Hotel Sales Director
ABOUT THE INN at PATRICK SQUARE: ------------------- In the heart of the Patrick Square community, one hotel in Clemson, South Carolina offers an authentic, traditional setting overlooking a beautiful Village Green. This unique journey of history and legacy begins with a friendly greeting and the story of Thomas Green and Anna Maria Calhoun Clemson’s significant gift to South Carolina. Elegant interior spaces offer visitors, business travelers, alumni, and locals a sophisticated boutique lodging destination. The Inn at Patrick Square is Southern hospitality and luxury…Clemson-style.
So…don your Purple and Orange and join our terrific team!
WHO WE'RE SEEKING: ------------------------ We're seeking a unique individual who will embody the heart and soul of Clemson while caring deeply about our brand and community – someone who acts as an extension of our mission, values, and culture. This person is driven to create meaningful experiences for groups, events, guests, our team members, and community while simultaneously ensuring the success and profitability of the Inn at Patrick Square. We want to work with someone who brings a spirit of fun, authenticity, collaboration, and genuine hospitality to their life and work. We are seeking an individual who has the ability to communicate the experience that is the Inn at Patrick Square. We have poured our passion, energy, and enthusiasm into crafting an extraordinary place and brand – and we know that the right sales leader for The Inn at Patrick Square will be as inspired and passionate about this dynamic experience as we are. An eye for detail and flawless execution, a genuine caring for people, a belief in the power of community, and the desire to create extraordinary experiences drive us. You must apply if these things also drive you!
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: --------------------------- Lead by example and ensure you are visible and available when on the Hotel grounds; you are a participant in the full spectrum of the guest experience
Develop, nurture, and maintain relationships within the community – we want people to know and respect your name
Participate in civic and collegiate organizations wherever possible and practical to help promote the Inn at Patrick Square brand – Be the Brand Ambassador
Drive the sales process to include new client acquisition and relationship maintenance and development
Continually enhance the experience through cutting edge operating philosophies and Inn at Patrick Square “touchpoints of distinction” – Never rest on yesterday’s laurels
Exceed expectations through thoughtful detailing and servicing of all groups and events
Utilize all tools available to discover new/emerging market segments and business opportunities
Monitor the P&L and other business reports and take action accordingly
Author the marketing plan to provide a roadmap of efficiency in deployment of personal resources
Maximize Inn at Patrick Square event space and guest room occupancies through sound analysis and business cases
Oversee operations of the Inn at Patrick Square in the absence of the General Manager
Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the General Manager
MUST HAVES: ----------- Passion for and commitment to providing genuine hospitality
Fearless, with exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills
Engaging personality that inspires confidence
Entrepreneurial spirit and innovative mindset
Kindness, integrity, and a belief in the potential of people
Strong business acumen enhanced by a creative mind
Unwavering desire to foster a loyal connection to The Inn at Patrick Square Brand Experience
A love for the history of Clemson, South Carolina and Clemson University
Ability to articulate and sell The Inn at Patrick Square experience
Superior attention to detail
QUALIFICATIONS: --------------- Minimum of 1-2 years of hotel or related sales experience.
Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management, Business, or related field preferred
The Inn at Patrick Square offers a comprehensive benefits package including: Personal and professional growth opportunities
Workplace culture with heart and soul
Career experience of a lifetime
Pre-employment background screening will be conducted. DFWP/EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans