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Marriott Franchised Director of Sales in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Job Number 20030227

Job Category Sales and Marketing

Location Fort Lauderdale Beach AC (F), 3029 Alhambra Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States VIEW ON MAP

Brand AC Hotels

Schedule Full-time

Relocation? No

Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us

Thank you for your interest in this position. It is a job opportunity with one of Marriott International’s franchisees.

Please apply online at: https://www.hospitalityonline.com/jobs/1480752-director-of-sales?source=talent-point

Additional Information

This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Hospitality Ventures Management 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.

Why You Want to Work for Us

Join an excellent established management company with long-term growth potential! Opportunity to develop strategies to grow our business! Make a difference! Be a part of the AC Hotel by Marriott family, well known and respected leader in the industry.

Who Will this Job Appeal To?

Energetic, experienced sales leader! Excellent, team builder, ability to achieve results through their team. Solid revenue management skills/knowledge. Someone with pre-opening and opening experience.

What you will be doing

Leading the sales planning and efforts as part of the opening team - responsible for providing over all strategic direction to a team of a talented team of driven Sales & Catering professionals to achieve excellent results and revenue generation.

The ideal candidate for this position..

A visionary leader, who can translate the mission into an action plan and influence and collaborate with all stakeholders to deliver the results!

Leadership:

  • Lead and direct opening sales and revenue activities for the hotel - partnering with corporate Sales & Revenue disciplines.

  • Ability to conceptualize the mission.

  • Provide leadership to position the property to achieve the mission and the departments to achieve their goals and objectives.

  • Develop and implement business plan.

  • Ability to sell concepts and ideas to management, peers, and employees.

  • Collaborate with the team, cultivate and enhance internal/external relationships to attain goals and drive market share.

  • Demonstrate an atmosphere of teamwork, morale and a spirit of fun!

  • Create a winning team of highly engaged sales professionals, mentor and develop constantly to achieve success and their next desired opportunity.

  • Be an inspiration... & someone you would work for and with!

Business Results:

  • Excellent time management and organization skills.

  • Strong budgetary, projections, forecasting cost and control skills.

  • Ability to achieve top line revenues.

  • Create courteous, friendly, professional work environment.

  • Ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action optimizing systems reports and supporting data when appropriate.

  • Exceptional skills selling and negotiating programs/projects.

  • Involved with local community to develop business.

  • Juggle and balance needs of company and owner.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 5yr(s) of experience as a DOS - in a similar position type property - major brand convention/meeting hotel.

  • Marriott experience preferred

  • Pre- Opening/Opening Experience highly preferred.

  • Experience managing and leading sales / catering team

  • BA/BS 4-5 year degree or foreign equivalent and or combination of experience.

  • Must be a citizen of this country or possess a valid work permit.

Benefits

  • Medical / Dental / Vision

  • Life Insurance / Long Term Disability / Short Term Disability

  • 401K with match!

  • Generous Paid Time Off

This company is an equal opportunity employer.

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