Executive Meeting Manager

SpringHill Suites Franklin / Coolsprings
Franklin, TN

Posted July 22, 2022

Exciting opportunity to sell events & meetings on an experienced hotel sales team!

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.

SpringHill Suites Franklin / Coolsprings

150 Room Hotel

SpringHill Suites by Marriott® Franklin Cool Springs amenities match its energetic, urban surroundings. Located in bustling McEwen Northside, the hotel features a vibrant bar, large outdoor pool with gazebo, over 3,000 sq.ft of meeting space, an onsite fitness center and free Wi-Fi. Our all-suite hotel seamlessly blends design, functionality and location.  This upscale SpringHill Suite is steps from Perry's Steakhouse & Grill, Club Pilates, Whole Foods Market and a variety of choice restaurants and trendy retail shops. 

Located just minutes from downtown Franklin attractions like The Factory, historic Lotz House and the Franklin Theatre. Spacious suites and a vibrant lobby offer flexible spaces for working, meeting or relaxing. Our Market is open 24/7 for snacks and necessities.  Our guests enjoy Complimentary breakfast in the morning and will unwind in the evening in our bar with handcrafted cocktails, local brews, wines and appetizers. Quite simply, from business trips to leisurely journeys, SpringHill Suites is a breath of fresh air.