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Hyatt Events Sales Manager in SYDNEY, Australia

Description:

About Hyatt

At Hyatt, we care for people so they can be their best. Care comes from an authentic place of empathy and human connection. We do this by truly seeing people and getting to know them as unique individuals, to enable us to design and deliver personal experiences.

The Events Sales Manager will get to work across a vast array of exciting projects, consulting with a diverse range of corporate clients, planners and suppliers. Whether it is a smaller occasion or large, Hyatt Regency’s Sydney’s delivery is second to none and the Sales Manager will benefit from being supported by an experienced in-house team to deliver memorable, inspiring and impressive experiences for clients. A varied and rewarding role with plenty of scope for creativity.

Located adjacent to Darling Harbour in Sydney's Central Business District (CBD), Hyatt Regency Sydney is a haven of relaxation for the business or leisure traveller. As Sydney's largest premium hotel, Hyatt Regency Sydney boasts 888 guestrooms, multiple dining experiences and event spaces. The hotel offers more than 3,700 sqm of sleek meeting and event space in the heart of the city featuring two spacious ballrooms with views of Darling Harbour and 21 additional meeting rooms.

The Role

As the Events Sales Manager, you will be assisting in the supervision of the Event Sales & Planning Department to ensure that all events are delivered by the team in an honest, uncomplicated manner. The Event Sales Manager will assist in achieving all financial and service objectives of the department.

Qualifications:

Responsibilities Include

  • Acquisition and retention of business

  • Manage sales performance

  • Building and maintaining client relations

  • Manage the day-to-day administration of events including sending out proposals, preparation of Banquet Event Orders and final accounts.

  • Responsible for revenue forecasting of events in line with department budget objectives.

  • Oversee all event sales activities, execute strategy and manage the event.

  • Arrange and conduct site inspections with potential clients during the working week and also on weekends when required.

  • To be proactive in communicating with the Banquets, F&B, and Revenue team.

  • Communicate any comments relevant to events to departments concerned to improve addressed shortfalls, if any, within the operation.

To be Successful

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role within the hotel or events industry is essential

  • Experience with the planning and execution of events

  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to solve problems independently

  • Effective time management skills

  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings

Benefits of Working with Hyatt

With enriching work comes amazing rewards! Just some of our associate benefits include:

  • Complimentary accommodation at Hyatt properties worldwide for employees (conditions apply)

  • Complimentary laundry service for workwear

  • Learning & Development opportunities

  • Discounted accommodation rates for employees as well as friends and family

  • Discounted city car parking

Only those candidates who are presently available in Australia and have unrestricted Australian working rights will be considered.

Primary Location: AU-NS-Sydney

Organization: Hyatt Regency Sydney

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Sales

Req ID: SYD001985

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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