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Hyatt Event Sales Manager in PORTLAND, Oregon

Description:
The highly anticipated Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center is recruiting for an Event Sales Manager to be a part of this exciting pre-opening team!

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.

As a member of the hotel’s pre-opening team, one must be resourceful, flexible and able to adapt to unusual and unexpected events and outcomes while remaining professional and focused on the job at hand.

The Event Sales Manager is responsible for selling and servicing events. Primary sales efforts are in 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, maintains strong customer relationships, participate and may lead event meetings and other staff meetings, and work as a team member with the sales and events staff. The manager also works closely with an assigned Administrative Assistant and other support staff.

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. 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. / / /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./

Qualifications:
* A true desire to satisfy the needs of others in a fast paced environment

  • Refined verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be proficient in general computer knowledge

  • Candidates should be extremely detail oriented and organized

  • Prefer two years hotel experience or completed Event Sales/Planning trainee program

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds

  • Service oriented style with professional presentations skills

Primary Location: US-Oregon-Portland
Organization: Hyatt Regency Portland Convention Center
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Catering/Event Planning
Req ID: POR000824

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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