Sage Hospitality Resources Director of Sales in Bridgewater, New Jersey
Sage Hospitality is in search of an experienced, enthusiastic Director of Sales to join the team at the Hyatt House in Bridgewater, New Jersey. We are looking for a proactive go-getter that can also be a leader and mentor to junior level team members. Past Hyatt experience is a huge plus. The beautiful Hyatt House has a resort like feel to it, with outdoor BBQ’s, a fabulous fire pit and outdoor pool that our guests love during the summer months. Guests use our free 5 mile hotel shuttle to visit sports stadiums, museums, shopping and more. We are close to MetLife and ten minutes from the Bridgewater Rail Station. Suites with ample space: Rooms replete with spacious features, from separate living areas to fully-equipped kitchens.
Ideal location: Guests can explore Somerset County for family-friendly activities like The Airsoft Factory or romantic getaways to Duke Island Park
Thinking long-term: Guests save money with extended-stay amenities like free Wi-Fi, parking, shuttle rides, breakfasts and more
Tasty eats around the corner: Steakhouses are just minutes away and guests can start the night with a drink onsite at our H Bar
Larger-than-life meetings: Rely on nearby companies and 1,500 sq. ft. of flexible conference space for groups of up to 60 people
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.
Director of Sales
Hyatt House Bridgewater
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Understand and follow verbal/written instructions. Develop strong internal and customer relationships. Set and manage priorities and plan activities in advance.
Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.
4+ years of hotel sales experience
General office equipment: computer, typewriter, copier, facsimile, telephone, calculator, etc.
Office environment, weather exposure when making sales calls
Full Time - Regular