Atrium Hospitality

  • Executive Meeting Manager

    Location Name
    Huntsville, AL Embassy Suites
    Location Address
    800 Monroe St.
    Requisition ID
    2018-11821
    Category
    Hotel - Marketing and Sales
    Schedule
    8-5
    Previous Experience Preferred
    1 Year
    Employment Type
    Regular Full Time
    Pay Rate
    -
    Hotel
    Embassy Suites
  • About Us

    Join a leading hotel and asset management company, overseeing a portfolio of 84 hotels in 30 states 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.

    Position Description

    Job Purpose: 

    To sell and service group and catering events that qualify based upon selective sell targets of sleeping rooms and meeting space, not to exceed 75 rooms during peak night or 150 people per event.

    Job Responsibilities:  

    • Receive and respond to all customer inquiries within four business hours. Negotiate and capture all profitable Rooms & Catering business in accordance with selective selling guidelines.
    • 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.
    • Prepare and send requested proposals and contracts to designated potential clients.
    • With each customer, coordinate all details pertaining to "Rooming Lists" to include room types, shared rooms, room locations, handicap-accessible rooms, room billing, etc.
    • Continuously educate Event Planners on hotel procedures, such as: meal guarantees, set-up styles, payment terms, available hotel services, etc.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Conduct site inspections. Entertain qualified potential clients in accordance with JQH policies.
    • In a timely, accurate and consistent manner, document and report all sales activities as required.
    • Maintain an active list of top accounts to ensure continuous relationship building activities. Top accounts should be contacted, visited, entertained, etc. frequently.
    • 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.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Skills:

    • Exhibit computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheet, and familiarity with brand specific property Management System(s).
    • Exercise excellent communication, presentation, organization, time management and listening skills.
    • 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

    Experience    

    • Minimum one (1) year experience in Convention Services, Banquet, Hotel Sales, Marketing, ; OR equivalent education and experience.

    Benefits and EEO

    Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

    • Paid Time Off
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options
    • Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates
    • Company Hotel Travel Discounts

    We offer more than a great job; we offer the ability to make a difference in a meaningful way every day. Whether you are a recent graduate, new to the industry, or an experienced professional, we provide extraordinary opportunities for growth and competitive compensation and benefits in an exciting, customer-centric workplace.

     

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