Area Director of Revenue Management

Sage Hospitality Resources   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Business Services

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 357 days ago

Posting Overview:

The Area Director of Revenue Management is responsible for the maximization of revenue, profit, and market share associated with rooms and function space for multiple hotels. Demonstrates excellent leadership skills by educating others and ensures understanding and gains buy-in of the revenue management processes associated with demand, revenue, forecasting, opportunity analysis, and inventory management. Works with hotel leaders to recommend and identify future markets, hotel opportunities, guide hotels sales strategy and pricing for transient, group, and catering.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team.

Knowledge/Skills

Excellent knowledge of transient, group, and catering customer segments.

Excellent personal management skills; time management, meeting deadlines, effective communication and presentations skills.

Excellent understanding of total hotel revenue management concepts, processes, and systems.

Understands both Brand strategies and cultures.

Knowledge of advanced revenue management techniques.

Abilities

Must be extremely confidential and able to manage sensitive and confidential situations tactfully.

Negotiate, convince, sell and influence professionals and or associates.

Ability to work under pressure and have the ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously. Excellent reading and effective writing abilities for completing paperwork and management reports, giving and receiving instructions, review and preparation of all documentation and training

Excellent mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances

Excellent hearing required to discern/resolve employee complaints, issues and participation in meetings for feedback.

Excellent vision required - 100% in review preparation of all documentation - applications, write-ups, reviews.

Sitting 85%, Walking 5%, Standing 5%, bending, kneeling, lifting, climbing 5%

Travel – 30-50% travel to hotel properties required.

Education/Formal Training

Four year degree preferred.

Experience

3-5 years of Revenue Management experience required

Multi-property experience preferred, but not required.

Material/Equipment Used

Operate calculator, telephone, facsimile, computer and copier.

Environment

Prolonged sitting throughout entire shift at computerized workstation in office environment.

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