Marriott Director Sales Interview Questions & Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Regional Director of Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Arlington, VA
    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Application Details

    I interviewed through an employee referral. The process took 4 days - interviewed at Marriott in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    A highly scripted process was in place when interviewed for a Sales position. The overall scenario and interaction felt very sterile - quite unlike the natural rapport building that happens in sales interactions - and in most Marriott interactions, inside and outside HQ. The process appeared to feel uncomfortable for the panel of interviewers as well. I wonder if they learn what they really need to know about a candidate to judge their capabilities for a job?

    Interview Questions
    • Describe the most difficult selling situation you encountered in which you were unsuccessful.   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Offer was for a lower level position at 50% of my current salary. It felt insulting.

    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Director of Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Rogers, AR
    Anonymous Employee in Rogers, AR
    Application Details

    I interviewed in-person. The process took a day - interviewed at Marriott in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    My initial contact was with the AGM. I was responding to a networking lead. I was given the business card for the sales manager. I made contact and received a phone interview the same day. I scheduled a personal interview the following day. This interview lasted a little over an hour. It involved both the GM and Sales Manager. They did most of the talking and outlined the expectations of the position and the work culture. I believe that this company has very high expectations for the DOS position, and that the work culture is very much like a family.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you position yourself to gain access to a decision maker for a national corporation so that you could negotiate a corporate rate for our hotel?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Director of Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Baton Rouge, LA
    Anonymous Employee in Baton Rouge, LA
    Application Details

    I interviewed online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Marriott in July 2010.

    Interview Details

    First met with the GM, then went back and met with the Regional HR Director, then went for a 3rd in person interview with the Regional GM and another properties DOS.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you feel your last Director did as a leader?   View Answer
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
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    Director of Sales and Marketing Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I interviewed through other source. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Marriott.

    Interview Details

    I was head hunted for the role so can't help with this one

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Simple. I asked for more money and they said yes, but there again they did head hunt me!
    Accepted Offer

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