Pursell Farms
  • 05-Mar-2019 to 30-Apr-2019 (MST)
  • Sales
  • Sylacauga, AL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health Insurance,Dental Insurance, 401K, vacation, discounts and other benefits


The Wedding Services Manager will be responsible for securing catering only events and assisting with sales projects, administration and planning of groups meetings. Professionalism, accuracy, attention to detail, communication skills, ability to multi-task, positive attitude and dedicated work ethic are critical.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:

  • Manage the planning, execution and supervision of assigned events, primarily Weddings, to include sales, negotiations and client satisfaction.
  • Communicate all group specifications and history to the appropriate operational departments.
  • Ensure that all specifications are implemented and executed to established guidelines.
  •  Accurately forecast group revenues according to established guidelines.
  •  Ensure the proper use of function space, exhibit hall and overall event space.
  • Maximize group revenue by referring available goods, services, attractions, and sub-contractors to conference groups
  • Proactively up-selling to customer needs.
  • Oversee contracted room blocks to include cutoffs, attrition, etc.
  • Plan and develop programs, resumes, agendas, and services utilizing the Sales and Catering system according to client requirements and established guidelines.
  •  Create external communications to include contract addendums, introductory letters, appropriate property information, contracts, proposals, and tentative schedule of events for assigned groups.
  • Manage client satisfaction through the smooth execution of all assigned events.
  • Ensure that all conferences adhere to company policies, fire department regulations, state liquor laws and other applicable government regulations
  • Serve as an Ambassador for Pursell Farms in the community.
  • Assist Sales team with lead generation campaigns; including service and coordination of multi-day events, cold calling, wedding coordination, recreation coordination and ability to work attend and work a trade show.
  • Provide excellent follow through; taking client events from contract to successful completion.
  • Perform all other duties as needed

Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in hotel/resort conference services required.
  • Prior experience working as a Wedding Services Manager preferred

Skills and Abilities:  

  • Banquet experience highly desired.
  • Excellent relationship builder and good at connecting with clients
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Great computer and administration skills; ability to type contracts and assist with proposals.
  •  Passion for hospitality.
  • Takes ownership and accountability of projects and events.
  • Highly resourceful, organized, personable, refined and positive interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to foresee customer needs and develop long-lasting client relationships while working with high-end customers, brands and clients.
  • Creative thinker; creating themes and upscale events for our customers.
  • Ability to work a varied schedule, including weekends, holidays and evenings.
  • Proficiency in the following software required; MS Outlook, Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, Delphi.

 

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