Director of Sales

Holiday Inn Express Tallahassee - I-10 E
Tallahassee, FL

Holiday Inn Express Tallahassee - I-10 E

1653 Raymond Diehl Road

Tallahassee, FL 32308

Telephone (850) 386-7500

Posted January 11, 2021

Holiday Inn Express Tallahassee North (134 rooms)

We are looking for someone who can direct, control, and implement all strategies and activities to generate and maximize overall revenue, through marketing, sales, promotion, advertising, and public relations that will impact positively on all operating departments of the hotel.

To support the and maximize room revenue; maintain positive communications; contribute to the overall direction and operation of the hotel and to effectively control and minimize all marketing expenses while exceeding budgeted revenues and occupancy.  We are seeking someone with an outstanding personality, can thrive under pressure and maintains strong organizational skills.  

Job Requirements


Essential Requirements:

¨ Develops and implements strategic marketing and sales plans and forecasts to achieve budgeted objectives for Room Revenues.

¨ Manages sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordingly.

¨ Directs market channel development activity and coordinates sales distribution by establishing target accounts, quotas, and goals.

¨ Represents hotel at local Chamber of Commerce/Economic Development meetings to promote hotel and develop referral relationships.

¨ Meets with key clients, assisting sales team with maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing deals.

¨ Monitors competitor rates, key accounts and PR activities.

¨ Develop, maintain, and implement creative packages to fill identified need periods in all markets.

¨ Active solicitation of key accounts to generate direct sales.

¨ Develop, maintain, and implement the budgeting and forecasting process.

¨ Ensure that all administrative procedures are in place and functioning effectively.

¨ Ensure that all required reports are completed on a timely basis.

¨ Promote high visibility of hotel through active involvement in industry associations and trade shows.

¨ Ensure a challenging and exciting environment to encourage full career development and personal growth.

¨ Conduct effective Sales meetings on a regular and consistent basis. 

¨ Work closely with and maintain positive relationship with local business.

- Participates with charity organizations as a member of community.

- Participates in MOD program  

Hotel Specific Essential Functions:

¨ Read and be knowledgeable about hotel Business and Marketing Plan.

¨ Read and be knowledgeable about hotel Profit and Loss Statements. 

¨ General knowledge of computers, operating systems, proficiency with “Sales” operating systems.

¨ Familiar with hotel operating systems and hotel industry.

¨ Read and understand all Sales reports from Sales System.

Holiday Inn Express Tallahassee - I-10 E

135 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Perfectly situated just off Interstate 10 at Exit 203. Whether visiting us for business or pleasure, we are the hotel for you! Located eight short miles from the downtown area, your business groups or leisure visits will be in a stress free area and still give you easy access to all areas of Tallahassee.

Holiday Inn Express Tallahassee East offers everything from a leisurely morning beside the outdoor pool to a convenient Business Center & in-room work desks. Guests also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and our complimentary signature Express Start Breakfast. We have a 24-hour Fitness Center on site & All New Accommodations!

A quick walk to several excellent restaurants.

Only minutes away from FSU's Doak Campbell Stadium and Bobby Bowden Field and FAMU's Bragg Stadium for all things Football! If it's quieter, more serene surrounds you desire, visit nearby Maclay Gardens & Oven Park.