The Director of National Sales is responsible for generating group business from a national region/market, in this case the territory includes Northern California, Washington, Oregon and Idaho. The primary objective is to maximize revenue generation and market penetration from within the geographic territory. This includes, but is not limited to the nurturing of existing good accounts and feeder markets, developing known high potential markets and the identification of emerging sources of business. This position serves as a Terranea Resort product expert to the group meetings industry and is also responsible for serving as a positive and knowledgeable advocate of the entire Coral Tree Hospitality portfolio. The position requires a thorough understanding of direct sales, account management, and the distribution channels related to group room sales. Must be able to multi-task, problem solve, manage administrative expectations and be flexible and adaptable to differing situations. Due to the intensity of interaction, excellent inter-personal skills are a must. This position is property based, remote option is not available.
To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A minimum of 3 years experience in a group sales role or closely related direct sales position is required. Prior experience selling a world class resort and/or AAA 4/5 diamond property(s) is preferred, and experience in a property with a dominant group business mix is highly desirable. Knowledge in computer systems related to account and yield management and technical proficiency in Microsoft applications is required. Customer service experience in a high-volume environment is necessary for success in this role, with the ability to problem solve, identify and find solutions. A strong financial competency is highly desired.
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