Event Sales Manager

Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables

Location: US - FL - Coral Gables

Jan 26, 2018
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Company Info

Join one of the fastest growing lifestyle hospitality companies and enhance your career! Pivot Hotels & Resorts, the lifestyle and luxury division of Davidson Hotels & Resorts, operates with a deep-rooted passion for continuous innovation, exceptional service delivery, revenue generation, inspired marketing and financial responsibility. As disruptors of the status quo, we intend to spark a movement honoring our community, the adventure-minded traveler and work-hard-play-harder road warrior through distinctive design, bespoke wellness offerings, philanthropic endeavors and locally sourced, internationally influenced food and beverage. Constituted by some of the most accomplished leaders in lifestyle hospitality, Pivot Hotels & Resorts caters to today’s experience-seeking, adventurous traveler through inspiring design, thoughtful service, and one-of-a-kind experiences at each of its hotels and resorts. At Pivot Hotels & Resorts, we know that it is the people who operate our hotels that make the difference between average and exceptional performance. So we want you to join us to be the difference! More information can be found at www.pivothotels.com.

Property Info

Join one of the nation's premiere management companies and enhance your career! At Pivot Hotels & Resorts, we know that is the people who operate our hotels that make the difference between average and exceptional performance. Our contemporary style is driven by distinct Core Values that guide our team to provide legendary service. We seek motivated team members who have a passion for service, and know how to have fun! We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including medical, and 401K retirement plan. When you join Pivot Hotels & Resorts, you become family.

The Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables is located along the famed Miracle Mile. Our uniquely appointed hotel captures a bold and stylish appeal with 157 guest rooms and 22,000 square feet of meeting space. The exotic elegance of our newly reimagined hotel is sure to inspire!

Position Info

The Event Sales Manager is responsible for selling and servicing events for in-house groups as well as outside clients. The primary focus is to sell Banquet Food and Beverage with other responsibilities including menu planning, agenda setting and hotel meeting services. Other duties will include reviewing contracts and facilitating communication before, during and post event with hotel staff to ensure a high level of service. The Catering Manager will also contribute to site inspections, maintaining strong customer relationships and working as a team member with the sales and catering staff.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree and/or 2+ years of hotel sales experience.
• 1 year food and beverage experience.
• Strong understanding of negotiation and interpretation of contracts.
• Developed business communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Understanding/knowledge of Microsoft office.
• Confident and professional appearance.
• Proactive sales approach, assertive and fast paced, driven to succeed.
• Understanding of market segment, competitor’s strengths, weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand.
• Time management skills. Being able to work on multiple projects with desired outcome for each.
• Creativity in designing events.

EOE/AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test, background check, and job assessment required.
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Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
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Sales, Marketing/PR