Event Sales / Meeting Planner
The Bright Shawl - San Antonio, TX

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ONLY EXPERIENCED - LOCAL - CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED

Events Sales

Established event venue and restaurant open for public and private events, is seeking an experienced event sales manager with high volume experience and proven sales record

JOB OVERVIEW:
Market, sell and coordinate events thru marketing plan which maximizes revenue for facility. Handle customer inquiries, be point-of-contact for all event details, oversee the coordination of all event information and resources, be responsible for account management, sales prospecting and business development

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES explained but not limited to:
Prepare proposals for clients and maintain well-organized event records
Prepare detailed event reports, including sales data worksheets, sales projections and other financial metrics. Responsible for all elements of event planning, including identifying event logistics and negotiating contracts. Proactively communicate event information and set clear expectations for event delivery on all BEO’s. Meet clients and conduct tours of facility
Execute marketing plan and maintain record of sales calls, cold calls and mailings.

Qualifications and Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree and/or Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) certification are preferred, with a minimum three years experience in organizing and managing events, including corporate and association meetings, trade shows, luncheons, weddings and other special occasions offering high caliber service. Previous private club or hotel catering experience required. Must speak and write fluent English. Bilingual is a plus.

- Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
- High closing ratio
- Excellent customer service and prompt follow up are essential
- Active member of the hospitality and event planning industries
- Will be required to be onsite for most events
- Create floor plans
-Must be familiar with catering software, all MS Office products and POS systems
- Maintain files and payments for each event, closes event and writes follow-up correspondence
- Host weekly BEO meeting

ONLY LOCAL CANDIDATES WITH EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED


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About this company
The Bright Shawl is owned and operated by the Junior League of San Antonio, Inc.. Net proceeds from sales and special events are returned to...