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Sales & Marketing Coordinator

401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance, Hotel Discounts

Posted May 11, 2022

Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton
Des Moines, IA
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About This Job

What’s in it for you…

  • Competitive compensation package!
  • Hotel discount at locations worldwide!
  • Paid time off and holiday pay incentives!
  • Professional development and promotion opportunities!
  • 401(k) available for all associates!
  • Full benefit options available!

The impact you’ll make…

The Hotel Fort Des Moines, A Curio Collection by Hilton is seeking a Sales & Marketing Coordinator. This position is responsible for assisting the sales and catering department in achieving their revenue and customer satisfaction goals by efficiently and effectively coordinating all sales and catering efforts. The successful candidate will also support the design, development, and implementation of all marketing initiatives. The position requires a high-energy, positive, self-motivated individual with excellent verbal and written communication.

This position must have excellent attention to detail and accuracy, good time management skills and a strong ability to multi-task and prioritize. Must have ability to adapt easily to change and work in a fast- paced environment. This position is critical in helping to promote collaboration and a positive, professional environment.

You’ll enjoy this job because…

  • You want to learn and grow in the field of Sales, Events, & Marketing
  • You’re detail-oriented and have a strong focus on accuracy
  • You enjoy applying knowledge to business processes
  • You’re self-motivated to achieve success
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment

What you’ll be doing…

  • Assist the sales team in preparing proposals, contracts, BEO’s, and assign electronic leads as directed.
  • Enter group bookings and event space in Delphi, the property’s Sales & Catering system.
  • Create master SRP’s for rates codes, groups and miscellaneous tasks in R& I and OnQ Hilton Hotels Revenue and Property Management system.
  • Create, update, and maintain sales & catering files.
  • Distribute mail, order, and maintain an inventory of office supplies.
  • Maintain adequate phone coverage as defined by the Director of Sales & Marketing.
  • Produce accurate and timely reports that meet the needs of the Director of Sales & Marketing, sales team, and senior management.
  • In collaboration with the sales team, conduct any walk-in or scheduled tours for social blocks and corporate/group potential clients as needed in the absence of the sales team
  • Assist the Director of Sales & Marketing in developing and producing promotional flyers and marketing material, maintain all digital assets.
  • Assist in the development and production of the Hotel’s employee newsletter.
  • Produce sales & catering material to include but not limited to name badges, tent cards, menus and menu cards, and other miscellaneous related collateral.
  • Assist in managing BEO book and daily change log.
  • Inspect show rooms and ready meeting space for site tours and client meetings; prepare and distribute Daily Site Tour list.
  • Assist the sales & banquet department in setting meeting rooms, and respond to guest needs as necessary, as needed and depending upon staffing levels.
  • Update all property signage and electronic messaging.
  • Maintain a professional and creative attitude while dealing with internal and external customers
  • Special projects as assigned by the Director of Sales & Marketing

Requirements…

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • At least two years related experience, previous Hilton Hotel related experience a plus.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with a variety of personality types and situations.
  • Knowledge of Delphi FDC & OnQ PM is preferred.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Effectively use Microsoft Office 365 suite at an intermediate skill level
  • Maintain high degree of organization and accuracy
  • Able to sit at a desk/computer for hours at a time

About First Hospitality…

Founded in 1985 and based in Chicago, First Hospitality is a forward-thinking hotel development, investment, and management company. First Hospitality’s strategic vision is to create value for all through excellence and an openness to doing things differently.

First Hospitality seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employee’s differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the customers we serve. FH fosters an inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility, and fairness. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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About this Employer

Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton

1000 Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

(515) 528-7733

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A historic base where presidents stayed

A favorite among presidents and celebrities including Elvis and Johnny Cash, our restored 1919 hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We're in the center of downtown Des Moines, a mile from the Wells Fargo Arena. The Iowa State Capitol is less than 10 minutes away, and we're 15 minutes from the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Proudfoot & Bird

Fine Dining in every aspect. Proudfoot & Bird, named after the original Hotel Fort Des Moines architects, pays homage to the glamorous days of years past with every detail. Adorned with stunning marble tables, intricate gold ceiling inlay, plush soft seating, and grand circular bar we have recreated a time that was filled with elegance, extravagance, and indulgence. Housed in the historic Hotel Fort Des Moines, we have taken every step possible to protect a valued piece of Des Moines’ cherished history. Two semi-private dining rooms are available, seating eight and 10 guests, respectively. Comprised of handmade pastas, humanely raised poultry, waterfowl, prime cuts of beef, sustainably caught seafood and locally sourced produce, Proudfoot & Bird’s menu consists of world class fare. Timeless cocktails, local/regional beer selections, and a carefully curated list of award-winning wines have been chosen to pair perfectly with our culinary vision. We look forward to serving you