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Event & Sales Coordinator

Company: Spearhead Hospitality, LLC
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Spearhead Hospitality is a Chicago based boutique hospitality management company with a portfolio that includes the Robey Hotel, Chikatana Restaurant and the Chicago Getaway Hostel with a potential of additional properties under management.Seeking a friendly, self-motivated, and hardworking individual looking for a position in event sales and operations. The Robey Chicago is a hotel housed in the 1929 landmark Art Deco Northwest Tower in the vibrant Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods.Hotel Features:

  • 89 Rooms
    • Caf-- Robey- 1st floor restaurant
      • The Lounge- 2nd floor lounge; an area to meet, work, have coffee or drinks
        • The Up Room-13th Floor rooftop lounge & terrace
          • The Robey Hall-1st floor event venue
            • Cabana Club-6th floor rooftop lounge, terrace, & poolDuties & Responsibilities:
              • Demonstrate enthusiasm and eagerness in learning the hotel brand, event processes, and sales strategy
              • Capture client information and ensure accurate use of sales system recording all bookings and activities
              • Communicate all required and relevant event information to clients
              • Negotiate group business, room rentals, and food & beverage minimums
              • Identify and pursue new and repeat business through proactive sales, prospect calls, & networking
              • Thorough understanding of event operations
              • Willingness and ability to manage all event operations as an onsite contact Communicate to internal team on events & large groups on a daily & weekly basis
              • Thorough understanding of competitive concepts to ensure proper price positioning relative to competitionRequirements:
                • Hotel Event and/or Sales experience; analytical skills relative to impact hotel revenues
                • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
                • Flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays Hospitality and/or event operation experience, knowledge of event operations Outlook knowledge, email correspondence
                • Basic Accounting knowledge
                • Basic Food & Beverage Service knowledge Knowledge of Tripleseat, Opera, & Micros Ability to perform minimal manual labor for set-up of events
                • Skills Hospitable Self-Motivated Organization skills Hard worker
                • Ability to manage one's time & duties independently
                • Ability to stay calm in high stress environment
                • Graphic design capabilities and photography skills are a bonus
                • Leadership Knowledge of excel

Keywords: Spearhead Hospitality, LLC, Chicago , Event & Sales Coordinator, Sales , Chicago, Illinois

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