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Director of Sales

Company: The Olympia Companies
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Coming in 2023, Aurora, Colorado's newest boutique hotel, The Benson Hotel and Faculty Club, salutes the spirit of the west - a land where business leaders, global thinkers, conversationalists, students and teachers, writers and artists, surveyors, and inventors embrace innovation. Featuring a full-service bar and restaurant to serve as a community gathering place. -This is an exciting opportunity to create a team meant for you and join a company with an outstanding track record for success! -The Director of Sales (DOS) is responsible for ramping up this new hotel and faculty club, prospecting for new opportunities, establishing rates, negotiations, and maintenance of all accounts. Also, creating relationships with all departments at the medical campus as well as digging into every market segments, ensuring that revenues meet or exceed budgets, developing a growing mix of business that enhances the hotel's value and ultimate bottom line. As part of the revenue team, the DOS is responsible for all booking and group revenue decisions made in the best interest of the property. This position supports, supervises, and develops the Sales Managers/Catering Managers and Coordinators to enable them to work independently and as a team successfully in their area of expertise. This is a selling position.Benefits and pay range

  • This is a salaried position plus year-end bonus potential
  • This position qualifies for a full benefits package including medical, dental, short-term disability, 401K plus matching potential, life insurance, and hotel travel benefits.Hotel and management company links
    • Required
      • Leadership - ability to effectively motivate, mentor, coach & counsel others to perform well (including appropriate documentation)
      • Customer Service - deliver hospitable service that is attentive, friendly, efficient and courteous; demonstrate patience, tact and diplomacy
      • People Skills - ability to collaborate, create rapport, and work effectively with others; earn and maintain trust and respect
      • Communication Skills - ability to effectively listen & communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing
      • Problem-Solving & Analytical Skills - ability to identify the issue, collect and analyze information to understand the problem and effectively resolve. Identify, recommend, and implement best practices
      • Judgment & Discretion - appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information
      • Organizational & Time Management Skills - ability to appropriately schedule time to meet job demands, multi-task, prioritize, follow through, and work efficiently with limited supervision
      • Aptitude & Adaptability - ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities and business needs
      • Composure - ability to maintain composure and work under pressure, managing stress to meet business demands. (Calmly handle all customer and employee interactions & issues)
      • Attention to Detail - ability to follow instructions and achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing tasks
      • Computer skills/ Technical Aptitude - proficiency in computer technology, i.e. e-mail, MS Word, Excel, & other hotel related systems. Utilize technology to enhance organizational efficiency
      • Training - ability to share knowledge and act as a resource in teaching others to perform tasks efficiently and safelyExperience / Education5 year's hotel & sales experience needed. Must have strong background in hotel sales. Must be very knowledgeable with social media, digital media and content management. College education and/or equivalent work experience; Delphi.fdc a plus. Must have strong writing and communication skills. Hotel opening experience preferred.Application InstructionsWe are looking to have a candidate selected and in place by July 1, 2022. -We will be reviewing applicants and contacting potential candidates by mid-June. -Job also viewable at

Keywords: The Olympia Companies, Aurora , Director of Sales, Executive , Aurora, Colorado

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