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Event Sales & Planning Manager

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Posted November 30, 2021

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN
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At Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, we are about a lot more than bricks and mortar. We understand that most 4 star hotels have similar offerings. The difference between other hotels in Indianapolis and Hyatt Regency is the family of colleagues working together with in.

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Sales and Events Manager

Beautifully designed and refined, Hyatt Regency is a contemporary downtown Indianapolis hotel conveniently connected to the Convention Center and just steps from Lucas Oil Stadium. The modern amenities at our hotel blend effortlessly with classic design elements, creating a comfortable oasis in the heart of one of the Midwest’s most exciting cities with many exciting attractions nearby.

The Catering Sales & Events Manager is responsible for effectively communicating with the various departments to ensure that the meeting and related functions are executed for the clients.

  • Responsible for planning all details from start to finish with group & catering business through building strong, professional customer relationships and providing consistent outstanding customer service
  • Responsible for re-booking group and applicable catering business through building strong, professional customer relationships and providing consistent outstanding customer service.
  • Maintains well-documented, accurate, organized and up-to-date file management in order to serve client and employer in the most expedient, organized and knowledgeable manner.
  • Plan, implement and oversee assigned conferences, events, and hotel room blocks
  • Supervise contracted group room blocks for cutoffs and attrition
  • Conduct Planning Meetings, Site Inspections, and Pre/Post-Conference meetings in order to ensure outstanding execution of client events and details; follow up for feedback from events
  • Engage in site visits and plan meetings for upcoming group and potential affiliate business
  • Develops customer profiles and maintains an effective trace system including trace dates and references, in order to best meet client needs, resulting in superior account service and increased revenues.
  • Develops strong customer relationships through appropriate client communication and the use of professional, courteous and ethical interpersonal interaction.
  • Promptly follows-up on all customer needs and inquires in an efficient and expedient manner.
  • Represents themselves and the hotel with the highest level of integrity and professionalism, a service -focused approach and a caring, sincere attitude at all times.
  • Exhibits a positive and involved team attitude to all hotel departments and maintains open communication with all coworkers for the best overall performance of the hotel.
  • Displays a neat, clean and professional appearance at all times.


Requirements:

· Requires knowledge of general sales techniques.

· Requires highly developed customer service skills.

· Requires ability to hear, speak, read and write English fluently.

· Requires effective verbal communication and business writing skills.

· Must have dexterity/mobility to meet clients on and off premises, to tour property and attend functions, to climb stairs, use door keys and operate basic office equipment.

· 2 years of Social Event Planning preferred.

· 2 years of food and beverage experience preferred.

· Excellent organization skills with attention to detail.

· Good up-selling skills.

· Able to execute a sales and marketing plan to enhance revenue

· A positive and winning attitude is a must!

· Understanding knowledge of computers.

· Be able to work on weekends as needed.

compensation: Annual Salary with Sales Incentive Plan

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About this Employer

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

One South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204

(317) 632-1234

499 Room Hotel

www.hyatt.com

Our Hotel

Beautifully designed and refined, Hyatt Regency is a contemporary downtown Indianapolis hotel conveniently connected to the Convention Center and just steps from Lucas Oil Stadium. The modern amenities at our hotel blend effortlessly with classic design elements, creating a comfortable oasis in the heart of one of the Midwest’s most exciting cities with many exciting attractions nearby.

499 non-smoking rooms and suites with plush Hyatt Grand Beds®, Roomlinx Smart TV, free Wi-Fi, and a refrigerator.

  • Regency Club (Breakfast and Appetizers Monday-Thursday, Breakfast Friday mornings)
  • 24-hour StayFit™ Fitness Center
  • Indoor heated pool / whirlpool
  • Enclosed, climate controlled skywalk to Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium
  • Gift shop
  • Business center