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Executive Meeting Manager

posted September 28, 2019

Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
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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

Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel

500 Stevens Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19113

(610) 521-5900

349 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Boasting an unrivaled location 1-mile from Philadelphia International Airport, our hotel offers easy access to some of the area's most popular attractions including the Wells Fargo Center and Citizens Bank Park. Before setting out to sightsee or conduct business downtown, visitors can take a moment to relax and unwind in their spacious room or suite. They can enjoy freshening up in our marble bathrooms, or finish some tasks using our work desks and high-speed Wi-Fi. We offer room service, and two on-site restaurants - The Sanctuary and Dorsey's. Both restaurants are terrific for gathering with friends or colleagues before attending an event in one of our 19 elegantly appointed meeting venues. No matter what it is that brings travelers to the City of Brotherly Love, they'll appreciate every moment they spend at Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel.