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Event Sales & Services Manager

Company: Fairmont Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Event Sales & Services Manager
Through your passion and motivation, you sell and service memorable experiences to guests who stay in your property. You are professional and knowledgeable about your property, and you build strong relationships and create bond with your guests.

What's in it for you:


- Paid time off
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401K
- Complimentary shift meal
- Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
- Learning programs through our Academies and Educational Assistance for further development
- Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
- Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21


- What you will be doing:

- Solicit banquet business of 50ppl or less, and reach consistent achievement of sales objectives
- Establish parameters, quotes and negotiate prices and seal contracts
- Participate in tradeshows, conventions and promotional events
- Maintain accounts, contact, activity and business details
- Service and plan social weddings and local corporate events assigned to you from the Director of Events.
- Your experience and skills include:

- Relevant sales experience is an asset
- Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
- Highly responsible & reliable
- Flexible work hours based on business levels (holidays, weekends, and weekdays)
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
- Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Your team and working environment:

Austin's newest luxury property, Fairmont Austin offers 1,048 guestrooms and suites, along with over 140,000 square feet of meeting and event space. This is your opportunity to be part of the most innovative and passionate hotel teams in one of the fastest growing markets in the United States. "Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion" and Why Work for Accor" sections are to remain as is.

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/

Keywords: Fairmont Austin, Austin , Event Sales & Services Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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