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Director of Sales

Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca

posted July 10, 2024

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Compensation: $60,000-$65,000 Annually

Come Join the Waterford Hotel Group Team!

At Waterford Hotel Group we pride ourselves on cultivating a workplace that feels like home and brings out the best in you, each and every day. We will celebrate your successes, appreciate your strengths, and offer an environment where each of us can truly be ourselves. We provide competitive compensation and benefits, a tight-knit and supportive work environment, plus numerous opportunities for professional development and advancement. Come for a JOB, stay for a CAREER.

Director of Sales

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Sales and are actively looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer. We would welcome the opportunity to speak to you regarding this position as well as to answer any questions you might have regarding the company.

Job Responsibilities

As a Hotel Director of Sales, you will lead and manage all day-to-day activities with a focus on building long-term, value-based customer relationships that enable achievement of property sales objectives.

Your specific duties in this role will include:

  • Working with management team in developing and executing sales strategies
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of promotions, both internal and external
  • Achieve personal booking goals, business transient and extended stay budgeted goals
  • Monitor transient selling rates and work hand in hand with revenue management to make strategic decisions for hotel
  • Achieve proactive solicitation goals
  • Executing and supporting the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposals, writing contracts, customer correspondence, etc.)
  • Analyzing market information and implementing strategy to achieve property’s financial goals
  • Interacting with guests to obtain feedback and reviewing guest satisfaction results to identify areas of improvement
  • Ensuring Exceptional Customer Service
  • Displaying leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifying customer service and creating a positive example for guest relations
  • Developing and managing relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external

Requirements:

We are looking for a self-motivated Hotel Director of Sales with solid leadership skills, a strong work ethic, and a drive to exceed expectations. It is also important that you have excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills as well as the ability to establish rapport with both new and existing clients. Specific qualifications for the role include:

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; Bachelor’s degree, a plus
  • Solid organizational, time-management, and prioritization skills
  • Proven lead-generation and closing skills

For more information about Waterford Hotel Group, please visit our website at www.waterfordhotelgroup.com. EOE/M/F/D/V

Benefits

Health Insurance is available on the first of the month after hire!

We value the health and wellness of you and your family.  Full time associates can enroll in medical, dental and vision coverage and part-time associates averaging 17.5 hours a week can enroll in dental and vision coverage.  Everyone’s needs are different and there is something for everyone with numerous supplemental insurances to choose from.

We know that life gets in the way, and YOU deserve to recharge.  

Full-time associates receive paid time off within the first 90 days of employment.  We also offer paid holidays for eligible associates.  If you stick with us for five years or more, enjoy paid days off for your Birthday and Employment Anniversary date!

EXCITING EXTRAS

On Demand Pay- Why wait for pay day – get your pay when you need it24/7.

Pet Insurance- We cover the whole family, and all associates are eligible for discounted pet insurance.

401k Plan- Nobody wants to work forever, start planning for your future now.

Hotel Discounts- It’s one of the biggest industry perks.

Shoes for Crews- All associates are eligible for a shoe subsidy through Shoes for Crews.

For more information, please visit our website at waterfordhotelgroup.com

EOE/M/F/D/V

NOTE: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment practices, including the collection and processing of the personal data that you provide on this website, hiring, salaries and benefits. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Hilton.

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Ithaca

91 Room Extended Stay

An odyssey through stunning Ithaca scenery

10 minutes from Cornell University in the heart of the Finger Lakes, our suites are ideal for long assignments and weekend getaways. Explore Cayuga Lake and Buttermilk Falls – fill up on free breakfast before heading out. WiFi is on us, as is our evening social, on Wednesdays. Dabble in a little home cooking in your own in-suite kitchen.