Director of Sales and Marketing

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Location
College Station, Texas
Industry
Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 15.00 per hour, $15 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_20441
Contact
Conine, Laura, Spherion
Phone
979.846.7833
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is sourcing a candidate for a sales and marketing position in a local organization. This company will manage a large number of professional level and administrative sales, catering and/or convention employees.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Achieve budgeted revenues and personal/team sales goals and maximize profitability. Participate in the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget, the hotel marketing plan and business plan as well as financial plans.
- Create and implement sales plans that drive measurable incremental occupancy, increase average rates, increase volume, food and beverage and banquet sales.
- Create and develop special events and sales blitzes to showcase the hotel to potential clients. Attend trade shows and major market events locally and nationally to promote new business and increase sales and marketing opportunities for the hotel.
- Develop and maintain relationships with key clients and outside contacts in order to produce group and/or convention business, to include room sales, food and beverage sales and catering/banquet services.
- Schedule conventions and/or business group activities at the hotel and coordinate with other hotel-level departments to facilitate services agreed upon by the sales office and prospective clients.
- Communicate to appropriate departments all pertinent information requirements and special needs for arriving VIPs, large groups and other key guests.
- Develop awareness and reputation of the hotel and the brand in the local community; may serve as the hotel representative for media-related inquiries.
- Work closely with key business leaders, officials and representatives of local community groups within the city to ensure constant high-profile exposure for the hotel.

Working hours: M-F 8-5:30

Skills:
Qualifications:
- Ability to present concepts in new ways and from new perspectives
- Well-versed in using SEO and social media strategies to attract travelers
- Strong prospecting skills and excellent closing skills
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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