Sage Hospitality Resources Director of Sales in Boulder, Colorado

11584BR

Req #:

11584BR

Why Us:

Come and join the Homewood Suites Boulder as our new Director of Sales! The Homewood Suites Boulder offers ideal amenities in the perfect location. Come join our team at our recently renovated hotel, our all-suite apartment-style accommodations are ideal for extended stays, business trips and Colorado vacations focused on our fresh Rocky Mountain air. A TripAdvisor 2016 Certificate of Excellence winner, our Boulder hotel is committed to world-class service and creating memorable stays! You’ll be minutes from the University of Colorado and surrounded by shopping, restaurants and fun things to do in Boulder. Hike Chautauqua Park trails or take advantage of our proximity to Colorado’s premier cycling. Our complimentary hotel shuttle, available from 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, goes downtown. Guests can cheer on the University of Colorado Buffalo football team at Folsom Field. We’re also near IBM, Google, NCAR, Qualcomm and Covidien. Visit the popular Pearl Street Mall or stroll along Boulder's historic area, just four miles from the hotel.

The ideal candidate has a proven track record in hospitality sales preferably in the market, strong business and financial acumen, self-motivated, and values teamwork.

Your success will be measured by your ability to:

  • Continue to increase overall market share and occupancy in the BT, Government, and Corporate markets

  • Execute strategies and tactics that result in achievement of budgeted revenue, profit goals, and consistent RevPAR and ADR growth

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients and hospitality leaders to ensure a strong identity in the local community

Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality set out to be the best hotel owner and operator in the business. We’re talking figuratively, progressively and aggressively breaking the mold of the hospitality industry. As one of the U.S’s top hospitality management, investment and development companies, Sage is on a fast trajectory of growth and performance. Building upon what we do best—establishing some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world. Sage’s portfolio currently consists of over 60 hotels and 15 restaurants located in 20 states with approximately 6,000 associates. With nearly $1B under management, the company’s portfolio of high quality hotels including luxury and independent boutique properties, as well as premium-branded select and full-service properties operating under the Marriott, Hilton, Starwood and Hyatt brand family flags. The company strives to be recognized by its customers as the best in the business – creating places that people go to, not through.

Job Title:

Director of Sales

Location Name:

Homewood Suites Boulder

City:

Boulder

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.

Posting Overview:

The Director of Sales is responsible for the overall revenue ad market share results of the hotel and demonstrating great leadership. Implements strategies that support the positioning of the property. Partners with the General Manager and the Executive Committee to advise, guide and support on various sales functions and initiatives. Ensures financial and revenue goals are achieved and sales productivity benchmarks are met.

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; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

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; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Knowledge/Skills

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

Able to professionally communicate and present, verbally and written.

Able to develop and present budgets and financial reports.

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. Develop strong internal and customer relationships. Set and manage priorities and plan activities in advance.

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

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

CO