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Director of Sales & Marketing

Director of Sales & Marketing

Dream Hollywood
Hollywood, CA

Full-Time
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Description

Crescent Hotels & Resorts is seeking a Director of Sales & Marketing for the Dream Hollywood, a luxury hotel in the heart of Los Angeles, that celebrates the iconic style and distinctive energy of Southern California.

At Crescent Hotels & Resorts, we are a team of hospitality professionals that are deeply connected to & proud of the exceptional experiences we provide for our guests. More than that, we know our Associates are the shining stars of what we do!

We understand what it takes to be a part of something great. We will encourage you to bring your true self to work every day, we will celebrate you and we will cheer you on as you shine bright in your career journey. Whether it be our health & wellness programs, best in class learning and development or our travel discounts that ‘feed your inner explorer’, we work hard to create and deliver on what YOU need. We are ready for you to start your journey with us where You Belong. We Care. Shine Bright

We are committed to providing you with:

  • Excellent compensation package with an annual salary range of $140-$160k annually
  • Operational incentive plan eligibility
  • An exceptional benefit plan for eligible associates & your family members
  • 401K matching program for eligible associates
  • Discounts with our Crescent managed properties in North America for you & your family members

Here is what you will be doing each day:

  • Direct the solicitation efforts of the sales staff through effective oral and written communication while overseeing rate, date and space commitments for group room sales within the hotel.
  • Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline and/or termination when appropriate.
  • Ensure training programs are conducted regularly and Crescent standards of performance are met. Give guidance and counsel staff toward improvement.
  • Compile and/or direct the preparation of reports pertaining to the operation of the Sales Department to include, but not limited to the annual and monthly Forecast, Marketing Budget, Lead Management System, Booking Report, star reports and Sales Meeting minutes.
  • Coordinate ongoing research of the travel industry to detect market trends and related information for development of new marketing strategies. Make reasonable recommendations to improve potential from various markets.
  • Develop and conduct persuasive verbal sales presentations to prospective clients. Internally promote Crescent programs.
  • Meet with and entertain clients some of which will require travel.
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to the staff.
  • Initiate preparation of computerized annual Sales & Marketing Plan and execute plans as outlined, critically examining and adjusting as deemed necessary by current market conditions.

Does this sound like you?

  • Previous experience as a Director of Sales & Marketing in a hotel setting
  • Lifestyle experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent time management and problem resolution skills.
  • Must have the ability to communicate in English.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Dream Hollywood

178 Room Hotel

For its Los Angeles debut, Dream Hotels introduces its west coast flagship to the palm-lined streets of Los Angeles. At the corner of Selma Avenue and N. Cahuenga Boulevard, tucked among the scenic Hollywood Hills, Dream Hollywood boasts 178 playfully sophisticated guest rooms with subtle nods to the mid-century modern aesthetic iconic to Los Angeles. Designed by award-winning firm the Rockwell Group, Dream Hollywood unveils the most coveted playground in Los Angeles, featuring accommodations with unparalleled views and luxurious guest amenities such as TAO Group’s opulent restaurants, including TAO, Beauty & Essex, and The Highlight Room, the city's swankiest rooftop Pool, Lounge, and Grill.