Director of Sales
Oberlin, OH

About the Property

Modern, Progressive, and Thoughtful

The Hotel at Oberlin is located on the campus of Oberlin College. Our guests are at the heart of all we do. 1833 Restaurant, located inside the hotel features a menu inspired by the rich history and progressive future of Oberlin. Our Cool | Crafted |  Classics menu features locally sourced food and beverage offerings. Chef Jim Barnhart, a native of Lorain County, creates fresh, approachable offerings using the latest techniques.
The success of our hotel is driven by the commitment, attitude, and performance of our team members.

 

Achieving a high level of client and guest satisfaction is a challenging task requiring enthusiastic team players in a wide variety of positions. We seek qualified candidates who share our values and the desire to create a warm and professional hospitality environment with a winning attitude. We offer flexible scheduling, competitive pay and benefits, and an environment where we enjoy our work and each other.


We invite you to express your interest by completing the employment form below.

Job Description

Skills  Required

Core Skills:

  • Leadership – ability to effectively motivate, mentor, coach & counsel others to perform well (including appropriate documentation)
  • Customer Service – deliver hospitable service that is attentive, friendly, efficient and courteous; demonstrate patience, tact and diplomacy
  • People Skills – ability to collaborate, create rapport, and work effectively with others
  • Communication Skills – ability to effectively listen & communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing
  • Problem-Solving & Analytical Skills – ability to identify the issue, collect and analyze information to understand the problem and effectively resolve. Identify, recommend, and implement best practices
  • Judgment & Discretion – appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Organizational & Time Management Skills – ability to appropriately schedule time to meet job demands, multi-task, prioritize, follow through, and work efficiently with limited supervision
  • Aptitude & Adaptability – ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities and business needs
  • Composure – ability to maintain composure and work under pressure, managing stress to meet business demands. (Calmly handle all customer and employee interactions & issues)
  • Attention to Detail – ability to follow instructions and achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing tasks
  • Computer skills/ Technical Aptitude – proficiency in computer technology, i.e. e-mail, MS Word, Excel, & other hotel related systems. Utilize technology to enhance organizational efficiency
  • Training – ability to share knowledge and act as a resource in teaching others to perform tasks efficiently and safely

 

Technical Skills:

  • Strong sales & relationship management skills
  • Strong aptitude in working with numbers and comprehending Excel spreadsheets
  • Keyboarding and general office administration skills
  • Digital Marketing – must stay current on digital marketing and social media trends.
  • Business Travel Sales – must have 1 - 3 years’ experience, and strong closing skills.

Experience / Education:        

5 year’s hotel & sales experience needed. Must have strong background in hotel sales. Must be very knowledgeable with social media, digital media and content management. College education and/or equivalent work experience; Delphi.fdc a plus. Must have strong writing and communication skills. Hotel opening experience preferred.

 

Physical Demands:

Traveling to businesses and hotels (with overnight travel), flexible work hours including nights and weekends, especially during months leading up hotel opening; Extended workdays may be required to accomplish tasks and meet workload demands during peak periods. Potentially requires extended periods of walking or standing, computer keying, working at a desk, and viewing spreadsheets and other written material. There is also the potential for kneeling and lifting of objects up to 50 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Location

The Hotel at Oberlin
10 East College St
Oberlin OH, 44074
440-775-7001

Job Overview

TITLE: Director of Sales
DEPARTMENT: Sales & Marketing
FT/PT: Part Time

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