Are you an event professional who loves organizing & planning and looking for a great opportunity in event sales?
Job Description & Responsibilities:
The Sales and Event Coordinator position is a full-time dedicated position which requires outstanding client relationship skills, an eagerness to work as part of a large & diverse team and the savvy to sell our unique venue and services.
We are looking for a team player who excels at communicating effectively and efficiently with clients and colleagues, is highly organized with an enthusiasm for seeing a task to completion. Our ideal candidate is hospitality-focused and advocates for our clients to create luxury experiences from first contact to farewell.
Your Event Coordinator responsibilities will include:
Meeting with confirmed clients to review menus and event expectations
Planning & detailing large events with significant food & beverage components
Facilitating client tastings
Creating detailed event orders
Effective communication & coordination with the culinary & banquet teams
Executing on-site day of event & client management
Your Sales responsibilities will include:
Responding to incoming inquiries
Outbound sales calls & emails
Meeting with prospective and existing clients
Quoting on prospective events
Negotiating pricing & executing client booking contracts
Requirements & Qualifications:
A minimum of 2 years or more of event coordinating experience
Hospitality degree or post-secondary education preferred however will consider equivalent relevant work experience
The ability to work successfully and sustainably in a high-volume, fast paced office environment
Must be a team player who is also able to work autonomously
Proven ability to build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships
Sales driven attitude to generate maximum revenue
Effective in understanding client needs and efficiently executing clear and concise quotes
Able to deliver client based solutions according to customer needs
Strong written & verbal English communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft-based programs & typing skills a must
Experience with Caterease is an asset
Available to work nights & weekends as required
Compensation will be based on experience & job performance which includes salary plus merit-based pay.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only qualified candidates will be contacted. If interested, please apply with your resume and cover letter detailing why you would be qualified for this role!
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