Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Minimum of three years of experience managing or leading hotel sales, or equivalent industry experience, preferably in an upscale or lifestyle brand hotel.
Extensive knowledge of forecasting sales and interpreting/analyzing results to plan and conducting budgetary analysis.
Extensive knowledge of sales skills, revenue management, recruiting, supervising, training and motivating managers.
Demonstrated ability to understand customer requirements and translating these into sales solutions.
Track record of leading and inspiring teams to meet or exceed sales goals.
Ability to be assertive and persuasive without being aggressive.
Track record of developing long term relationships and contacts.
Ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action.
Strong organizational skills including follow up, time management, ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Considerable skill in math and algebraic equations using percentages.
Exceptionally strong ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, with guests and employees, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy to defuse anger and to collect accurate information and to resolve problems.
Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods.
Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system.
Proficient in Windows Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.
Dynamic, proven leader demonstrating entrepreneurial spirit, innovative thinking, change leadership and focus on coaching and team motivation.
Experience managing luxury brands.
Must be innovative, organized, efficient and able to prioritize multiple projects while working with a team
Exceptional interpersonal skills required, must be able to present self professionally at all times.
Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of an organization.
Strong work ethic and self-starter who is a team player and comes with a can-do attitude.
Ability to walk, stand, and/or bend continuously to perform essential job functions.
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance. Specific uniform guidelines and/or required articles of clothing will be explained to you as a part of the orientation process.
Additional language ability preferred.
Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems.
Must be able to sit at a desk for up to 4 hours per day. Walking and standing are required the rest of the working day. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task.
Requires ability to lift large and heavy packages and boxes and to the ability to load and unload small and large boxes as needed. Must have ability to safely lift minimum of 50 lbs. without assistance and to push and pull up to 150 lbs. with appropriate equipment.
Must be able to exert well-paced ability to maneuver between functions occurring simultaneously.
Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.
Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other locations of the hotel on a timely basis.
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning and inspection tasks.
Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and subordinates.
Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.
Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, 10-key adding machine, electric typewriter, multi-line touch tone phone, filing cabinets, FAX machines, photocopiers, dolly and other office equipment as needed.
This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.
Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with sbe rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel’s facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.