Director of Sales

Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus

6614 Whittlesey Boulevard

Columbus, GA 31909

Telephone (706) 568-3545

91 Room All Suite
Managed By Aperture Hotels

Great company, full benefits, 401k, bonus potential, PTO, On the job training

Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus
Columbus, GA

Are you a people person with experience in hotel sales? Are you a Sales Manager or Director of Sales looking for a great company? Look no further - this may be the position for you!

Compensation: $60,000

Great benefits including:

  • Employer Matching 401K Retirement Plan
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • FREE life insurance
  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Management training
  • Bonus Potential

Aperture Hotels is an established hotel management company with a management portfolio of well-known brands including Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites, Hotel Indigo, Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton Inn and Suites, Fairfield Inn and Suites, Holiday Inn Express, Home2, Tru, as well as an Independent. 

We offer a dynamic work environment with avenues for professional and personal growth. Aperture strives to create a positive work environment where team members feel like they are part of family, receive a high level of respect, and are recognized for their merits and accomplishments.

We are seeking an individual to make a meaningful difference, who embodies the core values that are integral to our success:

  • Be Transparent and Accountable
  • Be Actively Curious
  • Embrace Growth
  • Create Value for Stakeholders
  • Commit and Care

This position will be responsible for generating top line revenue to meet or exceed budget expectations for the property. Responsibilities include effectively soliciting existing/potential accounts and business generators to contribute to the overall revenue of the hotel. Through the use of provided tools, the ideal candidate must be able to effectively communicate with both clients and management and be a motivated, self-starter as well as able to take direction with a desire to contribute to the success of the property and the entire company.

Requirements:

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Achieve monthly top line revenue goals and increase the market share of the hotel. 
  • Seek out new business generators and strive to build and maintain relationships with them. 
  • Use negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts, while adhering    to   the established parameters and policies of the hotel. 
  • Train employees the importance of the hotel sales effort and how they can contribute to it. 
  • Manage time effectively. This person will be expected to manage time between sales calls, research, and tasks    assigned. 
  • Conduct research using all methods available, on existing and potential business generators to help gain new    revenue for the hotel. 
  • Must be able to respond to inquiries in a timely manner even when away from hotel. 
  • Act as the 'face and voice' of the properties in the community. 
  • Maintain strong relationships with top producing clients. 
  • Perform other duties as requested by management. 

Qualified candidates must meet the following criteria: 

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Strong customer service and problem solving skills 
  • Professional demeanor 
  • Excellent listening skills 
  • Exceptional detail in follow-up 
  • Strong computer skills
  • Must have reliable access to vehicle for transportation 

Education/Experience: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of two years of work experience in hotel sales field is preferred.
  • Compensation based on experience. Bonus plan available for successful attainment of specified goals.

Employment and job discrimination is prohibited by several federal and state laws including, but not limited to, Title V11, EPA, ADEA, and ADA. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical handicap, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, political belief, or any other characteristic protected by law. Aperture Hotel thrives in a diverse environment and seeks to celebrate differences and their positive impact on growth. For more information, employees and/or candidates are encouraged to visit www.eeoc.gov.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus

91 Room All Suite

Explore historic Columbus

Minutes from Columbus Metropolitan Airport and the Columbus Convention Center our spacious suites offer fully equipped kitchen, living, and dining areas perfect for a short or extended stay. Nearby attractions include Fort Benning, the Coca-Cola Space Science Center, the National Infantry Museum, and Callaway Gardens. Breakfast and WiFi are free and our complimentary evening socials are offered Monday – Thursday.