• Meeting and Events Specialist

    Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
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    Job description

    JOB OBJECTIVES – Sales professional responsible for handling prospective Meeting & Events clients from first inquiry whether directly from the client, through a Travel Agent or through other sources of lead generation. 


    • The Meetings & Events Sales Specialist will share responsibility within the department for the generation of sales to achieve the department budgets.
    • Responsible to verify and qualify potential leads. Negotiate rates, function space and amenities with client.
    • Ability to effectively communicate and trouble shoot with meeting planners, corporate buyers, travel agents and direct clients to fulfill their individual travel and event needs.
    • Communicate efficiently, effectively and professionally to clients, Business Development Managers and resort teams to ensure timely response to perspective clients.
    • Generate incremental revenue by selling specialized packages and additional amenities in accordance with company standards.
    • Responsible to prepare and present formal quotes to the client within 24 hours unless special circumstances exist.
    • Follow-up on all quotes within department set guidelines to clarify any questions and makes attempt to close the sale.
    • Maintain and document all sales activities, notes, and account information in Salesforce.
    • Arrange group or buy out customer site inspections prior to contract, as well as tours and luncheons when the Business Development Manager is unavailable or when the need arises.



    • minimum of two years of hotel or resort experience working with groups
    • five years of group and incentive sales experience and working knowledge of Salesforce.
    • Strong verbal, reading comprehension and computer skills required.
    • Ability to maintain a professional, upbeat and service oriented attitude required.
    • Must be able to work any shift between 6AM and 7PM MST Monday through Friday and 630AM to 4:30PM MST Saturday/Sunday.


    • High school diploma



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