Viceroy New York debuting September 2013
Position Title: Director of Sales & Marketing
The next generation of New York luxury hospitality has arrived with the announcement of Viceroy New York. Uniting the hottest names in hotel development, architecture, design and cuisine, Viceroy New York will become a haven for those travelers coming to the city seeking a new expression of individuality coupled with a new interpretation of modernity. Feeding off the vibrancy of the city that never sleeps, this newly built hotel will represent the zeitgeist of New York travel.
Viceroy New York will debut in one of the best locations in Manhattan; the fusion of business and leisure on West 57 th Street between 6 th and 7 th Avenues. The Roman and Williams-designed façade of the hotel stands apart from its traditional neighbors with a distinctive appearance that creatively blends classic modern elements with bold, traditional rhythms in a disciplined grid of black brick and steel. Currently in development by Ark Partners, this game-changing hotel will debut in September 2013.
This position functions as the strategic business leader of the property’s Sales & Marketing Department and is responsible for leading all disciplines to include Group Sales, Transient Sales, Revenue Management, Public Relations, e-Commerce and Marketing. Main responsibilities include to secure top line revenues, manage the departmental expenses, training & education, recruitment and owner relationships. This is an Executive Committee position.
General Responsibilities Include:
Understands the overall New York City market- and competitors’ strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand and knows how to position the hotel against them.
Generate comprehensive pre-opening Sales & Marketing plan.
Generate initial pricing strategy of the hotel.
Active involvement in budgeting process.
Recruitment and staffing of sales team.
Direct handling of key tour operator accounts in source markets.
Work with Public Relations company to launch resort in key source markets.
Set up familiarization tours with key tour operators.
Effectively develops relationships within the community.
Develops opening collateral of the hotel.
Attends major trade shows pre- and post opening.
- 3-5+ years minimum of DOSM experience
- Luxury and International hotel experience preferred
- Strong knowledge of the international tour operator business
- Previous experience in the New York City market preferred
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
Viceroy Hotel Group is a leading hotel company that combines desirable location, unique design, destination dining and personalized service that touches the heart and soul of our guests. As an industry leader in creativity and innovation, our hotels draw upon the diverse backgrounds and talent of our extraordinary team for optimal success.
Viceroy Hotel Group - 18 months ago