Senior Sales Executive (Non-Exempt) – The Westin Seattle – USA

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Job Number 19089415
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location The Westin Seattle| 1900 5th Ave| Seattle| Washington| United
States
Brand Westin Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

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At Westin| we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by
providing a refreshing environment| thoughtful amenities| and revitalizing
programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they
arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests’ well-being|
and we’re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and
soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help
guests be at their best| and they appreciate our supportive attitude|
anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them
throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to
join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If
you’re someone who has is positive| adaptable and intuitive| and has a genuine
interest in the well-being of others around you| we invite you to discover how
at Westin| together we can rise.

JOB SUMMARY

Acts as the on-property liaison for group sales within the pre-defined peak
room parameters for Property Sales. Contracts and closes group business in
addition to conducting site inspections. Verifies business is turned over
properly and in a timely fashion for quality service delivery. Achieves group
revenue goals by actively up-selling each business opportunity to maximize
revenue opportunity. Implements the brand’s service strategy and applicable
brand initiatives in all aspects of the sales process and drives customer
loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

Required:

• High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the sales and marketing|
guest services| front desk| or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration|
Marketing| Hotel and Restaurant Management| or related major; 2 years
experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

Preferred:

• Large group sales experience.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Sales Activities

• Achieves group revenue goals by responding to incoming group/catering
opportunities for the property that are within the pre-defined peak room
parameters.

• Understands the overall market (e.g.| competitors’ strengths and weaknesses|
economic trends| supply and demand etc.) and knows how to sell against them.

• Closes the best opportunities for the property based on market conditions
and property needs.

• Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business
and negotiate contracts.

• Achieves group revenue goals by actively up-selling each business
opportunity to maximize revenue opportunity.

• Partners with Area Sales to identify new group/catering business and achieve
personal and property revenue goals.

• Acts as the on-property liaison for group events over the Group Sales peak
room parameters of the Sales Office.

• Develops group sales revenue and operation budgets| and provides forecasting
reports.

• Works with the management team to create and implement a group
sales/marketing plan addressing revenue| customers| and market.

• Assists with selling| implementation| and follow-through of group sales
promotions.

• Attends pre- and post-convention meetings to understand group needs| obtain
feedback on quality of product (e.g.| rooms| meeting facilities and equipment|
food and beverage)| service levels| and overall satisfaction.

• Provides accurate| complete| and effective turnover to Event Management.

• Executes and supports Marriott’s Customer Service Standards and hotel’s
Brand Standards.

• Conducts site inspections| as required.

• Monitors same day selling procedures to maximize room revenue and control
hotel occupancy.

• Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g.|
generating proposal| writing contract| customer correspondence).

• Participates in and practices daily service basics of the brand (e.g.|.| MHR
Spirit to Serve Daily Basics| RHR Savvy Service Basics| Courtyard| SpringHill
Suites| Fairfield Inn Basics of the Day| Residence Inn Daily Huddle| or
TownePlace Suites Morning Meeting).

• Verifies that the property implements a seamless turnover from sales to
operations and back to sales while consistently delivering high level of
service.

• Monitors the effective resolution of guest issues that arise as a result of
the sales process by creating mechanisms to channel issues to property
leadership and/or other appropriate stakeholders.

• Verifies successful performance by increasing revenues| controlling
expenses| and providing a return on investment for the owner and Marriott
International.

• Performs other duties| as assigned| to meet business needs.

Building Successful Relationships

• Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers to
enable future bookings through sales calls| entertainment| FAM trips| trade
shows| etc.

• Develops relationships within the community to strengthen and expand
customer base for group/catering sales opportunities.

• Works collaboratively with off-property sales channels (e.g.| Group Sales
within the Sales Office| Area Sales| EST) to verify the property needs are
being achieved and the sales efforts are complementary| not duplicative.

• Partners with Event Management and/or Operations in providing a customer
experience that exceeds the customer’s expectations.

• Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and
loyalty by assisting the customer and verifying their satisfaction before and
during their program/event.

• Implements the brand’s service strategy and applicable brand initiatives in
all aspects of the sales process and drives customer loyalty by delivering
service excellence throughout each customer experience.

• Serves the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the
appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their
expectations| while building a relationship and loyalty to Marriott.

• Gains understanding of the property’s primary target customer and service
expectations; serves the customer by understanding their business| business
issues and concerns| to offer better business solution both prior to| and
during| the program/event.

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Catering Sales Manager – The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne – USA

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Job Number 19083845
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne| Miami| 455 Grand Bay Drive| Key
Biscayne| Florida| United States
Brand The Ritz-Carlton
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us
At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide| The Ritz-Carlton Ladies
and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays
with us| the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of
luxury experiences| we set the standard for rare and special luxury service
the world over. We invite you to explore The Ritz-Carlton.

JOB SUMMARY

The position is accountable for soliciting and handling catering sales
opportunities. Ensures business is turned over properly and in a timely
fashion for proper service delivery. Conducts day-to-day activities related to
catering sales with a focus on building long-term| value-based customer
relationships that enable achievement of sales objectives. Achieves personal
sales goals.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration|
Marketing| Hotel and Restaurant Management| or related major; 1 year
experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

OR

• 4-year bachelor|s degree in Business Administration| Marketing| Hotel and
Restaurant Management| or related major.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Building Successful Relationships that Generate Sales Opportunities

• Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers to
enable future bookings. Activities could include sales calls| entertainment|
FAM trips| trade shows| etc.

• Develops relationships within community to strengthen and expand customer
base for sales opportunities.

• Manages and develops relationships with key internal and external
stakeholders.

• Provides accurate| complete and effective turnover to Event Management.

Engaging in Sales Activities

• Researches and develops new leads for catering business.

• Participates in sales calls with members of sales team to acquire new
business and/or close on business.

• Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g.|
generating proposal| writing contract| customer correspondence).

Using Knowledge of Market Trends and Target Customer Information to Maximize
Revenue

• Identifies new business to achieve personal and location revenue goals.

• Understands the overall market – competitors’ strengths and weaknesses|
economic trends| supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.

• Closes the best opportunities for the location based on market conditions
and location needs.

• Gains understanding of the location’s primary target customer and service
expectations; serves the customer by understanding their business| business
issues and concerns| to offer better business solution.

Additional Responsibilities

• Executes brand’s Customer Service Standards and property’s Brand Standards.

• Sets a positive example for guest relations.

• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service
levels.

_The Ritz-Carlton is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a
diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The Ritz-Carlton does
not discriminate on the basis of disability| veteran status or any other basis
protected under federal| state or local laws._

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Marketing Manager – Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel – USA

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Job Number 19080855
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel| 811 7th Ave 53rd Street|
New York| New York| United States
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us
At Sheraton| we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by
our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love
what we do| and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests
stay with us| it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an
experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything
they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the
lives of those around you| we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.

JOB SUMMARY

The Marketing and Communications Manager is part of an important team that
creates and executes property-level communications to our customers. Under the
leadership of the Director of Marketing and Communication| this role promotes
on-brand messaging to customers through traditional| digital| and social media
channels all with the goal of enhancing the image of the hotel. This role
helps build direct marketing plans| targeted campaigns| and activated channels
to the end of driving consumer awareness and preference| increasing market
share| and building broader portfolio and brand awareness. This role focuses
on showcasing Food and Beverage promotions| both to hotel guests and to local
patrons. As part of the Marketing and Communication team| this role is fully
connected into resources in their region; Marketing and Communication Managers
liaise and build deep partnerships with their regional eCommerce and Marketing
teams to verify all local| social| and digital marketing efforts are
effectively integrated with the selling efforts for the organization. This
role also gets to do a little bit of everything| from balancing traditional
and digital marketing and eCommerce activities to contributing to public
relations (PR) activities for the hotel. Success is measured by how well they
help drive the sales and revenue strategy of the property| social media
engagement and also by how effectively leveraged the resources around them are
to create truly compelling marketing and communications campaigns.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

Required:

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Marketing| Public Relations|
Business Administration or related major and 4 years experience in the sales|
marketing| digital or related professional area; hospitality marketing or
digital advertising experience preferred

OR

• 4-year bachelor|s degree in Marketing| Public Relations| Business| or
related major; 2 years experience in the sales| marketing| digital or related
professional area; hospitality marketing or digital advertising agency
experience preferred.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Hotel Marketing and Advertising

• Executes annual marketing plan to budget| in consultation with the GM| Food
and Beverage leader| Operations leaders| Director of Marketing Communications|
and cluster marketing and ecommerce teams.

• Partners with Operations| Food & Beverage and Sales teams to execute
promotions and campaigns to target in-house guests with promotions that drive
incremental revenue to the hotel.

• Acts as the liaison between the marketing department and advertising agency
on the tactical advertising campaigns| creative and media plans| particularly
for food and beverage promotions.

• Manages F&B media schedules and verifies prompt settlement of accounts.

• Partners with property Revenue Management to verify correct offer loading|
verifying advertisement targeting is correctly directed at relevant consumer
groups

• Executes email marketing| and display advertising.

• Maintains frequent| active engagement with Cluster eCommerce manager to
verify alignment| pull-through| and 2-way communication about the status|
performance evaluation| opportunities| and issues related to online programs
and initiatives.

• Verifies all advertising for the hotel in digital channels is in alignment
with brand voice.

Social Media Content Management

• Facilitates social media engagement and updating content in local digital
channels (e.g.| hotel website| travel sites).

• Develops and executes promotions campaign in F&B| weddings| spa| rooms and
conferences through relevant digital and social media channels.

• Engages in proactive online reputation management by surfacing relevant
guest comments (positive or negative) in social media channels and responds
accordingly.

Public Relations and Visual Asset Management

• Develops a comprehensive PR plan per quarter along with agency and and
executes post sign-off from GM.

• Maintains a comprehensive list of local media contracts| with particular
emphasis on food critics and bloggers.

• Manages assigned accounts as per the media account management system.

• Writes and distributes all press releases for property events| promotions|
and outlets.

• Manages the execution of hotel sponsored events| community/government
relations activities| and press promotional activities.

• Supports pull through of impactful PR strategy & activities to drive quality
press coverage through media engagement| in alignment with communications
objectives.

• Verifies the news clippings and other online| print| and social media
mention report is completed on a monthly basis for property distribution.

• Manages external vendors and media agencies; works with agency partners and
continent PR leader to identify strategic media buys for their hotel(s).

• Surfaces and vets PR leads from the continent PR Leader regarding which are
the best media to promote the hotel.

• Supports the co-ordination of photography for F&B advertising| collateral
and public relations purposes between the hotel| advertising agency and the
regional field marketing teams.

• Manages photo shoots for seasonal or festive promotions in partnership with
the cluster or area marketing team.

• Acts as central point of contact for regionally approved local photographers
for food| amenity| and property imagery; coordinates with area or cluster
marketing to verify all photography adheres to brand voice.

Direct Marketing and Collateral Development

• Coordinates and executes Hotel and F&B printed materials.

• Controls quantity and inventory of all Hotel marketing collateral and
verifies copies are filed in a comprehensive manner.

• Assists in the production of all property| F&B display| and temporary
signage in hotel public areas.

• Promotes collection of competitors collateral and publicity on a monthly
basis.

• Manages the execution of F&B direct marketing activities.

• Verifies all collateral is as per brand standard guidelines and in
compliance with Brand Standard Audit (BSA).

General

• Assists and manages the development| co-ordination and execution of all
communications activities with a strong emphasis on property F&B promotions
and campaigns.

• Helps with the publication of hotel’s newsletter(s).

• Supports communications duties and functions as deemed necessary.

• Assists in the liaison and execution of joint F&B promotions.

• Works with eCommerce to verify the Hotel’s website and related websites are
updated on a regular basis.

• Partners with Director of Marketing to create marketing plan aligned to
hotel sales and revenue strategy.

• Provides training and marketing leadership and act as a marketing subject
matter expert for GMs| Sales Leaders and Managers| and Revenue leaders.

• Coordinates with property and above property eCommerce and Revenue
Management teams to report success of property marketing and eCommerce
performance.

• Keeps abreast of competition and its collateral| advertising| and marketing
efforts and constantly evolving digital and marketing trends.

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Senior Catering Sales Manager – The Ritz-Carlton – USA

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Job Number 19079102
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location The Ritz-Carlton| Tysons Corner| 1700 Tysons Boulevard| McLean|
Virginia| United States
Brand The Ritz-Carlton
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us
At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide| The Ritz-Carlton Ladies
and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays
with us| the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of
luxury experiences| we set the standard for rare and special luxury service
the world over. We invite you to explore The Ritz-Carlton.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for proactively soliciting group/catering business. The position
is accountable for handling large group or other customer segments related to
opportunities with significant revenue potential. Actively up-sells each
business opportunity to maximize revenue for individual properties. Aligns
customer profile with the appropriate product. Achieves personal and team
related revenue goals. Verifies that business is turned over properly and in a
timely fashion for proper service delivery in accordance with brand standards
of excellence. Creates opportunities to grow the account base through customer
interactions.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration|
Marketing| Hotel and Restaurant Management| or related major; 5 years
experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

OR

• 4-year bachelor|s degree in Business Administration| Marketing| Hotel and
Restaurant Management| or related major; 3 years of experience in sales and
marketing or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Understanding Market Opportunities & Driving Revenue

• Targets group/catering accounts| markets| or segments with heavy emphasis on
proactive solicitation and account saturation.

• Partners with group/catering colleagues to effectively manage business
opportunities.

• Responds to and manages larger and more complex incoming group/catering
opportunities for the property.

• Identifies| qualifies and solicits new group/catering business to achieve
personal and property revenue goals.

• Focuses efforts on group/catering accounts with significant potential sales
revenue.

• Develops effective group/catering sales plans and actions.

• Works with partners to develop creative ideas and proposals for
group/catering events.

• Maximizes revenue by upselling packages and creative food and beverage.

• Understands the overall market – competitors’ strengths and weaknesses|
economic trends| supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.

• Closes the best opportunities based on market conditions and individual
property needs.

• Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business
and negotiate contracts.

• Handles complex business with significant revenue potential as well as
significant customer expectations.

Building Successful Relationships

• Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers to
enable future bookings. Activities include sales calls| entertainment| FAM
trips| trade shows| etc.

• Develops relationships within community to strengthen and expand customer
base for group/catering sales opportunities.

• Provides excellent customer service in order to grow share of the account.

• Manages and develops relationships with key internal and external
stakeholders.

• Uses sales resources and administrative/support staff.

Additional Responsibilities

• Utilizes intranet for resources and information.

• Participates in site visits.

• Develops and facilitate execution of contracts as required.

• Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g.|
generating proposal| writing contract| customer correspondence).

• Executes brand’s Customer Service Standards and property’s Brand Standards
through the sales process.

_The Ritz-Carlton is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a
diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The Ritz-Carlton does
not discriminate on the basis of disability| veteran status or any other basis
protected under federal| state or local laws._

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Barista / Cashier – On Call – Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center – USA

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Job Number 19079800
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center| 1501 Gaylord Trail|
Grapevine| Texas| United States
Brand Gaylord Hotels
Schedule On-call
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
Gaylord Hotels is a multi-location hospitality brand guided by a single focus:
extraordinary meetings and conventions. From guest rooms and meeting space| to
entertainment and dining all in a self-contained environment| Gaylord Hotels
makes meeting planning easy and provides attendees great networking
opportunities. As a Gaylord Hotels STAR| you|ll bring your warm smile| genuine
excitement and a “consider it done” spirit to work. In return| you’ll
experience the rewards of growing your career among a team of professionals
with a passion for excellence. Ready for a change? Take the initiative. Enjoy
the Rewards.

Job Summary

Complete closing duties| including storing all reusable goods| breaking down
goods| cleaning all equipment and areas| returning equipment to proper
locations| locking refrigerators| restocking items| turning off lights|
locking doors| and completing daily cleaning checklist. Set up| stock| and
maintain work areas. Inspect the cleanliness and presentation of all china|
glass| and silver prior to use. Maintain cleanliness of work areas throughout
the day| practicing clean-as-you-go procedures.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any
maintenance problems| safety hazards| accidents| or injuries; complete safety
training and certifications. Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean
and professional. Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect
company assets. Support all co-workers and treat them with dignity and
respect. Support team to reach common goals. Comply with quality assurance
expectations and standards. Move| lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects
weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance. Stand| sit| or
walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. Read and
visually verify information in a variety of formats (e. g.| small print).
Grasp| turn| and manipulate objects of varying size and weight| requiring fine
motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Reach overhead and below the knees|
including bending| twisting| pulling| and stooping. Move over sloping| uneven|
or slippery surfaces and steps. Move up and down stairs and/or service ramps.
Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards. Speak with
others using clear and professional language| and answer telephones using
appropriate etiquette. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by
Supervisors.

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Marketing Manager @ W Seattle Hotel – W Seattle – USA

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Job Number 19081526
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location W Seattle| 1112 4th Ave| Seattle| Washington| United States VIEW
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Brand W Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us
Boldly coloring outside the lines of luxury| W turns the traditional notion of
the extravagant hotel on its head. Our irreverent attitude and taste for
excess redefine revelry for the modern jet set. Our guests have a lust for a
life less ordinary that drives them to demand more| experience it all| and hit
repeat.
We share our guests’ passions| providing insider access to what’s new and
what’s next. Moderation is not in our vocabulary and we know that lust for
life demands more| not less. W guests soak it in and live each day with a
mantra: Detox.Retox.Repeat. If you’re ready to create the energetic W scene
that is magnetic to everyday disruptors around the world| then we invite you
to explore a career with W Hotels.

JOB SUMMARY

The Marketing and Communications Manager is part of an important team that
creates and executes property-level communications to our customers. Under the
leadership of the Director of Marketing and Communication| this role promotes
on-brand messaging to customers through traditional| digital| and social media
channels all with the goal of enhancing the image of the hotel. This role
helps build direct marketing plans| targeted campaigns| and activated channels
to the end of driving consumer awareness and preference| increasing market
share| and building broader portfolio and brand awareness. This role focuses
on showcasing Food and Beverage promotions| both to hotel guests and to local
patrons. As part of the Marketing and Communication team| this role is fully
connected into resources in their region; Marketing and Communication Managers
liaise and build deep partnerships with their regional eCommerce and Marketing
teams to verify all local| social| and digital marketing efforts are
effectively integrated with the selling efforts for the organization. This
role also gets to do a little bit of everything| from balancing traditional
and digital marketing and eCommerce activities to contributing to public
relations (PR) activities for the hotel. Success is measured by how well they
help drive the sales and revenue strategy of the property| social media
engagement and also by how effectively leveraged the resources around them are
to create truly compelling marketing and communications campaigns.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

Required:

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Marketing| Public Relations|
Business Administration or related major and 4 years experience in the sales|
marketing| digital or related professional area; hospitality marketing or
digital advertising experience preferred

OR

• 4-year bachelor|s degree in Marketing| Public Relations| Business| or
related major; 2 years experience in the sales| marketing| digital or related
professional area; hospitality marketing or digital advertising agency
experience preferred.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Hotel Marketing and Advertising

• Executes annual marketing plan to budget| in consultation with the GM| Food
and Beverage leader| Operations leaders| Director of Marketing Communications|
and cluster marketing and ecommerce teams.

• Partners with Operations| Food & Beverage and Sales teams to execute
promotions and campaigns to target in-house guests with promotions that drive
incremental revenue to the hotel.

• Acts as the liaison between the marketing department and advertising agency
on the tactical advertising campaigns| creative and media plans| particularly
for food and beverage promotions.

• Manages F&B media schedules and verifies prompt settlement of accounts.

• Partners with property Revenue Management to verify correct offer loading|
verifying advertisement targeting is correctly directed at relevant consumer
groups

• Executes email marketing| and display advertising.

• Maintains frequent| active engagement with Cluster eCommerce manager to
verify alignment| pull-through| and 2-way communication about the status|
performance evaluation| opportunities| and issues related to online programs
and initiatives.

• Verifies all advertising for the hotel in digital channels is in alignment
with brand voice.

Social Media Content Management

• Facilitates social media engagement and updating content in local digital
channels (e.g.| hotel website| travel sites).

• Develops and executes promotions campaign in F&B| weddings| spa| rooms and
conferences through relevant digital and social media channels.

• Engages in proactive online reputation management by surfacing relevant
guest comments (positive or negative) in social media channels and responds
accordingly.

Public Relations and Visual Asset Management

• Develops a comprehensive PR plan per quarter along with agency and and
executes post sign-off from GM.

• Maintains a comprehensive list of local media contracts| with particular
emphasis on food critics and bloggers.

• Manages assigned accounts as per the media account management system.

• Writes and distributes all press releases for property events| promotions|
and outlets.

• Manages the execution of hotel sponsored events| community/government
relations activities| and press promotional activities.

• Supports pull through of impactful PR strategy & activities to drive quality
press coverage through media engagement| in alignment with communications
objectives.

• Verifies the news clippings and other online| print| and social media
mention report is completed on a monthly basis for property distribution.

• Manages external vendors and media agencies; works with agency partners and
continent PR leader to identify strategic media buys for their hotel(s).

• Surfaces and vets PR leads from the continent PR Leader regarding which are
the best media to promote the hotel.

• Supports the co-ordination of photography for F&B advertising| collateral
and public relations purposes between the hotel| advertising agency and the
regional field marketing teams.

• Manages photo shoots for seasonal or festive promotions in partnership with
the cluster or area marketing team.

• Acts as central point of contact for regionally approved local photographers
for food| amenity| and property imagery; coordinates with area or cluster
marketing to verify all photography adheres to brand voice.

Direct Marketing and Collateral Development

• Coordinates and executes Hotel and F&B printed materials.

• Controls quantity and inventory of all Hotel marketing collateral and
verifies copies are filed in a comprehensive manner.

• Assists in the production of all property| F&B display| and temporary
signage in hotel public areas.

• Promotes collection of competitors collateral and publicity on a monthly
basis.

• Manages the execution of F&B direct marketing activities.

• Verifies all collateral is as per brand standard guidelines and in
compliance with Brand Standard Audit (BSA).

General

• Assists and manages the development| co-ordination and execution of all
communications activities with a strong emphasis on property F&B promotions
and campaigns.

• Helps with the publication of hotel’s newsletter(s).

• Supports communications duties and functions as deemed necessary.

• Assists in the liaison and execution of joint F&B promotions.

• Works with eCommerce to verify the Hotel’s website and related websites are
updated on a regular basis.

• Partners with Director of Marketing to create marketing plan aligned to
hotel sales and revenue strategy.

• Provides training and marketing leadership and act as a marketing subject
matter expert for GMs| Sales Leaders and Managers| and Revenue leaders.

• Coordinates with property and above property eCommerce and Revenue
Management teams to report success of property marketing and eCommerce
performance.

• Keeps abreast of competition and its collateral| advertising| and marketing
efforts and constantly evolving digital and marketing trends.

_

Business Transient Sales Coordinator – The Ritz-Carlton – USA

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Job Number 19078276
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location The Ritz-Carlton| St. Louis| 100 Carondelet Plaza| Saint Louis|
Missouri| United States
Brand The Ritz-Carlton
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

Start Your Journey With Us
At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide| The Ritz-Carlton Ladies
and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays
with us| the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of
luxury experiences| we set the standard for rare and special luxury service
the world over. We invite you to explore The Ritz-Carlton.

Job Summary

Perform general office duties to support Sales & Marketing (e.g.| filing|
sending emails| typing| faxing| copying). Prepare sales-related documents
throughout the sales process (e.g.| proposals| contracts| or banquet event
orders). Promote awareness of brand image internally and externally. Gather
materials and assemble information packages (e.g.| brochures| promotional
materials). Use sales techniques that maximize revenue while maintaining
existing guest loyalty to Marriott. Enter| retrieve| reconcile| and verify
information (e.g.| commissions| leads| third parties) in software involved in
the sales process. Answer guest questions about property facilities/services
(e.g.| hours of operation| rates and room types| packages| promotions|
entertainment| restaurants| special events). Serve as the point of contact for
clients and communicate with them by phone and email to respond to questions
and requests.

Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal
appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary
information; protect company assets. Welcome and acknowledge all guests
according to company standards; anticipate and address guests| service needs;
thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and
professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and
completely; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and
maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach
common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other
employees. Comply with quality assurance expectations and standards. Move|
lift| carry| push| pull| and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10
pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by
Supervisors.

_The Ritz-Carlton is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a
diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The Ritz-Carlton does
not discriminate on the basis of disability| veteran status or any other basis
protected under federal| state or local laws._

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Senior Catering Sales Executive (NE) – Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront – USA

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Job Number 19000Y2D
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront| 1401 SW Naito Parkway|
Portland| Oregon| United States
Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts /JW Marriott
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us
Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and
Marriott Hotels.
Marriott Hotels | Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than
500 global locations| is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can
travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels| you will help keep this
promise by delivering premium choices| sophisticated style| and well-crafted
details. With your skills and imagination| together we will innovate and
reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International|s luxury portfolio and
consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and
distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come
first. Because if you’re happy| our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as
that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other| where you’ll be
part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-
workers. JW creates opportunities for training| development| recognition and
most importantly| a place where you can really pursue your passions in a
luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take
care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

This exciting opportunity is available at the Portland Marriott Downtown
Waterfront Hotel.

JOB SUMMARY

Handles more complex social and local corporate catering opportunities that
are above sales office parameters (e.g.|| 150 covers). Provides day to day
supervision to catering sales associates that are on-property. Contracts and
closes local catering and social business and verifies that business is turned
over properly and in a timely fashion for quality service delivery. Achieves
catering revenue goals by actively up-selling each business opportunity to
maximize revenue. Implements the brand’s service strategy and applicable brand
initiatives in all aspects of the sales process and drives customer loyalty by
delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

Required:

• High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the sales and marketing|
guest services| front desk| or related professional.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration|
Marketing| Hotel and Restaurant Management| or related major; no work
experience required.

Preferred:

• 2 years of catering sales experience.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Sales Activities

• Manages the sales efforts for the property including local corporate and
social catering.

• Responds to incoming catering opportunities for the property.

• Identifies| qualifies and solicits new catering business to achieve personal
and property revenue goals.

• Solicits affiliate business associated with citywide events from approved
affiliate list provided by Citywide Sales Executive.

• Understands the overall market – competitors’ strengths and weaknesses|
economic trends| supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them.

• Closes the best opportunities for the property based on market conditions
and property needs.

• Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business
and negotiate contracts.

• Works with the management team to create and implement a catering sales plan
addressing revenue| customers and market.

• Designs| develops and sells creative catered events.

• Maximizes revenue by up-selling packages and creative food and beverage.

• Develops and manages catering sales revenue and operation budgets| and
provides forecasting reports.

• Develops menus that drive sales.

• Assists with selling| implementation and follow-through of catering
promotions.

• Executes and supports Marriott’s Customer Service Standards and hotel’s
Brand Standards.

• Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g.|
generating proposal| writing contract| customer correspondence).

• Participates in and practices daily service basics of the brand (e.g.||
Marriott Hotels and Resorts (MHR) Spirit to Serve Daily Basics| Renaissance
Hotels and Resorts (RHR) Savvy Service Basics| Courtyard| SpringHill Suites|
Fairfield Inn Basics of the Day| Residence Inn Daily Huddle| or TownePlace
Suites Morning Meeting).

• Establishes that the property implements a seamless turnover from sales to
operations and back to sales while consistently delivering high level of
service.

• Monitors the effective resolution of guest issues that arise as a result of
the sales process by creating mechanisms to channel issues to property
leadership and/or other appropriate stakeholders.

• Maintains successful performance by increasing revenues| controlling
expenses and providing a return on investment for the owner and Marriott
International.

• Handles more complex social and local corporate catering opportunities that
are above sales office parameters (e.g.| 150 covers).

• Provides day to day supervision to catering sales associates that are on-
property.

• Contracts and closes local catering and social business and confirms that
business is turned over properly and in a timely fashion for quality service
delivery.

• Achieves catering revenue goals by actively up-selling each business
opportunity to maximize revenue.

• Implements the brand’s service strategy and applicable brand initiatives in
all aspects of the sales process and drives customer loyalty by delivering
service excellence throughout each customer experience.

• Performs other duties| as assigned| to meet business needs.

Building Successful Relationships

• Works collaboratively with off-property sales channels (e.g.| Sales Office|
Area Sales|Enterprise Sales Team (EST)) to establish coordinated sales efforts
that are complementary and not duplicative.

• Interacts effectively with sales| kitchen| vendors| competitors| local
community| catering associations and other hotel departments in order to
monitor guest satisfaction.

• Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and
loyalty by assisting the customer and monitoring their satisfaction before and
during their program/event.

• Serves the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the
appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their
expectations| while building a relationship and loyalty to Marriott.

• Gains understanding of the property’s primary target customer and service
expectations; serves the customer by understanding their business| business
issues and concerns| to offer better business solution both prior to| and
during the program/event.

• Develops a close working relationship with operations to execute strategies
at the property level.

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Director of Sales – The Ritz-Carlton Bacara – USA

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Job Number 19001BI7
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location The Ritz-Carlton Bacara| Santa Barbara| 8301 Hollister Avenue|
Santa Barbara| California| United States
Brand The Ritz-Carlton
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

Start Your Journey With Us
At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide| The Ritz-Carlton Ladies
and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays
with us| the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of
luxury experiences| we set the standard for rare and special luxury service
the world over. We invite you to explore The Ritz-Carlton.

JOB SUMMARY

Leads and manages all day-to-day activities related to the sales function with
a focus on building long-term| value-based customer relationships that enable
achievement of property sales objectives. Provdes support for sales activities
for larger| more complex accounts. Monitors and manages against team booking
goals and makes recommendations on booking goals of direct reports. Creates
opportunities to grow the account base through customer interactions.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration|
Marketing| Hotel and Restaurant Management| or related major; 8 years
experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.

OR

• 4-year bachelor|s degree in Business Administration| Marketing| Hotel and
Restaurant Management| or related major; 6 years experience in the sales and
marketing or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Supporting Developing & Executing Sales Strategies

• Works with sales leader to ensure understanding of sales strategy and
effective implementation of this strategy for the property.

• Works with sales team to create and implement a sales plan addressing
revenue| customers and the market for the segment.

• Assists with the development and implementation of promotions| both internal
and external.

Maximizing Revenue

• Provides positive and aggressive leadership to ensure maximum revenue
potential (e.g.| sets example with personal booking goals).

• Recommends booking goals for sales team members.

Managing Sales Activities

• Monitors all day to day activities of direct reports.

• Approves space release for catering to maximize revenue (DOS| Group) in the
absence of a Business Evaluation Manager.

• Participates in sales calls with members of sales team to acquire new
business and/or close on business.

• Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g.|
generating proposal| writing contract| customer correspondence).

Analyzing & Reporting on Sales and Financial Data

• Analyzes market information by using sales systems and implements strategy
to achieve property’s financial room and catering goals.

• Assists Revenue Management with completing accurate six period projections.

• Reviews guest satisfaction results to identify areas of improvement.

Building Successful Relationships

• Develops and manages relationships with key stakeholders| both internal and
external.

• Works with Human Resources| Engineering and Loss Prevention to ensure
compliance with local| state and federal regulations and/or union
requirements.

• Attends customer events| trade shows and sales missions to maintain| build
or develop key relationships with Ritz-Carlton Global Sales Organization
Managers and accounts.

• Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service
levels.

• Meets with guests to obtain feedback on quality of product (e.g.| guest
rooms| meeting facilities and equipment| food and beverage)| service levels|
execution against contract and overall satisfaction.

Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities

• Interviews and hires management and hourly employees with the appropriate
skills to meet the business needs of the operation.

• Utilizes all available on the job training tools for employees.

• Displays leadership in guest hospitality| exemplifies customer service and
creates a positive example for guest relations.

• Empowers employees to provide excellent customer service.

• Observes service behaviors of employees and provides feedback to
individuals.

• Incorporates guest satisfaction as a component of department meetings with a
focus on continuous improvement.

Additional Responsibilities

• Executes and supports the brand’s Customer Service Standards and property’s
Brand Standards.

_The Ritz-Carlton is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a
diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The Ritz-Carlton does
not discriminate on the basis of disability| veteran status or any other basis
protected under federal| state or local laws._

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Reservation Sales Agent – Waldorf Astoria Chicago

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JOB DESCRIPTION
 
As a Reservations Sales Agent| you will assist the Reservations Manager by
driving opportunities to maximize revenue and guest satisfaction. The focus of
this role is to generate sales while optimizing operational efficiencies to
exceed performance objectives. Specifically| you will be responsible for
performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Present| promote and sell hotel rooms| suites and additional services by using superior product knowledge while assisting guests in booking reservations.
Adhere to the Forbes Five Star Travel Guide standards
Maintain a thorough understanding of hotel facilities and processes| and generate a culture of high quality standards for relationship building| customer service| and selling techniques
Initiate and prepare reports as needed.
Audit OnQ PM for reservation accuracy| specifically special requests| coding issues and billing requirements.
What are we looking for?
Since being founded in 1919| Hilton has been a leader in the hospitalit

industry. Today| Hilton remains a beacon of innovation| quality| and success

This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true t

our Vision| Mission| and Values. Specifically| we look for demonstration o

these Values:

Hospitality – We|re passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
Integrity – We do the right thing| all the time.
Leadership – We|re leaders in our industry and in our communities.
Teamwork – We|re team players in everything we do.
Ownership – We|re the owners of our actions and decisions.
Now – We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition| we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

Quality
Productivity
Dependability
Customer Focus
Adaptability

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company| spanning the lodging sector
from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and
mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century| Hilton has offered business and
leisure travelers the finest in accommodations| service| amenities and value.
Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest
experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the
light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable
hospitality experiences around the world every day. And| our amazing Team
Members are at the heart of it all!