Senior Event Sales ManagerThe Post Oak Hotel at Uptown HoustonHouston, TX
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Job Description

Senior Event Sales Manager
The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston is the city's first and only hotel to receive the highly coveted AAA Five-Diamond Award with it's elite destination for elegant accommodations and high-rise living, masterfully blended with extensive meeting space, prominent office space, designer fashion, fine dining and sophisticated amenities all in one tower. The 700,000 square-foot tower will showcase over 250 luxury hotel rooms, more than 150,000 square-feet of boutique office space and 20 executive residences, all with dramatic interior finishes and unobstructed views of the surrounding neighborhoods and Downtown. The 38-story building will also feature an elegant and expansive ballroom, the largest in the Uptown area that is prominently located in the Galleria and Uptown Houston area along West Loop South with convenient access from Loop 610.


The Post Oak Hotel is seeking an experienced Senior Event Sales Manager to join our hotel team. The Senior Event Sales Manager is responsible for effectively selling the public space, food and beverage, and function planning services of the hotel to maximize revenues and profits for the hotel. He/she is responsible for establishing new accounts, generates revenues, monitors booking pace, and books repeat business while keeping quality consistently high.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Approach all encounters with guests and associates in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Know meeting room sets and capabilities.
  • Set solicitation goals with the Director of Sales/Catering and meet or exceed solicitation and revenue goals.
  • Re-solicit past local accounts, generate new business.
  • Meet and greet in-house guests upon arrival, review the course of events and introduce other staff members (banquet manager, captain, etc.)
  • Develop menus and agendas, ensure BEO's are issued, and complete all pertinent correspondence with outside vendors to finalize programs.
  • Maintain current information on and monitor booking trends to produce forecast figures and month-end reports.
  • Understand the Catering incentive program.
  • Manage catering budget.
  • Handle inquiry calls and outside sales calls. Follow through to completion of function(s).
  • Maintain pricing integrity and propose upscale menus for all groups.
  • Interact with outside planners and vendors for special events.
  • Ensure compliance with all local liquor laws, and health and sanitation regulations.
  • Prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.
  • Work with F&B managers and keep them informed of F&B issues as they arise.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends and holidays as required.
  • Ability to deliver an exemplary service level which creates an atmosphere that makes our guests want to return, giving each guest a positive, memorable experience.
  • Commitment to routinely go above and beyond.
  • Must present an image of excitement and enthusiasm, while being able to project a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • At least 5 years of previous hotel related experience or related field required.
  • Proficient in Windows, Company approved spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Strong catering and events experience.
  • Knowledge of F&B preparation techniques, health department rules and regulations, liquor laws and regulations.

Job Details

Senior level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Luxury
room Count:
101-250
location Type:
Urban

Values

Customer Focus
Customer Service
Empowerment
Hospitality
Teamwork

Perks

401(K)
Company Discounts
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Hotel Discounts
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Vision Benefits
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The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
The Post Oak Hotel is the only Texas Forbes Five-Star Hotel and Spa
and Houston’s only AAA Five-Diamond destination boasting elegant
accommodations masterfully blended with extensive confershow more
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Address1600 West Loop South, Houston, TX, 77027 View map
Property typeHotel 
classLuxury 
room Count101-250 
location TypeUrban 

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