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Hyatt Event Sales Manager in KEY WEST, Florida

Description:
At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive colleagues who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences.

The Event Sales Manager is responsible for selling and servicing events, specifically local events and weddings. Sales efforts are in group rooms blocks as well as banquet food and beverage and includes menu planning, agenda setting and hotel meeting services. Duties also include contract review and facilitating communication before, during and post event with pertinent hotel staff to ensure a high level of service.

The Event Sales Manager also hosts hotel tours, food and beverage tastings, maintains strong customer relationships, participates and may lead event meetings and other staff meetings, and works as a team member with the sales and events staff. The Manager also works closely with an Administrative Assistant and other support staff. This position reports to the hotel Area Director of Sales, Marketing and Events. The Manager has a sales quota and participates in a Sales Incentive Plan.

Duties include: * Administering the sales agreement, detailing all food, beverage and A/V needs, managing room blocks and pick up, billing instructions and final review. * Event Sales Managers are the on-site contacts and are responsible for the smooth execution of all events. * Contract review and facilitating communication before, during, and post event with pertinent hotel staff to ensure a high level of service. * The Event Sales Manager will promote an atmosphere that insures customer and colleague satisfaction. This position requires strong attention to detail, leadership skills, and the ability to effectively deal with department heads, guests, and team members.

Hyatt colleagues work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Hyatt has the best to offer including: paid vacation and sick time, medical health care, paid family bonding time, adoption assistance, discounted and complimentary rooms at Hyatt locations across the globe, up to $1,000 of tuition reimbursement per year, and much more!

Whether it’s career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

This is not your typical career opportunity. This is the Hyatt Touch. **

Qualifications:
o Prefer two years hotel experience or completed Event Management trainee program o Service oriented style with professional presentations skills o Hotel/Hospitality degree an asset o Must possess the following strengths: detail oriented, organized, high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and ability to improve the bottom line o Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English o Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel o Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds. o Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills

Primary Location: US-FL-Key West
Organization: Hyatt Centric Key West Resort and Spa
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Catering/Event Planning
Req ID: KEY001416

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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