Offers “Marriott”

11 days agoMarriott

Director of Sales - Franchised

  • Lincoln, USA
  • Sales

Job description

Job Number 24120643
Job Category Sales & Marketing
Location Courtyard Providence Lincoln, 636 George Washington Highway, Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? N
Position Type Management

Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Buffalo Lodging Associates. The franchisee is a separate company and a separate employer from Marriott International, Inc.  The franchisee solely controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment policies and practices, including hiring, firing, discipline, staffing, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  If you accept a position at this hotel, you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International, Inc.

Courtyard by Marriott- Providence Lincoln, 636 George Washington Hwy, Lincoln, RI 02865

We are currently looking for a Director of Sales to join our Team! The Courtyard® by Marriott -Providence Lincoln is situated minutes from Twin River Casino, Bryant University and Kirkbrae Country Club, and is only 9 miles from everything Downtown Providence has to offer. With 129 beautifully appointed guest rooms, we also have our onsite Bistro Restaurant & Bar which provides healthy breakfast, Starbucks® products and evening dining with a full bar. The Courtyard by Marriott is one of the 50 hotel properties owned and managed by the award-winning hotel management company, Buffalo Lodging Associates.

Buffalo Lodging Associates, a hotel management company based out of Canton, MA has put an emphasis on true hospitality since being founded in 1996.  While building an extensive portfolio of 50 hotels, we’ve partnered with the most respected hotel brands in the business including Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide, InterContinental Hotels Group, Choice Hotel International and Radisson Hotels.  The core and heart of our company lies within our dedicated associates, for we wouldn’t be an award-winning company without each and every one of them.

A GROWING HOTEL MANAGEMENT COMPANY – COME JOIN US!

We value our associates with competitive compensation plans and other benefits and perks.  Some of these benefits include:

   Weekly pay
   Paid vacation, sick days and holidays
   Medical, dental, vision insurance
   401K Retirement plan with company match
   Travel discounts on our branded properties
   Career growth opportunities

Role:

The primary role of the Director of Sales is to partake in outside sales calls, revenue production of the hotel, meeting or exceeding planned revenue objectives for RevPar, occupancy and average daily rate (ADR).

Must utilize a hands-on approach to be actively involved on a daily basis in securing qualifying and follow-up on leads to book clients.

Responsibilities:

   Actively sells room nights through public relations, advertising, sales blitzes, direct mail campaigns and other promotional programs.

   Effectively analyzes the strength and weaknesses of all hotels in the competitive set and develops marketing strategies to counteract their success.

   Develops and maintains sales and marketing plan and sales budget with the General Manager ensuring maximization of room revenue during forecasted low occupancy periods.

   Forecast occupancy fluctuations and direct selling activities to maximize revenues.

Buffalo Lodging Associates provides equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

The ideal candidate is one who embodies Buffalo Lodging’s culture and core values: Excellence, Passion, Integrity, Inclusive. To succeed in the Director of Sales role, requirements are as follows:

·   A Bachelor’s degree (B.A) from a four year college or university; or two to four years related management or comparable experience is strongly preferred.
·  Familiarity with analyzing profit and loss statements and other financial data is essential.
·  Ability to develop an understanding of concepts, practices, pre-established guidelines and procedures used by the company in relation to guest service is necessary.
·  Computer knowledge including intranet, Property management system, WORD, and EXCEL is strongly preferred.
·  Must have valid drivers license, and acceptable driving history subject to company approval.
·  Marriott Experience Preferred.

This company is an equal opportunity employer.

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