Director of Sales and Marketing

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/25/2018 3:09 PM)
Requisition ID
2018-22246
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Sales

Overview

Houston Hotel at Westside

 

Houston Westside

 

A peaceful water garden in the atrium lobby of the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside welcomes you with cascading waterfalls, exotic foliage and tropical fish in a beautiful serene setting. This spectacular luxury hotel rests on lush greens and is surrounded by a picturesque two-acre lake. At the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside, unparalleled hospitality complements priceless accommodations to create the ultimate experience. Located a short distance from Houston’s city Centre dining and entertainment complex, the four-diamond Omni Houston Hotel at Westside offers a relaxed and elegant atmosphere.

 

The Omni Houston Hotel at Westside’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. The Omni Houston at Westside’s commitment to serve our associates and nurture their growth has led to the company’s highest rating in associate satisfaction and an impressive internal promotion rate. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside may be your perfect match.

Job Description

To conceive, plan, direct, control and implement all strategies and activities to generate and maximize overall revenues, through marketing, sales, promotion, advertising and public relations that will impact positively on all operating departments of the hotel, thereby resulting in a profitable return on the ownership's investment. To oversee, stimulate, guide and support the Sales operation and the Convention Services Department; work closely with the Catering Department to maximize catering revenues: maintain positive interdepartmental communications; contribute to the overall direction and operation of the hotel and to effectively control and minimize all marketing expenses while exceeding overall budgeted revenues and occupancy.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure full maximization of rooms potential.
  • Maintain emphasis on exceeding established group rate guidelines.
  • Develop, maintain and implement strategies/action plans to generate revenues for the hotel.
  • Stimulate productivity of all sales staff through guidance, development and support.
  • Develop, maintain and implement creative packages to fill identified need periods in all markets.
  • Active solicitation of key accounts to generate direct sales.
  • Maintain Sales Team's focus on a Proactive Solicitation environment.
  • Assist in the achievement of overall Food and Beverage revenue.
  • Design and seize all advertising and public relations opportunities.
  • Develop, maintain and implement the budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Effectively control all marketing expenses to insure optimum operating profit.
  • Ensure that all administration procedures are in place and functioning effectively.
  • Ensure that all required reports are completed on a timely basis.
  • Promote high visibility of hotel through active involvement in industry associations and trade shows.
  • Provide proper collateral and information vehicles to keep customers informed an updated on the hotel.
  • Ensure a challenging and exciting environment to encourage full career development and personal growth.
  • Support and promote all Corporate programs to increase customer awareness of Omni Hotels and ensure that the customer receives the appropriate benefits of each program.
  • Through the Convention Services Department, maintain product and assure the protection and cleanliness of the owner's physical assets.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 5-7 years in a Hotel Sales Leadership role.
  • Ability to interview, supervise and train subordinates.
  • Ability to plan, direct, supervise, monitor and review all sales functions
  • Ability to work independently and exercise judgment to resolve personnel and production issues that arise during daily operations.
  • Ability to review and analyze written reports.
  • Ability to prepare sales, financial, activity, and forecast reports.
  • Ability to access, input and retrieve information using the appropriate computer systems.
  • Ability to communicate successfully and maintain good interpersonal relations with co-workers, sales prospects, guests, vendors, and others via telephone, in writing and in person.

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