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Hyatt Event Sales Manager | Benefits Include: Paid Vacation, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, and MANY MORE! in BELLEVUE, Washington

Description:

At Hyatt, we believe in the power of belonging- of making people feel at home no matter where they are in the world. We turn trips into journeys, encounters into experiences, and jobs into careers. Join a team that is making travel more human. Connected. Sustainable. Here, everyone's role matters. Opportunities are yours to shape. Your individuality is celebrated. At the heart of Hyatt is our shared belief that hospitality is more than just a job - it's a career for people who care.

With its small-town charm and big-city convenience, Bellevue, Washington is a modern oasis with endless activities and cultural attractions sprinkled in. Nine miles from downtown Seattle, Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Seattle's Eastside connects you to world-class shopping, dining, entertainment, and major corporate headquarters. Visitors will also enjoy the natural beauty and scenery and the abundance of outdoor recreational activities nearby.

Hyatt Regency Bellevue, set in downtown Seattle's Eastside, features a high-tech conference center with over 70,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a sloped auditorium and executive boardroom. Our guests can host a convention, trade show, or reception in our stunning, divisible 17,745-square-foot Grand Ballroom and 13,755-square-foot Evergreen Ballroom

The Event Sales Manager is responsible for selling and servicing events. Primary sales efforts are in Banquet Food and Beverage and include menu planning, agenda setting, and hotel meeting services. Duties also include contract review and facilitating communication before, during, and post-event with pertinent hotel staff to ensure a high level of service.

The Event Sales Manager also hosts hotel tours, maintains strong customer relationships, participates and may lead event meetings and other staff meetings, and works as a team member with the sales and events staff. The manager also works closely with an assigned Administrative Assistant and other support staff.

This position has a salary range from $67,800-$95,700.

We Offer Excellent Benefits:

  • Free room nights, Discounted, and Friends & Family Room Rates

  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 401K with company match

  • Paid Vacation, sick days, new child leave, and personal day

  • Paid Family Bonding Time and Adoption Assistance

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Free colleague meals during shift

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Discounts at various retailers - Apple, AT&T, Verizon, Headspace, and many more.

Why make a good choice when you can make a Timeless one by applying for your next career opportunity with a Hyatt Regency hotel? Hyatt Regency hotels provide superior services and elevated experiences. Looking for a Timeless beginning in your next career? Applying today at careers.hyatt.com

Qualifications:

  • Outstanding customer service skills and ability to engage with guests and associates in an attentive, friendly, courteous, and service-oriented manner.

  • Excellent communication skills in terms of the ability to negotiate, sell, and influence clients and meeting attendees.

  • Knowledge of event planning/hospitality principles and practices.

  • Ability to travel to area businesses and accounts to solicit new business as needed.

  • Ability to make decisions based on established policies and procedures and guidance from leadership

  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying inquiries made by guests, staff, and corporate officers.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload.

  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to manage sensitive material with the utmost discretion and confidentiality.

  • Must be energetic, an initiative-taker, and able to work in a demanding environment.

  • Must be meticulous and able to work both independently and with a team

  • Must be effective in managing problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems, as necessary.

  • Must be able to show initiative, including participating guests and/or operational needs.

  • Must be able to maintain standards of attendance and punctuality and must be able to work varying schedules that include evenings, weekends, holidays, and extended hours as business dictates.

Hyatt is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status.

Primary Location: US-WA-Bellevue

Organization: Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Catering/Event Planning

Req ID: BEL002578

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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