The Embassy Suites Kansas City - Plaza hotel iswalking distance from Historic Westport, the beautiful Country Club Plaza andthe prestigious Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. This full-service upscaleall-suite hotel is just minutes from Science City at Union Station, DowntownKansas City, the Kansas City Zoo, the Crown Center, Kemper Arena, Bartle HallConvention Center, Kauffman Stadium - Home of the Kansas City Royals, ArrowheadStadium - Home of the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Sprint Arena. The Kansas CityInternational Airport, Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun, the Kansas Speedway, theWoodlands Racetrack and Kansas City''s Nebraska Furniture Mart & Cabelas areall just a short drive away.
Guests of the Embassy Suites Kansas City - Plazahotel stay in spacious two-room suites and receive a complimentarycooked-to-order breakfast and a nightly manager''s reception. High-speedInternet access is available throughout the hotel. The hotel offerscomplimentary parking for hotel guests and a complimentary shuttle servicewithin a two-mile radius of the hotel.
The Director of Sales manages and directs sales staff to secure business travel clients and to establish long-term relationships with these clients. Responds to sales inquiries, initiates new sales, prospects and qualifies leads and solicits potential clients, conducts site visits and answers questions, determines rates, prepares proposals, negotiates contracts, services accounts and analyzes lost business for the hotel/s. Develops sales plans and strategies to meet or exceed established revenue and room night goals. Works with various departments to ensure requested services are provided to customers. Interviews, trains, supervises, counsels, schedules and evaluates staff. Manages the financial aspects of business travel (i.e. forecasting, budgeting, etc.)
What are we looking for?
Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:
- Hospitality - We''re passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
- Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
- Leadership - We''re leaders in our industry and in our communities.
- Teamwork - We''re team players in everything we do.
- Ownership - We''re the owners of our actions and decisions.
- Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline
In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:
- Customer Focus
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!
- Job type
- Fulltime job
- Midtown - Westport, Kansas City, MO, United States
- Sales & Marketing
- Starting in
- As soon as possible