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Director of Sales

Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston-Clear Lake

401 Bay Area Blvd.

Houston, TX 77058-2622

Telephone (281) 486-7677

Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston-Clear Lake
Houston, TX

Posted September 13, 2019

Director of Sales

Job Summary:

Responsible for the management and execution of the direct sales and marketing program for the hotel.

Essential Job Functions:

- Knows accounts and pending accounts (i.e., volume, trends, rates at other hotels, etc.).

- Understands the consultative sales process and performs client calls .

- Understanding of rate and revenue management & assists with forecasts.

- Spends 50% of time on outside sales.

- Maintains an orderly Sales Office to include sales files and trace system.

- Completes annual marketing plan and budget.

- Fosters an effective team environment through training, mentoring and participating in joint sales calls.

-  Actively participates in business, community, and civic affairs in the local area.

-  Ensures teamwork and enhances cooperation between all departments.

-  Assists in rate and inventory strategy with Revenue Manager and General Manager.

-  Responsible for conducting daily and weekly sales meetings

-  Acts as Manager on Duty as designated by the General Manager.

Necessary Skills and Attributes:

Excellent verbal, comprehension, listening and problem solving skills

Interpersonal and time management skills

Direct sales skills

Guest relation skills

Formal Education:

Certified Hospitality Sales Professional (preferred)

Experience:

Three years Direct Sales experience required.  An intimate working knowledge of market qualification, the consultative selling process and trace management is essential.  In addition, a history with annual revenue and expense budgets is preferred.

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Houston-Clear Lake

92 Room Extended Stay

At A Glance

Offering easy access to downtown Houston, our award-winning hotel is located on the corner of Highway 3 and Bay Area Blvd., close to Interstate 45 and Highway 146. Choose this hotel if you’re flying into Houston Hobby Airport, only 12 miles away.

Our 92 suites feature separate living and sleeping areas and a fully equipped kitchen, including a full-size refrigerator, two-burner stove, coffeemaker, dishwasher and microwave. Watch premium cable channels on the two flat-screen televisions or browse the internet using the WiFi provided in your suite.

Prepare a home-style meal with the groceries you’ve purchased or make a list and leave the shopping to us. Join us each morning for a complimentary hot, full breakfast and Monday through Thursday nights for our evening social.

Work out any time in our 24-hour fitness center or plunge into our outdoor swimming pool. Conduct a conference-style business meeting for 15 people and visit our business center for faxing, photo copying and printing services.

Spend the day visiting attractions, shopping or dining. We are close to Bay Brook Mall, more than 45 restaurants, and attractions such as NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Kemah Boardwalk, Schlitterbahn Water Park and Big League Dreams Park.