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Director, Sales at TAO Restaurant

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This role is a selling and a leadership position intended to drive revenue. While promoting a teamwork environment with effective and clear communication amongst Team Members. Responsibilities include developing new business, achieving annual budgets, building relationships, and understanding consumer trends.



  • Oversees, and enthusiastically motivates the Sales Team daily
  • Reviews revenue to determine variances and assess goal accomplishments and adjust strategies and forecasts according
  • Resolves client and guest complaints and implement change to prevent future issues
  • Meets weekly with the Sales Team to review sales activities, achievements, and any challenges
  • Meets weekly with Managing Partner to review corporate sales trends, bookings, sales recaps, and department productivity
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers and staff, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy
  • Participates in key industry events that bring national and local exposure
  • Establishes, develops, and maintains positive business relationships with industry influencers
  • Creates annual budgets, sets sales goals, and communicates monthly expectations
  • Seeks out and develops relationships with local industries (i.e., corporations, hotels, non-profits, etc).
  • Works closely with Front of House Managers, Special Events Team, and Culinary Team to coordinate all upcoming events
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close
  • Champion change: ensure brand and business initiatives are implemented



  • TAO Group Hospitality Director of Sales Program



  • Microsoft Office knowledge, strongly proficient in Excel, and Word
  • Financial planning and strategy, budget tracking, competitive analysis, and forecasting
  • 7+ years of experience in high-volume entertainment or hospitality event sales and operations
  • Strong network of corporate and social clientele


The work environment characteristics and/or physical demands described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions

  • Must have strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Must have good positive energy throughout the day
  • Must be able to read the computer monitors and print legibly
  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to move quickly through work and set the pace in the office
  • Must be able to push and lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Small to Medium office environment
  • Office, Casino, Nightclub, Bar, Lounge, and/or Restaurant working environment
  • 5-30% Local Travel (United States)
  • Work in an environment that is subject to varying levels of noise, crowds, and smoke, the severity of which depends upon the guest volume 
  • May work extended hours irregular shifts, evening and/or weekend shifts, and holiday work may be required
  • Maintain a professional, neat, and well-groomed appearance adhering to Company standards
  • Must be effective as part of a team; ability to interact with internal and external customers, managers, and co-workers in a professional, courteous manner
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment
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