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Executive Meeting Manager

posted November 20, 2019

DoubleTree Downtown Wilmington - Legal District
Wilmington, DE
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About This Job

You’re upbeat, high-energy, a natural at persuasion and making connections. You enjoy navigating number-packed spreadsheets as much as guest-packed events. And, your ability to grasp client needs is well matched with your knowledge of hotel property offerings and banquet operations. You capture the vision and communicate critical details between all parties without missing a beat. Wildly successful events, happy, returning clients, a thriving list of prospects, and optimized sales revenues, become the norm. As Executive Meeting Manager, you would be well positioned to grow your sales experience, while working closely with Interstate’s talented Sales and Marketing team.

As Executive Meeting Planner, you will

  • Use your sales prowess and flair for relationship building to develop, capture and secure new and repeat business, maximizing sales revenue and achieving financial goals. Exercise your power of persuasion in negotiating room rates, catering prices and group sales terms, optimizing space and maximizing revenue.
  • Connect with people in a meaningful way, continually innovating to expand the reach of corporate, business and travel industry accounts, tapping into community organizations and the media to elevate the property’s market share awareness and drive further business.
  • Capture the client’s vision and effectively convey specifications to appropriate departments, rapidly responding to inquiries, concerns, and issues, ensuring an exceptional client experience and driving future sales. Skillfully prepare and execute sales contracts, event orders, and group resumes.
  • Channel your inner-creative to develop outstanding events and meetings and execute them to the delight of your client.    

Fundamentals

A four-year college degree or equivalent education or experience is required, with a minimum of one year’s sales or catering experience in a related position.  Excellent written, verbal English communication and presentation skills are needed to be successful in this role.  Regular use of computer, business software and equipment is expected. This position requires full mobility and driving occasionally.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

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About This Employer

DoubleTree Downtown Wilmington - Legal District

700 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 655-0400

217 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

Ideally situated in the heart of downtown Wilmington's legal and financial districts, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Downtown Wilmington - Legal District is one block from the Federal Courthouse and Delaware State Superior Courthouse. The hotel offers easy access to I-95, and is situated midway between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport. Wilmington Amtrak Station (WIL) is five blocks away.

Major corporations headquartered nearby include Met Life, Bank of America, DuPont, JPMorgan Chase, Capital One and Astra Zeneca. Take advantage of our complimentary shuttle service to and from businesses, restaurants and attractions. Discover the charming atmosphere of the Riverfront, home to great dining and attractions.

Unwind in a comfortable guest room with a range of thoughtful amenities including an ergonomic work space, a refrigerator, and a hot beverage center. We invite our guests to catch up on work in the business center, work out in the fitness center, or swim laps in the indoor heated saline pool.

Metro Cafe and Lounge, located within the hotel, offers a full dining menu for all meals and is a great gathering place for unwinding in the evening. Dedicated Hilton HHonors guest room levels and an exclusive Concierge Lounge are available for all-day beverages and snacks.