• Director of Sales

    Posted May 30, 2019

    Director of Sales

    Job overview

    As a Director of Sales, you will fill a vital role by implementing the total sales and marketing efforts of the hotel, including securing new accounts, maintaining existing accounts, supervising sales activities and training within the hotel staff, and executing sales and marketing strategies to maximize the profitability of the hotel while maintaining customer satisfaction.

    The ideal candidate will: 

    •  Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and have FUN in a team environment.
    • Have 5 or more years of Hotel Sales Management and Staff Leadership experience.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with key clients in order to produce group and/or convention business, to include room sales, food & beverage sales, catering/banquet services.
    • Direct the scheduling of conventions and group activities at the hotel and coordinates with other hotel-level departments to facilitate services agreed upon by the sales office and prospective clients.
    • Develop and maintain good relationships with officials and representatives of local community groups and companies, and attends out-of-town conventions to generate convention and group business.
    • Execute hotel-level tactical sales and marketing plans to support overall system-wide sales plans/strategies and programs.
    • Recruit, hire, train, and provide career development for all sales personnel; conducts performance evaluations and provides feedback to employees using company hiring standards and guidelines.
    • Provide sales training and development for all front desk personnel to ensure all guest inquiries and needs are consistently executed.
    • Manage the departmental budget and monitors sales activities/performance to ensure actual sales meet or exceed established revenue plan; accurately reports variances/projections.
    • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.

    Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management

    Benefits for Full Time Employees

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
    • 401K retirement plan 
    • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
    • Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
    • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
    • Employee Assistance Program

    *Specific plans for specific positions

    Valley River Inn

    257 Room Hotel

    Our Hotel

    Our historic hotel in Eugene, Oregon offers 257 spacious suites & guest rooms with patios or balconies offering gorgeous views of the Willamette River, the Owen Rose Garden, and our beautifully landscaped courtyards. In addition to our cozy rooms and suites, our Eugene hotel offers an outdoor pool, indoor whirlpool, 24-hour fitness center, and on-site restaurant—the award-winning SweetWaters on the River—that serves innovative Pan-Pacific Northwest cuisine in an elegant riverfront setting.

    We’re located in the heart of Willamette Valley, close to everything you want to see and do in Eugene. Guests can visit your favorite student at the University of Oregon, and take in an Oregon Ducks football game at nearby Autzen Stadium. We close to great shopping and dining next door at Valley River Center and we're also near local wineries and breweries, including Territorial Vineyards, Steelhead Brewery, Hop Valley Brewing, and more. Eugene and its surrounding areas offer fun activities for all ages, and we put our guests in the middle of it all.