Job Summary
Director of Sales
Senior Management
Due date
€65,000 - €70,000 per annum

Director of Sales

Career Vision Recruiters have a fantastic new vacancy for a Director of Sales in Sligo. A hugely interactive role in a fast-paced environment.  This role incorporates the management of an important market segment within this hotels business mix. This key role within a dynamic sales team, demands great administration skills combined with excellent communication skills. The role offers the candidate a prominent position within the centre of the corporate landscape.


Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • To ensure effective management of key corporate accounts and to recognise and capitalise on all opportunities from these existing accounts and maintain them to their optimum level.
  • Solicit, confirm and negotiate transient accounts including negotiating rates and confirming contracts that ensure targeted budget achievement.
  • Proactively prospecting new accounts for the property, and following sales process through to convert into ‘producing’ accounts.
  • Manage annual RFP process for each individual targeted account including account and market intelligence and pricing recommendations to maximize hotel profitability and secure travel program inclusion.
  • Analyse monthly intelligence reports and hotel GDS production reports and develop business from same.
  • Identify key competitors and carry out regular competitor analysis, monitoring their performance, rates, and sales activity.
  • Update the companies CRM system Alkimii accurately and utilise for measuring prospective business
  • Impact corporate sales production to ensure maximum account penetration.
  • Create and execute account plans/company needs analysis for top corporate accounts and make recommendations re: pricing, yield management, room night production, sales activities, etc.
  • Organise and facilitate site inspections of the hotel and entertain clients as appropriate to support efforts.
  • Understand and be in a position to action when required any group and events enquiries and ensure accurate hand over and follow up to Events Team.
  • Regular travel will be required



  • Experience in a similar role in the hospitality sector is desired.
  • Proactive sales experience is a must.
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in spoken and written English.
  • The role will involve travel; candidates must have access to a car for work and hold a full Driver’s Licence.


If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit your updated CV to Karen’s attention through the link below.


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