White Lodging DIRECTOR OF SALES in Houston Galleria, Texas

Candidate must have the following skills and experience:

3-5 years of hotel sales leadership experience, knowledge of local area a plus!

Hands-on professional with a passion to motivate others and a willingness to personally demonstrate a successful method of selling beyond goals and expectations

Have knowledge and experience in writing, directing and executing marketing and action plans annually and quarterly

Excellent skills in team building, selecting talent, training, mentoring and developing a sales team and achieving goals

Extensive experience in managing the daily operations, directing the effort, executing and exceeding weekly sales call goals, teleprospecting calls, hotel site tours and cold calls goals

Effective communication skills to establish strong customer relationships and repeat business opportunities through a pro-active leadership style

Managing the sales effort through forecasting, budgeting and yield management to achieve and exceed top line goals

Drive revenues through new business opportunities and develop a strong customer base

Pro-active sales approach to saturate and penetrate accounts that meet the hotels quarterly goals

Professional and effective written correspondence, proposals, bids and follow-up must be demonstrated

Creativity, enthusiasm, passion and drive are required to be successful in this position