This position is responsible for the overall operation of the convention banquet space, meeting with guests to understand the requirements for their functions, and supervision of the banquet staff to ensure guests' requirements are met and exceeded.
Focus on a consistently execute up-selling approach. Meet with clients to work out the details of their functions. Escort clients through the property and highlight features of facility as well as available services. Meet and greet clients on event dates and supervise as needed. General knowledge of conference technology and audio visual needs. Entertain prospective clients and give tours of event space, outlets, and guest rooms. Keep updated on current sales trends within the market and the competitive set. Work with F&B Director and Banquet Manager to establish policy standards, procedures, operational guidelines, and service manual.
Participate as team player with other key hotel members. Professionally represent the hotel in community and industry organizations and events. Provide constructive feedback to all departments and to hotel sales and marketing leaders. Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision Must possess leadership skills. Must possess computer skills, including but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Delphi Knowledge of computer accounting programs, math skills, as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required. Extensive knowledge of revenue management. Knowledge of hotel and competitive market.