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Director of SalesStaybridge Suites Auburn - University AreaAuburn, AL
A property of: Marshall Hotels & Resorts
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Job Description

Become Part of the Marshall Team……

Marshall Hotels & Resorts is a premium management company responsible for an eclectic group of branded and independent hotels throughout the United States.  We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced hospitality professional to join our team at the beautiful newly renovated Staybridge Suites Auburn as a Director of Sales who can help lead the property to sustainable success. 

Joining the Marshall Team gives you a rewarding career opportunity with a nationally ranked hospitality management company that focuses on customer satisfaction and personal growth.  We pride ourselves in continually seeking motivated team members who believe guest service is the top priority.

First and foremost, we are all here to assist our guests.  Everything else is secondary.  If you don’t see our associates assisting a guest, you’re bound to watch them assisting someone who is…….Mike Marshall, President & CEO 

You can expect to experience strong and supportive leadership, transparent and effective management of our human resources, employee engagement, a collaborative and supportive culture and a strong track record in staff retention, learning, professional development and growth across the whole organization.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for proactively soliciting and managing group / catering related opportunities.
  • Actively upsells each business opportunity to maximize revenue.
  • Continue relationships with current clients and identify new business from a result of the relationship.
  • The ability to actively sell using a “grass root” sales mentality.
  • Use of internet prospecting to identify and close new business.
  • Work with Regional Sales Director to achieve required personal and team related sales goals.
  • Have current knowledge of hotel rates, strategies, discounts, and promotions.
  • Respond to all sales inquiries, RFP’s, and other leads accurately, timely and in a professional manner.
  • Type correspondence, reports, and necessary forms i.e. contracts, as well as prepare proposals or other letters as directed
  • Responsible for driving customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience. 
  • Team management experience required.
  • Other duties as determined by hotel management.

In addition to a great work environment, our talented team enjoys:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Sales bonus program 
  • Professional development and growth
  • Paid time off for vacation, holiday and sick
  • Company-sponsored medical plans including dental, vision, life, LTD, STD, ALLSTATE plans for Accident / Critical Illness / Hospital, Legal Shield plan, Identity Shield plan, and Flexible Spending Plans for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Room discounts at all Marshall-managed hotel locations

A History of Excellence

Who We Are

Founded in 1980 by industry icon Charles Marshall, Marshall Hotels & Resorts (MH&R) is a full-service hotel management company that specializes in all property segments, from roadside, independent hotels to four-star, beachfront resorts, throughout the United States. MH&R’s typical hotels average 100 to 500 rooms in urban, business, suburban and resort locations. In addition to a variety of non-branded hotels, MH&R works with virtually all major hotel franchise companies, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, InterContinental Hotel Group, Hyatt Hotels Corp., Radisson, Choice Hotels, Best Western Hotels & Resorts and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. 

Thank you in advance for your interest in considering this opportunity with Marshall Hotels & Resorts. If you decide this opportunity isn’t the right fit for you, please visit our website to view other opportunities at www.marshallhotels.com 

Job Requirements

 JOB REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 2 years of Director of Sales experience in hospitality.
  • Branded hotel experience preferred; IHG experience highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Sales Systems, Word, Excel.
  • Complete required Sales Reports.
  • Ability to read and decipher financial reports and records.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to travel if needed.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • The ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Details

Senior level
Full-time
Bonus Plan

About this location

class:
Midscale
room Count:
51-100
location Type:
Suburban

Values

Commitment
Customer Service
Family
Integrity
Personal Growth
Relationships
Teamwork

Perks

401(K)
Commuter Benefits
Company Discounts
Company Outings
Counseling
Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance
Family Medical Leave
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Health Insurance Benefits
Job Training
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Paid Time Off
Parental Leave
Pet Insurance
Vision Benefits
Staybridge Suites Auburn - University Area
Welcome to the Brand New Staybridge Suites Auburn–University Area
This pet friendly hotel offers apartment style suites with fully equipped
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Address2061 South College Street, Auburn, AL, 36832 View map
Property typeHotel 
classMidscale 
room Count51-100 
location TypeSuburban 

People (3)

Andres OrozcoGeneral Manager“My experience with MHR has been very rewarding. I believe this company believes in giving opportunities of growth to its members and supports them through the process. In an industry with such a high turnover rate, it is refreshing to be part of a management company that likes to develop its members to further their careers.”
Michael P. MarshallPresident & CEO“Since the beginning in 1980 we have operated as a family company and we truly care about the well-being of our employees. Without the great staff we have had to work with over the years we would not have been able to grow as we have. That growth offers opportunities for advancement and we wish to promote from within as often as possible. We value all of those who continue to work with us and welcome new members to our hotel family.”
Patty WeistDirector of Sales, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Binghamton, NYDOS of the Year 2018 FULL SERVICE “I have worked as the Director of Sales under the management of Marshall Hotels and Resorts for the last 3 years. Marshall has granted me the opportunity to attain and surpass both my personal and professional goals. Under the direction of Marshall, I have been able to lead my team with confidence, enthusiasm and determination for today and the future.”

Culture (11)

American Hotel & Lodging Educational FoundationTo help people build careers, improve their lives, and strengthen the lodging industry through tools, resources and education.
We are a proud supporter of Women Supporting WomenTo provide awareness, education and support to all those affected by breast cancer.
Atlantic General HospitalA non-profit community-centered hospital serving the lower eastern shore.
Eva's VillageBreaking the cycle of poverty and addiction through community recovery and support services.
Junior Achievement of the Eastern ShoreVolunteers helping to prepare today's students for a bright future by fostering life skills.
Maggie's MissionA 100% volunteer organization dedicated to saving dogs, cats and horses and finding them forever homes.
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