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Director of Sales and Marketing | Historic Lexington Hotel | Salary up to 130k

Lexington, KY 40504

Posted: 06/12/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1950591 Salary: 120k/year - 130k/year State/Province: KY

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Director of Sales and Marketing – Historic Hotel

Lexington, KY

Salary up to 130k plus a generous bonus package


Director of Sales and Marketing - Lexington, KY


We are looking for a seasoned Director of Sales and Marketing who will be instrumental in steering the sales and marketing endeavors of our distinguished hotel in Lexington, KY. This pivotal role is designed for someone who thrives on creating and executing strategic initiatives that drive brand visibility and revenue maximization.


About the Role in Lexington, KY:

The Director of Sales and Marketing will harness their expertise to spearhead our Sales and Marketing department, deploying innovative strategies that align with our overarching business goals. With Lexington, KY, as your canvas, the opportunity to impact and elevate our market position has never been more ripe.


Key Responsibilities of the Director of Sales and Marketing:


  • The Director of Sales and Marketing will craft and implement comprehensive sales strategies that capture and expand our market share.
  • Lead and inspire the Sales and Marketing team to surpass set objectives, fostering an environment of growth and excellence.
  • Leverage relationships with key industry stakeholders, enhancing the Director of Sales and Marketing's ability to secure lucrative opportunities.
  • Employ analytical rigor in understanding market trends, ensuring the Director of Sales and Marketing positions our brand strategically within the competitive Lexington, KY landscape.
  • Direct our marketing efforts to resonate powerfully across channels, ensuring our message is consistent and impactful.


Qualifications for the Director of Sales and Marketing:


  • A proven record of accomplishment in a Director of Sales and Marketing role within the hospitality industry, underscored by at least 5 years of experience commanding teams towards exceptional performance.
  • Adept in negotiating, with stellar communication skills that empower the Director of Sales and Marketing to engage effectively with all stakeholders.
  • Strategic acumen and a data-driven approach, critical for the Director of Sales and Marketing in making informed decisions that propel the business forward.


Offer for the Director of Sales and Marketing in Lexington, KY:


  • A competitive salary package, reflective of the Director of Sales and Marketing's pivotal role in the organization, alongside a bonus potential of up to 70% based on achieving key performance indicators.
  • The chance for the Director of Sales and Marketing to leave a significant mark on the hospitality landscape in Lexington, KY, driving both growth and innovation.
  • Career development paths that recognize and nurture the Director of Sales and Marketing's ambition and contributions to our collective success.


This Director of Sales and Marketing position is not just a job; it's a career-defining opportunity for a leader looking to make a substantial impact in the hospitality industry. If you are ready to take the helm as a Director of Sales and Marketing and steer our brand to new heights in Lexington, KY, we invite you to apply. Please send your resume to Heather@geckohospitality. com or apply through this link



Meet Your Recruiter

Heather Koleser

Heather brings over 30 years of operational experience in the hospitality industry to her recruiter position.  She has a diverse background and has held key leadership positions over the last 20 years in the NYC market.   She achieved success leading full service, fast casual, and QSR teams from a General Manager to COO level positions. She has a passion for leading teams to achieve operational success through coaching, and mentoring.

Heather learned quickly in her career the hospitality industry is not just the food business but primarily a people business.  The foundation of her success is built on hiring and developing the right people. Heather is excited to continue her career helping others connect, build lasting relationships, and find success through people. 

Heather earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and currently resides in New Jersey with her husband and dog.  In her spare time, she enjoys experiencing new food and culture through travel.

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