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Director of Sales

  • Common Bonds

Position Type:
  • Full Time

  • First

  • Hotel

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Application Deadline: 2024-12-27 07:56:59

The Common Bond Hotel Collection is looking for a Sales Manager to support their current properties in Bardstown and Louisville!

The Sales Manager is responsible for developing a sales and marketing plan to generate new business and maximize revenue in guest rooms and event spaces. This position will manage sales activities, group and event bookings, and the sales budget to ensure guest satisfaction and department goals are met.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Builds and maintains a client base through outside sales, cold calls, prospecting, networking, referrals, and marketing campaigns.

Respond swiftly and professionally to guest needs and requests and works to meet and exceed guest expectations.

Finalizes contracts for group bookings.

Coordinates with hotel and restaurant staff to plan function details.

Identify new business leads by examining local market trends and competition activities.

Conducts site tours for potential groups and clients.

Represents the properties at trade shows and events. Works with Marketing to prepare brochures, swag, and other necessary items for events and trade shows.

Establish and grow our market share by developing and maintaining relationships with major groups and catering to clients.

Supports the Director of Sales and Marketing in preparing the department budget as well as the hotel's overall sales goals and strategy.

Identifies gap periods and recommends plans to fill. Communicates with team to execute approved plans.

Prepares monthly reporting as requested by the Director of Sales and Marketing.

Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience

Associate or bachelors degree in a related field preferred.

Minimum 2 years of hotel sales and management experience required.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, database management.

Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion while maintaining a high level of professionalism and strict confidentiality.

High level of accuracy/attention to detail.

High degree of emotional intelligence; ability to build and maintain trust with leaders and team members.

Ability to take initiative to overcome issues.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks.

Able to carry out complex written and oral instructions.

Ability to travel to various Weyland Ventures and Common Bond Hotel properties.

About you

You're a people person at heart and enjoy collaborating with other creatives to meet our collective goals and thrive in the market.

You're energized by fast-paced environments and lofty goals.

You're fun.

Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance-driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness, and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Our Company: Weyland Ventures, Weyland Ventures Hospitality, Common Bond Hotel Collection.

Weyland Ventures is a multi-disciplinary real estate development firm known for creating unique mixed-use properties in urban areas across the nation. Considered experts in the use of historic tax credits, new market credits, and other layered financing methods, the company is able to tackle tough projects that typically wouldn't be considered viable to other firms. Our projects incorporate residential, commercial, retail, and entertainment venues that often create new and vibrant neighborhoods while preserving the community's unique heritage.

Are you ready to join our team?

If you feel that you would be right for our company, please fill out our 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.