals. Step inside the hotel and you'll find elegant rooms and suites, award-winning dining and modern facilities for business and recreation - everything you need for a first-class stay in St. Louis. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic experiences. Hilton remains an innovative, forward-thinking hospitality leader by offering best-in-class products, services and amenities to ensure that every guest feels cared for, valued and respected. From inaugural balls and international award galas to business events and personal moments, Hilton is where the world makes history, closes the deal, toasts special occasions and gets away from it all. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide's ten market-leading brands. For more information visit www.hiltonworldwide.com. If you understand the importance of upholding a brand's reputation and what it takes to provide a globally recognized hospitality experience, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Team Member with Hilton Hotels & Resorts. What will I be doing? As a Director of Sales and Marketing, 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.