Sage Hospitality Resources Associate Director of Sales in Atlanta, Georgia

Req # 6253BR

Job Title Associate Director of Sales

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name Doubletree Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody

City Atlanta

State GA

Why Us Great opportunity to grow your career and sell a newly transformed property after a $12 million renovation. Sage Hospitality offers great benefits a growing company with several hotels in Atlanta and 77 hotels throughout the country. We are waiting for you to join our team.

Posting Overview

The Associate Director of Sales is a senior level sales manager with hotel experience and leader of associates. Reporting to the Director of Sales, may directly or indirectly lead sales staff and manage select accounts. Achieves revenue goals by developing new accounts and growing current hotel accounts in a profitable and win-win selling approach.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; uses diplomacy and tact.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work.

Knowledge/Skills

Requires knowledge of general sales techniques, yield management, and customer service skills.

Requires the ability to hear, speak, read and write English fluently.

Requires 12th grade level mathematics, spelling and reading skills. Requires effective business writing skills.

Must have dexterity/mobility to meet clients on and off premises, to tour property and attend functions, to climb stairs, and operate basic office equipment.

Vision to read fine print and computer screens, to see colors, to observe rooms in poorly lit conditions

Abilities

Understand and follow verbal/written instructions. Work on more than one task at a time. Develop strong internal and customer relationships. Set and manage priorities and plan activities in advance. Solve problems and make sound business decisions.

Education/Formal Training

Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.

Experience

4+ years of hotel sales experience

Material/Equipment Used

General office equipment: computer, typewriter, copier, facsimile, telephone, calculator, etc.

Environment

Office environment, weather exposure when making sales calls

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.