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Director of Events


The Little Rock Marriott
Salary: Competitive
Location: Arkansas, Little Rock
Job type: Any
Category: Events and Conference Management
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Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team! The Director of Event Sales is responsible for coordinating catering sales by establishing markets, goals and advertising techniques; coordinating with the Director of Sales to ensure profitable bookings; manage pricing policy of the property, ensuring proper payments for services rendered; developing and maintaining solicitation responsibilities; reviewing catering contracts; selecting, training and developing Team Members. QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. • 5+ years catering experience, hotels preferred. • Highly developed business communication and negotiation skills, both verbal and written. • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. • Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM systems. • Able to execute a Sales and Marketing Plan to enhance revenue. • Creativity in designing events and menus in conjunction with the culinary department to maximize operating profit. • Strong time management skills. • Previous experience leading and directing a team. • Confident and professional appearance. EOE/AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test, background check, and job assessment required.
Date Created: 09/23/16. Pos: 1. Job Shift: Flexible
Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team! The Director of Event Sales is responsible for coordinating catering sales by establishing markets, goals and advertising techniques; coordinating with the Director of Sales to ensure profitable bookings; manage pricing policy of the property, ensuring proper payments for services rendered; developing and maintaining solicitation responsibilities; reviewing catering contracts; selecting, training and developing Team Members. QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. • 5+ years catering experience, hotels preferred. • Highly developed business communication and negotiation skills, both verbal and written. • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. • Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM systems. • Able to execute a Sales and Marketing Plan to enhance revenue. • Creativity in designing events and menus in conjunction with the culinary department to maximize operating profit. • Strong time management skills. • Previous experience leading and directing a team. • Confident and professional appearance. EOE/AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. Davidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test, background check, and job assessment required.
Date Created: 09/23/16. Pos: 1. Job Shift: Flexible

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