Senior Sales Events ManagerThe Williamsburg Hotel Brooklyn, NY
A property of: The Williamsburg HotelPosted 3 weeks ago

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Job Description

The Williamsburg Hotel is looking for a Senior Sales Events Manager to oversee private events and sales.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contract, detail and liaise on all aspects of a corporate meeting, event, or social event in all private spaces
  • Proactively prospect and network with meeting planners for new corporate and social events on property
  • Conduct site inspections and outside sales call goals on a weekly basis
  • Understand menu pricing, room layouts, and AV requirements for all types of meetings and events
  • Create SMART sales action plans on finding and seeking new business
  • Attend necessary trade shows in the event planning industry
  • Mentor and develop junior sales managers and event operations staff
  • Assist with promoting, selling, and managing private event rentals
  • Generate and execute processes for event booking
  • Maintain brand identity throughout programming and coordination

General Duties:

  • Confidence in managing clients efficiently, understanding their needs and actively qualifying every lead
  • Oversee the sales and operations of private meetings and events
  • Generate reports and evaluate sales
  • Assist in creating and maintaining operational standards
  • Work with Marketing on initiatives to generate leads
  • Manage relationships with preferred event vendors
  • Conduct data analysis to identify trends and propose revenue-generating initiatives
  • Establish and foster new relationships that drive desks sales and increase brand awareness for the property
  • Attend any meetings or training sessions or courses as required
  • Assist fellow employees to perform similar or related jobs as and when necessary
  • Continuously seek out opportunities to learn and improve the knowledge of the job
  • Undertake any reasonable request made by a member of management
  • Achieve set Key Performance Objectives and Indicators and complete all other duties, tasks and projects as required
  • Ensure booking processes and actions are followed in-line with company standards

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in events, preferably in Hotel event sales and management
  • Prior experience managing a team of full-time employees
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
  • Hospitable demeanor
  • Self-starter, fast learner, and entrepreneurial passion
  • Understanding of Williamsburg or NYC market a must

Job Details

Senior level

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The Williamsburg Hotel
Modern design and architecture meet local spirit and community.
Community-centric, close to Manhattan, and accessible to transport.
Towering above Williamsburg with dramatic 360 views of Mshow more
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Address96 Wythe Avenue, NY, 11249 View map
Property typeHotel 
room Count101-250 
location TypeUrban 
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