Director of Sales

Homewood Suites by Hilton Denton

2907 Shoreline Drive

Denton, TX 76210

Telephone (940) 382-0420

Homewood Suites by Hilton Denton
Denton, TX

Posted January 4, 2023

Exciting opportunity to join the Chartwell Hospitality team as a Director of Sales for the Homewood Suites Denton! We're looking for a Director of Sales with the internal drive and passion to exceed expectations and move market share!

Director of Sales

Job Description

The Director of Sales position is responsible for generating top-line revenue to meet or exceed budget expectations for our extended stay-focused Homewood Suites Denton. The sales office consists of a Director of Sales and one sales coordinator selling multiple markets such as Conventions, Corporate, SMERF, Tour and Travel, intermediaries, etc.  Other primary responsibilities include:

  • Achieving monthly top-line revenue goals and increasing the STAR market share of the hotel.
  • Proactively selling the hotel through face-to-face appointments with customers, tele-prospecting, etc.
  • 60% - 70% of overall time should be spent making outside sales calls.
  • Mining for new leads for projects, training, relocations, and all other types of business opportunities and pulling those leads through the sales funnel to close on the business.
  • Participates in sales blitzes and utilizes available business tools to prospect for new business.
  • Evaluates potential business opportunities for the hotel and presents findings as necessary to the GM, SVP of Sales and Revenue Manager.
  • Gains contacts and business intelligence and shows community spirit through involvement in appropriate organizations.
  • Maintains awareness of the sales practices of the hotel's competitive set and is a "product expert" when selling against them.
  • Ensures that he/she adheres to all sales administrative processes that are in place including preparation and submission of reports or internal communications and meets deadlines.
  • Builds strong relationships and loyalty with top producing clients and maintains professional integrity.
  • Trains, manages, and mentors other sales staff and prepares them for future sales positions.

Job Requirements

To be considered for this position, you must:

  • Must have previous hotel sales experience including outside/direct sales experience
  • Have a stable work history
  • Be well-organized and have strong client follow-up
  • Be competitive, self-motivated, and a self-starter.
  • Exhibit exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Have fully functional computer skills including experience with Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Homewood Suites by Hilton Denton

107 Room Extended Stay

Our Hotel

Welcome to the Homewood Suites by Hilton® Denton, TX hotel, idyllically set on Unicorn Lake. Enjoy easy access to Denton’s shopping, restaurant and entertainment scene. Major Denton businesses, including Sally Beauty Supply, Peterbilt Motors, and Denton Regional Medical Center, are minutes away. The hotel is a 10-minute drive from the University of North Texas.

This lakeside Denton, TX hotel offers a homelike setting with a complimentary hot full breakfast every day, and dinner light fare and beverages served Monday through Thursday evenings. Experience all the comforts of home including complimentary internet access.