Director of Sales and Marketing

Director of Sales and Marketing

Posted August 30, 2022

Director of Sales & Marketing Wanted!

Director of Sales & Marketing Wanted!

We are currently looking for Director of Sales & Marketing to direct all Sales & Marketing functions at Sheraton suites Alexandria!

This positions primary responsibility is to lead the development and execution of strategic Sales and Marketing plans and initiatives that maximize profitability for the hotel in order to achieve budget, revenue and market share targets.

What you will be doing

  • Direct the hotel in the development, implementation and achievement of their annual business and market plan objectives and initiatives
  • Provide leadership, guidance and assistance relating to the execution of marketing and sales function, policies, and standards as established by the corporation
  • Capitalize on marketing, sales programs and resources
  • Actively participate in the sales process via customer meetings, entertainment and attend client and other relevant industry events

Job Requirements:

  • Four-year college degree preferred; advanced coursework in business administration/ marketing/communications a plus
  • Minimum 5 years experience in similar role
  • CI/TY DELPHI FDC knowledge is preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of marketing, negotiating and adhering to sales procedures associated with the hotel industry
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines under resource constraints
  • Hotel Sales leadership experience desired

Responsibilities:

The Sales, Marketing and Events Budget/P&L, revenue forecasting, advertising, marketing, developing, and writing business plans, and ownership meetings. Additionally, this role leads the development and implementation of both short-term and long-term strategies in all sales, catering, and marketing channels to achieve hotel’s revenue goals and increase market share performance.

The Director of Sales, Marketing and Events leads sales and event managers, trainees, interns, and administrative staff. They manage recruitment and hiring of sales and event services staff, training, managing and coaching managers in their selling and servicing process to meet company goals and maximize hotel revenues. Must be able to train and monitor the group and transient contractual agreement process, quoting rates, sending referrals, setting traces, and the management of retention, reactivation, and acquisition accounts. Flexible to work some nights and weekends when necessary based on business and staffing needs. 

The Director of Sales, Marketing and Events reports directly to the General Manager with oversight from the Regional Vice President of Sales and Events.

Benefits:

Full benefits package included!

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances
  • Disability Insurances
  • Supplemental Life Insurances
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off, Vacation and Holidays
  • AMAZING HOTEL DISCOUNTS to any property in the TPG portfolio
  • and MUCH MORE

Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria

247 Room All Suite

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Our Hotel

Blend timeless classics with modern amenities at Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria. With a prime location in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, our hotel places you near King Street and the vibrant waterfront. Find museums, boutiques and world-class restaurants within walking distance. Easily travel to and from the Reagan National Airport via the hotel's complimentary shuttle. After exploring the historical sights in Alexandria, join us at our on-site restaurant, Finn and Hoof Bar and Grill, serving American favorites made with locally sourced ingredients. Recharge in a spacious hotel suite with complimentary Wi-Fi and separate areas to work and relax. Sleep on a plush bed topped with crisp linens and fluffy pillows before your next adventure. Whether you're in town for business or leisure, let Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria redefine your expectations.