maine | Director of Sales in South Berwick, ME

Director of Sales

  • Benchmark Hospitality
  • $124,610.00 - 197,500.00 / Year *
  • 154 Emerys Bridge Rd
  • South Berwick, ME 03908
  • Full-Time
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Benchmark's company culture is central to our management philosophy. The company's stated purpose is \"to provide an entrepreneurial environment where determined people dare to create, share, and build futures.. To be the \"benchmark\" by which all others are judged takes passion, courage, and dedication. We invite you to explore our extraordinary offering of unique opportunities, all with a common goal of providing an unforgettable journey.. Job Description Summary:. Maine's Classic Oceanside Resort & Spa. Spruce Point Inn is a 57-acre resort in a gated community at the entrance to Boothbay Harbor. Accommodations include the historic Inn, classic New England cottages, guestroom lodges and townhouses, all with woodland or ocean views. Guest amenities include two swimming pools, Har-Tru tennis courts, fitness center, sea kayaks and bicycles for guest use and the motor launch Bright Line. Restaurants include the elegant 88, Bogie's pub and the outdoor, seasonal Deck. The resort offers 10,700 sq. ft. of event and meeting space. The sales and conference team work closely with local outfitters to provide team-building activities, excursions on and around Boothbay Harbor and outings tailored to the specific needs of the guests.. Job Description Summary:. The Director of Sales (DOS) is responsible for generating conference business from existing regional and national accounts and for developing new business in markets targeted for growth. In addition to group sales, the DOS will be responsible for a leisure sales effort geared to the luxury segment. The DOS will provide support and oversight to the property's sales manager, whose primary focus is a robust wedding sales effort. Along with the marketing manager and general manager, this individual will be involved in all facets of marketing programming. He or she will work closely with Benchmark global sales and be provided sophisticated business development resources and home office marketing support.. Job Description:. Job Description:. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & WORK EXPERIENCE. Prefer a bachelor's degree or associates with additional experience.. Must have 3+ years of upscale hotel sales experience in the New England market.. Experience in Delphi a plus.. Excellent written and oral communication skills.. Supervisory and personnel management experience.. Assertive, outgoing and self-motivating individual with pleasant personality.. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:. Direct all facets of the group and leisure sales effort to meet or exceed budgeted revenue and departmental profits.. Develop and implement the annual marketing plan and associated budget, monitoring return on investment.. Make personal visits to targeted geographic areas, calling on companies, associations and third-party firms.. Maintain an active role in local/regional business and tourism community.. Achieve personal and team booking production goals.. Set-up site inspections and client familiarization programs.. Attend trade shows and client events as agreed upon in marketing plan.. Work closely with Marketing Manager and General Manager on marketing programming for the resort.. Maintain a positive working relationship with all departments.. MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:. Perform other related duties as requested by the General Manager and Regional VP of Sales & Marketing.. Practice safety standards and report unsafe conditions to the Director of Sales & Marketing.. ENVIRONMENT: indoor office area with carpet. Well-lit with good ventilation.. Guest-dedicated hospitality. Benchmark is a recognized global leader in the management and marketing of resorts, hotels and conference ...
Associated topics: branch manager, management, manager, principal, sales director, sales executive, sales management, supervisor, team leader, territory manager


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.