Hotel Equities, one of the top hotel development and management companies in the industry, is currently searching for a remarkable Director of Sales for theHoliday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Port St. Lucie, FL! We offer an award-winning culture and a unique environment that empowers our team to exceed guests' expectations and make a distinct difference in people's lives. Our ideal candidate will be engaged, authentic, and prepared to prospect, sell, and maintain accounts to positively impact revenues for a "best in class" hotel!
Solicit business within different market segments via teleprospecting and outside sales calls
Maintenance of accounts with existing contacts to maintain rapport and develop future business
Attendance of networking events
Upkeep of customer database via Hotel Sales Pro
Develop contracts and follow up with customers
Answer and respond to incoming phone calls
Responsible for managing all meeting room reservations and coordinating details with other departments including group agreements and set-up of meeting room.
Coordinate and ensure the delivery of requested equipment and/or food for meeting rooms and special events.
Candidates for Director of Sales must have a minimum of 2 years hotel sales experience
Previous sales experience within the hospitality industry strongly preferred
IHG experience preferred
Market knowledge preferred
Knowledge of Hotel Sales Pro preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Office, Internet
Well organized and detail oriented
Ability to work independently
Display initiative, perseverance and analytical skills
Professional and ethical
Excellent customer service skills
Quick learner and hard worker
Team player and ability to get along with others
Available to meet guests which may include weekends
Ability to read, write and speak English, with excellent grammar and communication skills (written and verbal)