* Sells and books meeting functions according to departmental guidelines. * Communicate group needs across operational departments to ensure that client specifications are met. * Manage the planning, execution and supervision of assigned conventions / conferences to include sales, negotiations and conflict resolution. * Communicate all group specifications and history to the appropriate operational departments. Ensure that all specifications are implemented and executed to established guidelines. * Accurately forecast group revenues according to established guidelines. * Ensure the proper use of function space, exhibit hall and overall event space. Maximize group revenue by referring available goods, services, attractions, and sub-contractors to convention groups. * Oversee contracted group room blocks to include cutoffs, attrition, etc. * Plan and develop convention programs, resumes, agendas, and services utilizing the Sales and Catering system according to client requirements and established guidelines. * Create external communications to include contract addendums, introductory letters, appropriate property information, and tentative schedule of events for assigned convention groups. * Host Planning Meetings, Site Inspections, Pre-Convention Meetings as outlined in convention services departmental guidelines. * Ensure client satisfaction through the smooth execution of all assigned conventions as measured by pre and post event survey data. * Perform other duties as assigned.
* Must have the ability to communicate in English. Self-starting personality with an even disposition. Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times. Can communicate well with guests. Must be willing to \"pitch-in\" and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player. Knowledge of a hotel structure and how all departments interact. Ability to effectively communicate with customers in a friendly and positive manner, in order to solicit business, meet client needs and resolve complaints. Ability to move throughout the hotel to conduct site inspections.
Our customers are what we are about. One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with PM Hotel Group staff. It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances. Every PM Hotel Group associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day.
In order to maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality and attendance. You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, have the ability to solve routine problems that occur on the job, and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.
Safety & Security:
The safety and security of our guests and associates is of utmost importance to PM Hotel Group. Every PM Hotel Group associate should adhere to the hotel security policies and procedures, particularly regarding key controls, lifting heavy objects, using chemicals, and effectively reporting safety hazards and safety concerns.
This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties. Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully. Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate's supervisor.
Furthermore, this description is subject to change, at the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an \"at will\" associate.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.