Director of Sales & Marketing

The Fontaine

Location: US - MO - Kansas City

Jan 13, 2018
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Company Info

Join one of the fastest growing lifestyle hospitality companies and enhance your career! Pivot Hotels & Resorts, the lifestyle and luxury division of Davidson Hotels & Resorts, operates with a deep-rooted passion for continuous innovation, exceptional service delivery, revenue generation, inspired marketing and financial responsibility. As disruptors of the status quo, we intend to spark a movement honoring our community, the adventure-minded traveler and work-hard-play-harder road warrior through distinctive design, bespoke wellness offerings, philanthropic endeavors and locally sourced, internationally influenced food and beverage. Constituted by some of the most accomplished leaders in lifestyle hospitality, Pivot Hotels & Resorts caters to today’s experience-seeking, adventurous traveler through inspiring design, thoughtful service, and one-of-a-kind experiences at each of its hotels and resorts. At Pivot Hotels & Resorts, we know that it is the people who operate our hotels that make the difference between average and exceptional performance. So we want you to join us to be the difference! More information can be found at www.pivothotels.com.

Property Info

Located in the heart of Kansas City's best upscale shopping at Country Club Plaza, The Fontaine is a sophisticated, new destination for business and leisure travel. Walk across custom tile mosaics inset into the gleaming marble floor, enjoy intricately carved wood paneling and playful Renaissance artwork adorning the walls and marvel at the hand-blown Venetian glass chandeliers floating overhead. Each detail is designed to delight the senses while setting a scene of serene sophistication—a place in which guests are both dazzled and utterly relaxed. With over 5,700 square feet of flexible meeting space, as well as a rooftop restaurant, bar, and pool, The Fontaine is one of Kansas City’s finest hotels. Come join our team today!

Position Info

The Director of Sales and Marketing (DOSM) has direct oversight of the sales operation of the hotel. The DOSM has a primary responsibility to maximize profit by effectively supervising sales force of the department, coordinating sales and marketing budget, establishing room rates, create and execute effective marketing that supports all sales, and overseeing group and transient sales. Additional responsibilities include maintaining effective involvement with key community organizations, upholding key relationships with previous clients, and maintaining customer satisfaction as the driving philosophy of the business.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelors degree required or equivalent experience
• 5+ years progressive hotel sales experience
• Minimum 2 years hotel sales leadership experience or equivalent
• Ability to execute a Sales and Marketing Plan to enhance revenue
• Established relationships within the agency community
• Negotiation/interpretation of contracts skills
• Business communication skills both written and verbal
• Proficient in Microsoft Suites
• Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM systems.
• Present confidence and a professional appearance.
• Willing to relocate.

EOE/AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test, background check, and job assessment required.
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Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
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Hotel/Resort
Corporate Office / Executive, Sales