Franchised Director of Sales
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Job Number 18001GEU
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Courtyard Nashville at Opryland, Nashville, Tennessee VIEW ON MAP
Brand Courtyard by Marriott
Position Type Management
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Thank you for your interest in this position. It is a job opportunity with one of Marriott International’s franchisees.
Please apply via e-mail at: email@example.com
Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, LinGate Group. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.
Dual Director of Sales, Marriott Courtyard Opryland and Fairfield Inn & Suites Opryland
The Dual Director of Sales position is an exciting opportunity in hotel sales and marketing to a high energy, competitive, results driven sales professional. This opportunity provides challenge and reward to the highly motivated, proactive sales individual.
Our ideal candidate will be able to maximize hotel revenue and profits, meet and exceed sales goals, establish and maintain relationships within corporate group market segments and enhance hotels market share.
Job objective is to acquire new transient, corporate, group, and convention business for the hotel through pro-active direct outside sales, marketing, telemarketing, direct mail, appointment calls, tours of hotel and saturation of existing accounts/ segments for new contacts. Develop long term business partnerships, consistently striving to maximize revenue and promote relationships through effective negotiation. The Dual Director of Sales is responsible for the overall sales office organization. Position requires follow-up and maintenance of accounts, maintaining file & account accuracy, fielding inquiries, reporting, sales blitz and special projects.
Ideal candidate will possess strong communication, organization and computer skills as well as a basic understanding of hotel operations. Attention to detail and a true desire to provide exceptional service are critical. Familiarity with Marriott operating systems is preferred, but not required. Knowledge of the convention market and the Nashville area is a plus.
Essential to position:
- Self motivation, management and time management.
- Extremely organized with attention to detail. Able to maintain a weekly schedule with new business appointments.
- Clear understanding and implementation of the hotel's business strategies.
- Set sales goals to meet and exceed revenue budget requirements.
- Establish and implement action plans to meet sales goals.
- Establish new business partnerships through a combination of appointments, Tele-market, site tours, constant prospecting, networking and obtaining accounts from market
This company is an equal opportunity employer.