Jobs at Hyatt Brands

Director of Sales

Hyatt Place Jacksonville Airport
Jacksonville, FL

Posted September 1, 2020

Director of Sales

Overview

Crestline Hotels & Resorts is on the hunt for its next Director of Sales at the Hyatt Place Jacksonville Airport!  Situated close to JAX and other attractions, this 127-room hotel is looking for a Director of Sales who will drive market share growth and guest satisfaction. This is a phenomenal opportunity for someone excited to work with a premium brand and Crestline Hotels & Resorts, a company that has continuously been labeled a great company to work for and one of the largest independent hotel management companies in the United States! 

A strong predictor of success for the Director of Sales will be the ability to:

  • Quickly understand market conditions and provide leadership around maximizing opportunities for revenue growth from new and current customer base and nearby competition -- the ability to work with and understand the market around crew/airline business is highly preferred! 
  • Drive a culture of success and effective sales tactics while mentoring the existing sales team
  • Develop cohesion with the General Manager, Revenue Management, and Regional Sales staff to ensure alignment and open communication
  • Possess excellent selling skills and style to connect quickly with customers 

The Director of Sales should also be able to work closely and collaborate effectively with:

  • All key leaders across the hotel to include the General Manager, Assistant General Manager, Front Office Manager, and other Operational Leaders
  • Crestline’s Executive and Regional Sales Leadership, and Revenue Management
  • Additional Corporate Staff and key members across the Corporate level to include Human Resources, Centralized Accounting, and Senior Operations staff
Responsibilities

Key Accountabilities:

  • Strong focus on growth of Total Hotel Revenue and positive RevPAR Index Change Year-Over-Year – your ability to influence and increase these upon starting is key
  • Understanding and execution of the Sales Process to effectively contract group business and secure corporate negotiated rate accounts 
  • Understand and champion the hotel’s overall Business Plan with a strong focus on execution 
  • Ensure a strong understanding of the hotels Comp Set and provide any recommendations to the Field Sales Staff and General Manager 
  • Staff Optimization – ensure all newly hired and current sales staff understand their mission and have the tools to execute successfully on the Business Plan 
  • Develop and get to know key players to include Hotel Ownership and pertinent Field/Corporate Staff 
Qualifications

Experience/Education:

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) with 3-5 years of equivalent work experience – you have a passion for Hotel Sales coupled with a competitive, hunter mentality!
  • Strong understanding of Hotel Sales and Comp Sets with a proven track record of success
  • Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written – your ability to communicate and influence by word and writing is a must
  • A successful track record and experience working with airline/crew business is highly preferred
  • Moderate Computer Skills – you must have the ability to communicate effectively through email as well as manipulate and analyze information quickly from spreadsheets and databases

Preferred Skills and/or Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Select, Focused, or Extended Hotel Stay experience
  • Hyatt brand experience
  • Delphi experience
EEO/AA Employer DisclosureCrestline Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status.

Hyatt Place Jacksonville Airport

127 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

The Hyatt Place Jacksonville Airport is convenient to some of the pristine beaches in Northeast Florida. Our many miles of beaches afford the best beachcombing in north Florida. Stroll over to the nearby River City Marketplace for shopping, entertainment and dining.

Hyatt Place Jacksonville Airport

14565 Duval Road

Jacksonville, FL 32218

Telephone (904) 741-4184