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Director of Sales

Gecko Hospitality - Boston Boston, MA
  • Expired: 11 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Sales Director opportunity in Boston

Company: This is going to be a unique, one of a kind dining and entertainment venue geared towards corporate and social events.

Position: Director of Sales

Compensation: Solid base salary plus 2% of sales, Paid time off, Health and Dental Insurance, 401K and more.

Total of Base + Commission = $120,000 to $150,000 a year.

Summary: The Director of Sales (DOS) will mentor and drive a team of Group Event sellers, Event Sales Managers & Event Sales Coordinators to achieve outbound and inbound sales. As the DOS, you’ll be expected to inspire your team by achieving aggressive personal sales goals that will then motivate the team to positively contribute to the overall sales goal for the venue location(s).
Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Responsible for meeting and exceeding an established team sale benchmark.

• Responsible for knowing the market—spotting opportunities with uncanny accuracy and striking the right balance between inbound and outbound sales.

• Responsible for growing relationships on all levels—whether they’re within the community or within a company—you will work to develop and enhance your network.

• Responsible for setting the standard for sales best practice—and you model it to all those around you.

• Responsible for leading sales efforts and more importantly, being able translate that leadership into overall revenue from your market segments, because words without results are just words.

• You’re visible—you’re a senior-level sales leader and everybody knows it.

• Maintain communication and collaboration with the General Manager with a dotted line to the Global Sales Director where you will assist on a host of projects (sales missions, trade shows, and business development duties, just to name a few).


• Serious Sales Experience—at least 8–10 years’ worth (with a minimum of 2–5 years of sales leadership, preferably in the hospitality industry and experience in related vertical market segments).

• A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience).

• Proven leadership with a verifiable track record for exceeding revenue goals.

• Experience in the Hospitality Industry and Event Sales preferred.

• A record of sales success and team development.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, LinkedIn Sales Navigator and work processing applications.

• Experience in working with booking software platforms such as Seven Rooms & Triple Seat - a BONUS but not required






All interested candidates must email a full resume to

Gecko Hospitality - Boston

Why Work Here?

Great Opportunity to join a growing company with a 50 hour work week, great benefits and opportunity for advancement

Since 2000, Gecko Hospitality and its dedicated Franchise Partners and Recruiters throughout the United States have been pioneers in the hospitality recruiting industry. The value that Gecko Hospitality provides to its Clientele is evident in the advanced networking and technology skills our professional recruiters possess in identifying qualified restaurant professionals. Our national network consists of 37 regional offices that are driven to meet the needs of the hospitality industry. In addition, Gecko Hospitality offers the largest selection of hospitality jobs, restaurant jobs, hotel jobs, resort jobs and club management jobs online. Our specialized, hospitality-focused team covers all 50 states and Canada with over 80 Franchise Partners and recruiters. Gecko Hospitality was founded on providing the finest restaurant jobs nationwide to the highest performing candidates. More importantly, our Franchise Partners and recruiters began their careers in hospitality and there is no finer training ground for recruiting than real life experience. At Gecko Hospitality, we are passionate about making sure that every member of our recruiting team is familiar with our philosophies. In the same way that we learn about people when developing relationships and friendships, we want our people to have a sense of Gecko Hospitality's values and insight into our company's "personality." With this insight comes a greater understanding of how values "fit" with Gecko Hospitality's values, why we do things the way we do as well as providing a basis for making decisions that are appropriate to those values. We all play a part in keeping these traditions and philosophies alive. We want every member of our recruiting team to understand that we are only as good as how well we follow these philosophies on an every day basis. Gecko Hospitality is all about achieving results by being motivated. This motivation to achieve results comes from within. No one can motivate us, nor can we motivate anyone else. As leaders, all that we can do is provide an environment where people motivate themselves to achieve mutually beneficial goals. Along with this philosophy, each team member possesses the following traits for which we are proud: honesty, integrity, desire, determination, listening skills, rapid learning, responding in a timely manner, effective communication skills, thoroughness, empathy, compassion, and most of all we want every team member to have a strong work ethic that motivates them to produce superior results both for our candidates and for our Clients. At Gecko Hospitality, you certainly have... more choices


Boston, MA