Director of Sales and Marketing

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

Residence Inn Boca Raton Boca Raton, FL

Boca Raton, FL
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


You LOVE sales; but you're most passionate about strategically driving peak outcomes and orchestrating talent to make it happen. Does this resonate with you? Then, Interstate's Director of Sales position may be your next winning lead! The time to make that change is NOW! Apply with Interstate Hotels for an opportunity to work in the leading hotel management company in Boca Raton, FL, one of the wealthiest communities in South Florida. Home to Mizner Park, beautiful beaches and parks, upscale malls and more attractions to offer, this could be your next destination to progress your career! We are currently looking for a Director of Sales and Marketing to head our Sales & Marketing operations for the Residence Inn in Boca Raton, FL. Look no further to enrich your experience as the sales leader for this property where you will have the opportunity to work the corporate, group, long term business potentials and transient market all at one place. It's the complete package!! Candidates with minimum of 3 years' experience as a Director of Sales & Marketing, a seasoned team member who is a high energy sales person, multi-tasker, having exceptional analytical skills, a people person with superior ability to build relationships both within and outside the community and with an innate ability to do effective and efficient direct selling of this property may apply. Local market knowledge desirable. Marriott experience preferred however will consider other major brands. As Director of Sales, you will Manage all aspects of the sales and marketing division. Provide the strategic vision for maximum hotel sales generation and optimal revenue growth. Lead a talented sales team that makes the vision reality. You create an environment energized by the art of the possible, where talented, win-driven professionals are excited to join, learn, exceed their best, and advance. You lead by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching throughout the employment lifecycle. Effectively channel your knowledge of the competitive landscape. Assess the effectiveness of company programs to determine optimum revenues using Interstate system reports and market data, in order to innovate. Forge relationships and build rapport. Cultivate, enhance and leverage external and internal relationships to elevate hotel and market share awareness and drive business. Collaborate with Finance to ensure the division's sales plan is on budget to meet or exceed revenue expectations and profit goals. Fundamentals A four-year degree or equivalent experience or education is required. Five years experience within hotels sales, with two years minimum as department head (such as Director, Group Sales) is required, also. Highly developed written and verbal English communication skills to effectively negotiate, persuade, influence, and sell are critical. Expect local travel, weekly. And, national or international travel is possible four to five times per year.