Job Detail

  • Job ID 7950
  • Remote Job No
  • Experience 5 Years +
  • Academic Level Bachelor

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Qualify each event proposal, accepts those which match availabilities and are in line with conference marketing and strategy plan
  • Assigns all events turned over to the conference & event team and oversees function space and group room blocks
  • Assists with negotiations for space contracts and book event space, arrange food and beverage, order supplies and audio-visual equipment, ensure appropriate décor (florals, linens, color schemes, etc.) to meet the quality expectations of the hotel
  • Leads discussions to review event complexity and proactively avoid service challenges and failure and overall responsible for ensuring coordination between the Events Management
  • Department and Front Lines / Back-of-House departments.
  • Closely monitors account revenue and business production.
  • Adjusts strategies, procedures and coverage as needed to achieve the planned goals Identify key need periods
  • Assists with promotional ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process
  • Ensures awareness by the team of how to meet market changes at all times
  • Prepares monthly catering revenue forecast and yearly budget.
  • Develops marketing plan and ensure execution of marketing plan. Formalize strategies. Lead and motivate team to achieve goals
  • Works with F&B Division in development of new concept/ theme menus/set-ups to cater to guests to enhance revenue and customer loyalty
  • Actively promotes restaurant, events and conferencing facilities in line with annual strategic marketing plan
  • Manages a team by leading by example and motivating a high-performance team

 

 

Qualifications

Experience

  • 5 years of experience selling hotels and/or Senior Event Management Roles
  • Excellent knowledge of conference & events segments within a large operation and experience in developing specific strategies and drive sales
  • Proven Track Record in managing conferences / Expos / Wedding and other types of events

 

 

Education
Degree from a major, accredited institution in the fields of hospitality, Sales & Marketing, statistics, marketing, finance, business administration
Post graduate degree will be preferred

 

Skills / Competencies

  • Mature presentation style and be comfortable interacting with senior management continuously
  • Excellent command of English, Greek and other languages will be considered as an advantage
  • Expert proficiency in MS Excel and strong skills in PowerPoint
  • Must have superior technical skills in Opera, Dephi or other conference & event systems
  • Strong project management skills is a must

 

Personal Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communications skills and an aptitude for very high pressure on the spot decisions
  • Ability to keep up with a fast paced and growing business
  • Must have a strong analytical and economics mindset
  • Pro-Active and open minded

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