Sage Hospitality Resources Associate Director of Sales in Minnetonka, Minnesota
Sage Hospitality is set to hire an Associate Director of Sales for the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest. You will contain a creative spirit that makes this Marriott come to life, all the while precisely managing the operation keeping the hotel profitable.
Experience a re-energized hotel near Minneapolis offering an ideal location, nestled amongst walking paths and perfect for outdoor events, yet close to highways and attractions. The Minneapolis Marriott Southwest, a premier hotel in Minnetonka, MN, provides a haven for relaxing and socializing with an open lobby and our restaurant, Blue Birch, a perfect spot to eat, drink and gather.
Associate Director of Sales
Minneapolis Marriott Southwest
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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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