Director of Sales

Hyatt Place Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area

5700 Bay Street

Emeryville, CA 94608

Telephone (510) 285-9232

Director of Sales

Posted September 11, 2019

R-167309

Seeking a strong HOTEL sales professional with superior communication skills and a proven record of driving revenue. Hyatt experience preferred, however, will consider premium brand experience such as Marriott or Hilton. Minimum 2 years strong hotel sales experience needed.

You LOVE sales; but you’re most passionate about strategically driving peak outcomes and orchestrating talent to make it happen. Does this resonate with you? Then, Interstate’s Director of Sales position may be your next winning lead!

As Director of Sales, you will

  • Manage all aspects of the sales and marketing division. Provide the strategic vision for maximum hotel sales generation and optimal revenue growth.
  • Lead a talented sales team that makes the vision reality. You create an environment energized by the art of the possible, where talented, win-driven professionals are excited to join, learn, exceed their best, and advance. You lead by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching throughout the employment lifecycle.
  • Effectively channel your knowledge of the competitive landscape. Assess the effectiveness of company programs to determine optimum revenues using Interstate system reports and market data, in order to innovate.
  • Forge relationships and build rapport. Cultivate, enhance and leverage external and internal relationships to elevate hotel and market share awareness and drive business.
  • Collaborate with Finance to ensure the division’s sales plan is on budget to meet or exceed revenue expectations and profit goals.

Fundamentals

A four-year degree or equivalent experience or education is required. Five years experience within hotels sales, with two years minimum as department head (such as Director, Group Sales) is required, also. Highly developed written and verbal English communication skills to effectively negotiate, persuade, influence, and sell are critical. Expect local travel, weekly. And, national or international travel is possible four to five times per year.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

Hyatt Place Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area

175 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Hyatt Place Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area is a different kind of hotel designed around the needs of the modern traveler. Situated on the Bay overlooking San Francisco and just across the San Francisco Bay Bridge, between Oakland and Berkeley, our hotel is within minutes of many popular attractions in the Bay Area. At our modern hotel in Emeryville, CA guests will enjoy comfortable rooms, warm service, and all of the essentials they will need to keep their life mobile.

What Guests Love:

  • Roomy Rooms and Suites: 175 brand-new, spacious guestrooms and suites equipped with our plush Hyatt Grand Bed™ and free Wi-Fi.
  • 24/7 Dining: Each morning, guests can enjoy our free A.M. Kitchen Skillet™, serving hot breakfast items, fresh fruit and beverages, or order off our 24/7 Gallery Menu tasty items, like our signature flatbreads.
  • On the Go: The 24/7 Gallery Market offers pre-packaged sandwiches, salads and bottled beverages for moments on the run.
  • Sip and Savor: Our Coffee to Cocktails Bar serves Starbucks® specialty coffees & teas, premium beers, wines, and cocktails. Plus, we have a Sip + Savor Menu featuring home-cooked comforts.
  • Meetings & Events: Hyatt Place Emeryville boasts 1,440 sq. ft. of meeting space with a large pre-function area, perfect for large to intimate meetings or events.