Sales Director YMCA Retreat Center

The YMCA of the Ozarks is seeking a motivated individual to serve as the Sales Director of its retreat in Potosi, MO.
Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Based in St. Louis, under the general supervision of the Executive Director, the Director of Sales will be the person primarily responsible for maximizing occupancy rates for Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood. 

This position will be based out of our Association Resource Office at 2815 Scott Ave, Suite D, St Louis, MO 63103.

  • A bachelor’s degree in sales and marketing, hospitality and tourism, recreation, or a related field is preferred. Relative experience is considered.
  • Experience in sales required.
  • Strong human relations, problem-solving, multitasking, and budget management skills. 
Essential Functions
  • Coordinate and supervise all aspects of a group/guest visit, from first contact to the evaluation and thank-you note after their departure, while securing future reservations whenever possible.
  • Ensure contact with all groups at least once a month until their visit, and one week prior to arrival to check on arrangements listed in the contract. 
  • Accurately project Trout Lodge group-generated revenue and provide regular updates to key staff.
  • Schedule personal sales calls, respond to leads and make presentations to prospective groups.
  • Devise and implement sales strategies to meet the revenue goal, and control the budget.
  • Be thoroughly familiar with all aspects of the YMCA of the Ozarks conference facility, front desk, group reservations, food service and program departments as they relate to the guest.
  • Assist in giving on-site tours and closing sales with prospective group leaders.
  • Travel to property during peak times to ensure excellent customer service and visibility with groups.
  • Communicate conference details in a timely manner to group leaders, appropriate directors and department heads.
  • Provide quality control to the sales process.
  • Prepare all weekly reports for the Executive Director. 
  • Responsible for inventory, maintenance and purchase of conference equipment including tables, chairs, and A/V equipment.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned   

The YMCA Welcomes a Diverse Workforce 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V 

The Gateway Region YMCA strictly follows a zero tolerance policy regarding child abuse. 

Full Compensation Package (when applicable): 

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings
  • Retirement fund of 12% per pay period after 2 years of full time employment
  • 20% Discount on tuition at Missouri Baptist University
  • 20% Discount on Tuition at Fontbonne University
  • Free household membership to YMCA nationwide
  • Discounts on YMCA programs
  • Discounts on YMCA Childcare