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Executive Meeting Manager

Company: Sheraton National Hotel
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

The Executive Meeting Manager brings to bear their organizational and detailing skills to identify and implement profitable execution of all groups. Ensure that each group that the manager is responsible for meets or exceeds their revenue expectations based on their contracts. Active and positive contribution towards a high performance culture within the Convention Services Department through customer advocacy, sustained revenue achievement, communication and team participation.
Responsibilities


- An understanding of both monthly forecasting and the annual budget process.
- Understand the importance of raising the meeting planner evaluation scores and implement effective methods to ensure exceeding meeting planner satisfaction.
- Optimize room rental charges.
- Consistently participate in the re-booking of repeat business by having a track record of long term client relationships.
- Actively participate in industry related organizations (NACE, MPI).
- Thorough knowledge of sales techniques including strong closing skills as well as negotiating skills.
- Comfortable with hotel site inspections and client presentations.
- Excellent creative skills to provide innovative set-ups, menus, and functions for groups. Ability to generate creative and innovative menus while working closely with Chef on pricing specialty menus.
- Work closely with banquet department on operations and event execution. Ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action.
- Provide overall direction, coordination, and ongoing evaluation of operations. Detailed execution of all banquet event orders generated by the Convention Services Department.
- Experience providing Audio/Visual equipment and operating Audio/Visual as a profit center.
- Excellent knowledge of computers, specifically Delphi, Word and Excel.
- Monitor group room blocks and pick up, generate detailed resumes for the operating departments.
- Ability to work with outside vendors to ensure client satisfaction for all events/groups.
- Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
- Perform any other job related duties as assigned.
About Us

The Sheraton Pentagon City is an upscale hotel in Arlington that overlooks the Washington, D.C monuments and is one mile from Arlington National Cemetery. At Sheraton Pentagon City, we go beyond so you can too. We strive to create a fun and collaborative culture to ensure that our associates are always at their best. Associates enjoy hotels discounts, healthy lifestyle initiatives, and a competitive benefits program which includes tuition reimbursement and the Employee Assistance Program. Come see us today to learn more!We value U.S. military experience and invite all qualified military candidates to apply.

Keywords: Sheraton National Hotel, Arlington , Executive Meeting Manager, Executive , Arlington, Virginia

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