Sales & Planning Manager -Family Health International Development

Location US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/26/2018 3:46 PM)
ID
156255
Category
Sales
Employment Type
Fulltime-Regular

Overview

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Aramark’s leisure group specializes in lodging, recreation, conference centers and meeting services. The scope of our operations includes lodging, conference and meeting space, houseboats and other marine activities, retail merchandise, casual and fine dining experiences, and interpretive tours in some of this country's most pristine protected lands and national parks. We have been active partners with the National Park Service for over 20 years, providing high-quality visitor services in numerous locations across the United States. We are one of the nation’s leading managers of conference centers with a strong focus on customer experience. We are considered a premier provider of professional services by clients and competition alike, committed to providing high-quality recreation, hospitality and authentic experiences to clients and visitors from all over the world.

Description

Our Leisure group within SLC specializes in serving consumers; recreational and entertainment needs in national and state parks, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums and other day-use cultural attractions.

 

The scope of our operations includes operating lodging, conference and meeting space, houseboats and other marine activities, retail merchandise shops, fine dining restaurants, and interpretive tours in some of this country's most pristine protected lands and national parks.

 

We have been active partners with the National Park Service and various zoos, aquariums, and other cultural attractions for over 20 years, providing high-quality visitor services in numerous locations across the United States in over 12 states.  We are considered a premier provider of professional services by clients and competition alike, committed to providing high-quality recreation, hospitality and authentic experiences to clients and visitors from all over the world.

 

Some of the national and state parks in which we operate include:

  • Asilomar Conference Center, California
  • Denali National Park, Alaska
  • Glacier Bay, Alaska
  • Lake Powell Resorts and Marina, Arizona
  • Zephyr Cove Resort & Marinas, Nevada
  • Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado
  • Olympic Peninsula, Washington
  • Togwotee Mountain Lodge, Wyoming

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

50% Conference Sales and 50% Conference Management

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all aspects of assigned bookings to include, but not limited to, AV needs, Room Set-ups, Food & Beverage, Meeting Materials, Rentals, Billings, Parking, etc. 
  • Monitor, on a daily basis, TargetNet’s list dailies and banquet event orders to ensure information is up to date and accurate.
  • Handle all sales efforts with current and future clients. Prospecting new business and responding to RFP's.
  • Inspect status of meeting or classroom set-ups.
  • During room inspection, notify the appropriate departments for items, which may be missing from set-up instructions. Example: tables, skirting, water, A/V etc. Ensure that all items are followed up on.
  • Immediately meet with the Client and verify that set-ups are correct. Ask if there are any last minute changes. Check with the Client throughout the day.
  •  Ensure that all client and participants requests are handled within fifteen minutes.
  • Attend weekly & daily BEO meeting to review any changes in upcoming programs or special events.
  • Maintain a high level of morale and cooperation.
  • Use good judgment, common sense, and fairness in decisions with all team members.
  • Up to and including any additional assigned duties by the General Manager.
  • Program Management of Corporate Meetings, University Programs and Social Business as assigned

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. 
  • 5  years’ experience in sales, group catering events or like employment
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Planning, organizing and effective time management skills
  • Experience with computer applications including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, Maestro, Opera, Springer Miller System or other property management systems. Other experience with sales based CRM applications
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established goals & objectives
  • General financial acumen

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