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Executive Meeting Manager

Courtyard by Marriott Westbury Long Island
Westbury, NY

Posted February 7, 2020

Exciting opportunity to sell events & meetings at an Award Winning Hotel!

Executive Meeting Manager

 We are looking for a candidate that wants an opportunity to both sell and service groups.

This position is responsible for direct sales for the hotel through limited outside calls, numerous prospecting calls and closing incoming inquiries. Maintain key catering accounts while finding new business for the hotel.  Targets/prospects small groups and catering only business.

Essential Job Functions:

-   Knows accounts and pending accounts (i.e., volume, trends, rates at other hotels, etc.).

-   Make effective sales calls using the brand and company sales processes.

-   Prospects and acquires new business with a heavy focus on catering opportunities

-   Maintains orderly sales files and maintains detailed notes in sales system on all correspondence with clients.

 -  Maintains group information and GRC in sales system.

-   Assist with follow-up on rooming lists, direct bill, and other logistical requirements for previously booked business. Enters rooming lists for          groups.

-  Services all groups while in-house

-  Coordinates catering, conference service activities and client specifications to deliver smooth execution of meetings and events.

 -  Coordinates flow of information with departments for groups through BEOs and Group Resumes.

-   Flexible schedule to assist with meetings and banquet functions

Necessary Skills and Attributes:

Excellent verbal, comprehension, listening and problem solving skills

Interpersonal and time management skills

Direct sales skills

Guest relation skills

Formal Education:

-   BA or BS in Marketing Administration

Certified Hospitality Sales Professional (preferred)

Experience:

A year of Direct Sales experience preferred.  An intimate working knowledge of market qualification, the selling process, file and trace management and time management skills.



Courtyard by Marriott Westbury Long Island

145 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Centrally located in the village of Westbury, our hotel invites you to savor simple pleasures while staying walking distance from neighborhood shops and restaurants. Sit back and enjoy a show at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, or speed things up with a fun-filled afternoon in New York City, just 30 minutes away via the Long Island Rail Road. Back at our hotel, make yourself at home in our contemporary rooms and suites. With complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, moveable work desks and plush bedding, you can stay as relaxed or productive as you please. If you're hungry, grab breakfast and dinner with your favorite Starbucks® beverage or cocktail at The Bistro, our restaurant. During downtime, dedicate yourself to a workout in our fitness center, then cool off with a refreshing dip in our indoor pool. Whether heading to The Big Apple for business or leisure, prepare for a successful stay when reserving accommodations at Courtyard Westbury Long Island.