Conference Service Manager
|Event Planning Manager|
Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team! Event Planning Manager acts a liaison between the customer and hotel sales person to provide direction and supervision during execution of meeting and banquet functions or event. Will be available to customers during event to solve problems and suggest alternatives to previous arrangements. They will directly serve group and catering customers in a proactive manner working with the logistics of group room blocks, food and beverage, public meeting space, and billing processes. Will play an important role in the achievement of re-booking group business for future dates while demonstrating effective upsell skills to obtain maximum profit.ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:QUALIFICATIONS:* Bachelor's degree and/or 2+ years of hotel sales experience. * 1-year food and beverage experience. * Strong understanding of negotiation and interpretation of contracts.* Developed business communication skills, both written and verbal.* Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft office. * Present a professional appearance and confidence. * Ability to communicate effectively with public and other Team Members. * Strong time management skills, and ability to work under pressure.* Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM systems. EOE AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual OrientationDavidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test and background check required.