Wedding Jobs: Wedding & Event Sales Manager

at Corner Collection
Location Montreal, Canada
Date Posted May 1, 2022
Category Hotel, Hospitality
Job Type Full-time or Other

Description

Calling all hospitality enthusiasts! Here at Corner Collection, we're growing and looking for a Wedding & Event Sales Manager to join our team of specialists. If you are looking for a career that is rewarding, exciting and constantly challenges your creativity, then working with us is the move you were meant to make. Located in historic Old Montreal, we offer fantastic benefits, competitive pay, and a nurturing environment. Connect with us to open a world of opportunities!

This job is for you if:

  • You love to make dreams come true
  • You enjoy handling multifaceted events with lots of moving parts
  • You prefer to lead projects from start to finish, and be involved in every step of the way
  • A dynamic and flexible work schedule is what you’re looking for

 

Responsibilities:

  • Respond and qualify all incoming inquiries for weddings and social events;
  • Coordinate and host site visits, menu tastings and other client meetings;
  • Own client’s journey from booking process to event execution and follow up;
  • Manage contracts, room blocks, floor plans, BEOs, event pre-planning timelines, forms and payments;
  • Develop strong client relationships to encourage referrals;
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with event suppliers;
  • Meet (and exceed!) revenue targets for designated market;
  • Participate in sales meetings, prepare and present individual activities and pace reports;
  • Work closely with hotel operations to prepare and deliver flawless events;
  • Stay current with industry trends and know the competitive landscape;
  • Plan and attend various wedding shows;
  • Work with Director of Sales to continuously improve offer and stay competitive.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • A passion for weddings, events and hospitality;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a performance-driven mindset;
  • Highly organised with a keen eye for detail;
  • A willingness to do whatever it takes to satisfy clients;
  • Ability to develop relationships with individuals at all levels, from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast paced environment;
  • Adaptable and at ease with managing priorities;
  • A history of consistently meeting and exceeding sales targets in previous roles;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Bilingual, French and English;
  • Computer and systems savvy;
  • Degree in hospitality, event planning or other related field preferred but not required;
  • Proven wedding or event experience required;
  • Ability to work a varying schedule (weekends, evenings, holidays).

Benefits:

  • An environment promoting work-life balance with flexible schedule;
  • A comprehensive on-boarding process to quickly familiarize you with your work and our brands;
  • A group insurance program with employer participation (dental, medical, travel, life, disability and more);
  • Paid sick leave;
  • A group RRSP program with employer participation;
  • 50% off at all our restaurants for you and 3 guests;
  • Friends & family discounted rates in our hotels;
  • 25% off treatments and products at Rainspa;
  • 20% off the Opus monthly pass (STM & EXO) and 10% discount on Bixi subscription;
  • Other various discounts.

Want to join our team? Just say I Do! Forward CV to careers@cornercollection.com

Corner Collection comprises of the following properties:  Hôtel Nelligan, Hôtel Place d’Armes, Rainspa, Kyo Bar Japonais, Brasserie 701, Méchant Bœuf, Modavie, Nelli Café.