Event Sales Manager

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HYATT REGENCY

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Job description

Description

You just can''t beat the person who never gives up.

Job overview

As a Event Sales Manager, you will fill a vital role in supporting your hotel’s financial goals through selling and marketing of hotel events.  Sales efforts are in event food and beverage and meeting room rental.  This will include having direct client contact, hotel/event space tours, menu planning, explanation of all meeting/event services, contract review, negotiating prices, and facilitating all details before, during and post event with the client.  

The ideal candidate will:
  • Be incredibly friendly, customer centric, love to smile and have FUN in a team environment.
  • Have 2 or more years’ experience in Hotel Sales and have knowledge of the local area. *Special consideration will be given to those who exhibit a  proven track record of exemplary sales performance in other business fields with strong leadership abilities, excellent oral and written communication skills, and guest and employee-centric management practices.*
  • Forecasts and accurately records for all bookings and cancelations at each hotel.
  • Ensures that predetermined sales expectations are met or exceeded at each hotel.
  • Establishes client base for specific markets to include organizations, associations, social groups, transient and corporate businesses through direct outside(majority) and inside sales, in order to secure business for the hotels.
  • Negotiates guest room rates, meeting room rental, function space, and hotel services within approved booking guidelines for each hotel.  Confirms agreements in writing and forwards document to client and affected hotel departments.
  • Conducts tours of the hotel and banquet facilities; entertains qualified potential clients in accordance with company and property policies and procedures.
  • Provides a professional image at all times through appearance and dress.
  • Note: Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management
Benefits for Full Time Employees
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401K retirement plan 
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
  • Employee Assistance Program

*Specific plans for specific positions

Requirements

See description

Job type
Fulltime job
Location
Chicago Loop, Chicago, IL, United States
Department
Sales & Marketing
Starting in
As soon as possible

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