Req # 2848BR
Job Title Executive Meeting Manager
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Location Name Marriott Denver Tech Center
Are you ready to take your sales career to the next level? Looking to sell a gorgeous newly transformed hotel in the Sage Hospitality Family? The simply stunning Denver Marriott Tech Center is looking for highly motivated sales professionals with smarts, drive, personality and a passion to succeed to join our amazing team.
Sage Hospitality is now managing the Denver Marriott Tech Center and we have completely transformed the property to incorporate contemporary design and beautiful artwork in rooms and public spaces. Check out some of the property photos here: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/dentc-denver-marriott-tech-center/
With 605 rooms, and over 50,000 square feet of space, the hotel is the ideal location for business or leisure travelers to Denver. This is also aprestigious location near Greenwood Village and Denver's premium shopping and dining district, with easy access to Colorado’s famed cultural and natural attractions.
As an Executive Meeting Manager, your success will be measured by your ability to meet and exceed revenue goals by booking and detailing groups (75 rooms or less on peak). Build and maintain strong relationships with clients and hospitality leaders to ensure a strong identity in the Denver market.
Our ideal candidate has proactive sales skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of hotel operations. A successful track record of selling to the SMERF/Group market in a large branded hotel would be a huge plus.
Bold. Bright. Caring. Energetic. Driven. Strategic. Daring. To deliver the type of outstanding experience we aim to provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are passionate and committed to making a difference. If this sounds like you, then explore the career positions at Sage Hospitality that await you.
The Executive Meetings Manager is responsible for booking short term meetings and groups into the hotel. Supervises and executes set up, break down, and service of conference meeting rooms.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Must possess the ability to negotiate, convince, sell and influence professionals and hotel guests.
Ability to manage extensive amounts of information.
Knowledge of sales procedures associated with the hotel industry.
Excellent written skills sufficient to produce sales and marketing communication.
Excellent spoken and presentation skills
Considerable ability to listen effectively.
Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team.
Flexible schedule: some weekends/holidays and travel are required as needed.
Sitting 85%, Walking 5%, Standing 5%, bending, kneeling, lifting, climbing 5%
Must have dexterity/mobility to tour property and attend functions, to climb stairs, and operate basic office equipment.
Math Skills:Requires mathematical development sufficient to be able to: Deal with system of real numbers; algebraic solution of equations; and probability and statistical inference. Apply fractions, percentages, ratio and proportion.
Language Skills:Must have developed language skills to the point to be able to: Read newspapers, periodicals, journals, and manuals. Write business letters, summaries and reports using prescribed format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction and style. Participate effectively in discussions and debates. Speak extemporaneously on a variety of subjects
Prefer 1-2 years previous hotel experience.
Marketing experience in the travel and tourism industry desirable, with a demonstrated ability to lead and manage large scale initiatives.
General office equipment: computer, typewriter, copier, facsimile, telephone, calculator, etc.
Office environment, weather exposure when making sales calls
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.