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Property Name
Portland Embassy Suites
Job Title
Event Sales Manager
Location
Oregon-Portland
City
Portland
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Event Sales Manager

Apply Now Atrium Hospitality is a leading hotel and asset management company headquartered at Deerfield Point in Alpharetta, GA, overseeing a portfolio of hotels licensed primarily through the Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental brand families. We strive to bring to life a culture that promotes the four simple values that drive our business: Perseverance, Respect, Service, and Teamwork.

Job Description

Embassy Suites by Hilton at the Portland Airport is currently seeking an Event Sales Manager to join our sales team. We are owned by Atrium Hospitality LP (“Atrium”) a leading hotel management and asset management company headquartered in Alpharetta, GA. Currently, Atrium has 50 hotels and 12,500 rooms in 25 states under management and provides asset management services for an additional 7 properties with 3,624 rooms in 5 states. Our unique owner-operator platform allows us to develop and execute operating, marketing and development strategies that are defined by the interests of our ownership, associates, customers and brands. We have developed an industry-leading executive team to direct our operations, revenue management, marketing, sales and capital planning departments. Collectively, we strive to maximize the financial performance and value of every asset. http://www.atriumhospitality.com/

Job Purpose: To sell and service group and catering events that qualify based upon selective sell targets of sleeping rooms and meeting space.

Job Responsibilities:
1. Receive and respond to all customer inquiries. Negotiate and capture all profitable rooms and catering business in accordance with selective selling guidelines.
2. Prepare and send requested collateral materials to designated clients or guests. Common collateral materials might include catering menus, brochures, meeting room layout & seating capacity diagrams, area maps & brochures.
3. Prepare and send requested proposals and contracts to designated potential clients.
4. Prospect for new contract business using a wide variety of methods including phone calls, outside sales calls,
attending community functions, internet prospecting, supplier partnerships, trade journals, etc.
5. With each customer, coordinate all details pertaining to "Rooming Lists" to include room types, shared rooms, room locations, handicap-accessible rooms, room billing, etc.
6. Continuously educate Event Planners on hotel procedures, such as: meal guarantees, set-up styles, payment terms, available hotel services, etc.
7. Coordinate all details to appear on each "Banquet Event Order." Details to coordinate may include meeting room
set-up specifications, banquet food & beverage items, audio/visual equipment & billing details.
8. On a regular basis, distribute final Rooming Lists and Banquet Event Orders to all applicable service staff, including the Banquet Service Staff, the Food Preparation Staff and the Rooms Division.
9. Conduct site inspections. Entertain qualified potential clients.
10. In a timely, accurate and consistent manner, document and report all sales activities as required.
11. Maintain an active list of top accounts to ensure continuous relationship building activities. Top accounts should be contacted, visited, entertained, etc. frequently.
12. Perform other services and duties as requested by the General Manager. May be called on to host functions and participate in, or conduct sales blitzes, travel and work extended hours to achieve departmental goals.
13. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Job Skills:
1. Advanced computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheet, and familiarity with brand specific Property
Management System(s).
2. Exercise excellent communication, presentation, organization, time management and listening skills.
3. Use analytical skills for measuring business potential and value to the hotel.

Job Qualifications:
Education: Bachelors Degree or University in Hospitality, Business, Marketing, or related field or commiserate experience.

Experience: Minimum 1 -2 years experience in Convention Services, Banquet, Hotel Sales, Marketing, ; OR
equivalent education and experience.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 

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