Account Director, Global Sales, New Delhi

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India GSO


Job description

The Account Director, Global Sales Delhi ,manages and provides dedicated support to a targeted portfolio of complex GSO accounts. The position builds and maintains business relationships with key buying influences in order to achieve account market share goals across all Marriott Lodging brands.  The primary focus is on opportunities to increase preference and loyalty, and improve the overall buying process by emphasizing an ease of doing business with Marriott’.  In the role of Account Director, Global Sales Delhi, this position has direct accountability for strategic sales activities within their assigned accounts. 
Business Context:
The role of the Account Director, Global Sales Delhi is to support the GSO vision and mission by leveraging Marriott’s products and services as a  team member within their assigned account portfolio.  By utilizing the processes of strategic account management and team-based sales, this position will be responsible for increasing Marriott’s preference, loyalty and profitable share within their assigned accounts and contribute to overall GSO success through the direct sales efforts of Revenue Generation and Value Creation.
The Account Director, Global Sales Delhi develops Strategic Account Plans and executes activities for each account, to drive financial results, customer satisfaction and market integration in a direct sales environment.  The Account Director, Global Sales Delhi engages appropriate account team members and initiates pull-through activities in source and destination markets.
Candidate Profile
  •  Ability to use standard software applications, such as MS Office, Excel and Marriott International systems SFAWeb, ISAC and MarRFP.
  • Interpret financial statements, e.g., P&L statements, annual reports, as appropriate, to assist in the formulation of an account plan.
  • Articulates the financial benefits of a proposal as it pertains to the customer’s business objectives.
  • Brings cross-functional and cross-business knowledge to bear in developing business solutions.
  • Develops strategic sales plan with actionable steps to attain revenue goals.
  • Expresses oneself clearly, concisely and effectively in written and verbal settings.  
  • Minimum 8 years experience in hospitality and travel industry sales, with emphasis on business travel, group ,business and leisure  travel
  • Prior experience at a hotel property in the capacity of a team leader
  • Prior experience in Group Intermediary, Corporate and Travel Management Company account management
  • Experience with group sales process
  • Demonstrates self confidence, high energy and enthusiasm
  • Professional appearance and manner
  • Advance problem solving and analytical skills and shows confidence in decision making
  • Strong presentation skills with ability to present ideas, expectations and information in a concise well -organized manner
  • Team player and coach with exceptional communication skills
Skills and Knowledge
  • Ability to engage with account’s preferred strategic suppliers (e.g., channel partners, intermediaries, travel management companies) to collaborate and strengthen the overall relationship, and to ensure that key deliverables satisfy the end user.
  • Ability to use standard software applications, such as MSOffice, SFA, Isac etc.
  • Acts decisively to recover from mistakes; knows how to develop/propose/initiate solutions and when to involve leader.
  • Acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.
  • Approaches opportunities with curiosity and open-mindedness; displays creativity and innovation. Crafts offers that leverage and capitalize on cross-organizational strengths that demonstrate value beyond just the product or service being sold.
  • Can effectively articulate the financial benefits of a proposal as it pertains to the customer’s business objectives.
  • Collects and analyzes key information about the customer’s business and/or operation.
  • Delivers clear, evenly paced presentations and tailors message to appropriate audience.
  • Delivers on commitments to customers, supervisors and peers.
  • Develops opportunity sales plan with actionable steps to attain revenue goals.  Holds self and others accountable for achieving results.
  • Displays leadership in understanding the agendas and perspectives of others.
  • Expresses oneself clearly, concisely and effectively in written and verbal settings.
  • Expresses self well in groups and in one-on-one conversations.
  • Gains the confidence and trust of others through their own authenticity and ethical standards.
  • Generates enthusiasm for ideas; wins support from others; negotiates persuasively.
  • Identifies cultural influences that impact account relationships and deliverables.
  • Identifies and acts on near term sales opportunities and forecast longer term sales opportunities, in alignment with Marriott’s business needs.
  • Is adept at marshalling people resources when “influencing without authority.”
  • Keeps up-to-date on, and leverages available resources to meet the objectives of Marriott/Account initiatives.
  • Knows the strengths and weaknesses of competitors; leverages strengths and counters competitive threats.
  • Listens patiently and carefully to input; clarifies others’ points of view; listens well in a group setting.
  • Negotiates terms and conditions, commitments, and customer issues that balance the needs of the customer with the needs of the business.
  • Shares credit with others.
  • Uses understanding of customer’s organizational structure to enhance account management.
  • Works effectively leading and participating in a ‘virtual’ team-based environment
Education or Certification
  • Qualification in hospitality management, business administration or a related field strongly preferred
  • MBA is preferred not mandatory
  • English language written and spoken.
Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed.  We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration.  So, we ask, where will your journey take you?

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.


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Bengaluru, India
Sales & Marketing
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