Director of Sales

Hyatt   •  

San Jose, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 189 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Req ID: SAN020210


HYATT house is an extended-stay, residential-style hotel that aims to provide individual travelers with the feel of a modern condominium. The 125 to 200 room, all-suite properties offer comforts of home such as fully equipped kitchens, flat panel HDTVs and free high-speed internet access. The public space features facilities such as a pool, a fitness center and a business center. A full breakfast every morning and an evening social on weekday evenings are complimentary to guests. HYATT house properties are located in urban, airport and suburban locations and can accommodate small corporate meetings and corporate clients seeking to place their employees on extended assignment.


The Director of Sales has direct oversight of the sales operation of the hotel. The Director of Sales has responsibility of the sales and marketing budget, forecasts, advertising, marketing and business plans, as well as the supervision of a Sales Assistant and Sales Manager. Additional responsibilities include hiring of staff, training, managing and coaching.    The Director of Sales must have thorough experience with professional selling skills: opening, probing, supporting, closing. Must possess exceptional negotiating skills. Must be proficient in general computer knowledge and able to train and monitor the process of sending referrals, setting traces and profiling accounts. Communication and organizational skills are of utmost importance for this position.   Welcome to our new house, HYATT house!


·        College degree required

·        Minimum of 5+ years sales experience, preferably in a hotel capacity

·        Previous supervisory experience required

·        Strong organization and presentation skills

·        Must be able to work independently and simultaneously manage multiple tasks

·        Must be outgoing and a proven self-starter

·        Weekends and Holidays may be required as business needs warrant