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Director of Commercial Strategy

Company: Grand Hyatt Vail
Location: Vail
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

Nestled at the base of Vail Mountain, along the banks of Gore Creek, Grand Hyatt Vail is located in the heart of Vail Valley within the Cascade Village neighborhood. Featuring Vail's premier open-air chairlift directly next to our spacious ski valet and rental shop, Grand Hyatt Vail offers the most convenient access to Vail Mountain, adventure, and respite. From skiing and snowboarding, seasonally inspired resort activities, and luxurious amenities, Grand Hyatt Vail has something for everyone. Enjoy an array of Colorado inspired dining options, comfortable guest rooms and warm hospitality at Vail's premier ski-in/ski-out resort. Grand Hyatt Vail is seeking colleagues with unmatched service. We care for people so they can be their best.


At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences.
As a member of the properties Executive Committee, the Director of Commercial Strategy is a highly visible role with exposure to Senior and Corporate leadership.

The Director of Commercial Strategy (DCS) has direct oversight of the hotel Sales and Marketing, Revenue Management, Events and Marketing functions of the hotel. This position leads hotel level sales, revenue, events and marketing personnel, as a team, to effectively carry out the strategies to ensure the hotel meets company goals and maximizes hotel revenue. The starting salary for this role will be $175k. Actual total compensation will be determined based on experience.

REPORTS TO: The DCS position reports to the Hotel General Manager with oversight from the Regional Revenue and Sales Team.


--- Develop the annual business plan and oversee execution of tactics.

--- Sales and Marketing P&L management

--- Revenue forecasting and development of both short term and long term business strategies. Ensuring accurate annual revenue budgets and monthly forecasts are produced that support revenue goals of the hotel and outgrow the competition.

--- Training and supervision of; sales managers, events managers, revenue manager and marketing Manager.

--- Assign responsibility and quantifiable goals to Director level reports and ensure performance aligns with hotel strategy.

--- Ensure the entire revenue team of the hotel fully participates in carrying out the strategies to ensure each revenue generating department of the hotel is successful.

--- Build and foster relationships with managers in sales, catering, revenue and marketing to create an effective revenue team at the hotel.

--- Oversee the production and execution of a marketing plan for the hotel and ensure marketing efforts are evaluated for their effectiveness in driving revenue.

--- Act as the senior customer facing representative for all current and prospective clients, including, but not limited to site inspections and customer entertainment.

--- Interface and build relationship with ownership and asset management to highlight current performance and future positioning.

--- Develop tactics using sound revenue management and commercial strategy that increase ancillary (outlet, recreation, A/V, golf, spa, etc.) revenues.

--- Lead public relations strategies and hotel activations

--- Participate in community relations efforts in conjunction with the hotel Leadership Committee

Why Work at Hyatt?

-Enjoy free meals in our colleague cafeteria for every shift worked
-Free parking on-site
-1 hour of sick pay earned for every 30 hours worked, up to 48 hours/year
-Discounted & Complimentary hotel room nights
-Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance - (Full-Time colleagues after 30 days)
-Flexible Spending Account (Full-Time colleagues)
-Retirement Savings Plan
-Basic Life Insurance
-PTO earned based on hours worked, up to 17 days in your first year (Full-Time & Part-Time)
-Opportunities to work around the world with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts
-Annual of Season Ski Pass Bonus
Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Our Values: Respect - Integrity - Humility - Empathy - Creativity - Fun

Hyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Keywords: Grand Hyatt Vail, Vail , Director of Commercial Strategy, Executive , Vail, Colorado

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