Meeting and Event Sales Co-ordinator

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Join a dedicated and passionate hospitality team at Sault Ste. Marie’s oldest and most iconic hotel, The Water Tower Inn. We are a pillar of the community and remembered by guests Canada-wide. We are a full-service independent Inn with 175 rooms and suites, a large restaurant and flexible meeting and conference centre. We are proudly a BW Premier Collection Hotel.

The Meetings and Events Sales Coordinator sells all of the Inn’s products including:

  • Corporate accounts needing rooms and/or meetings etc.
  • Weddings
  • Social Events and Conferences
  • Itinerant Group travel

The Meetings and Events Sales Co-ordinarily is primarily responsible to the AGM Guest Comfort and Sales, but also coordinates and works with the CEO F&B and Mgr. Reception. The successful candidate will act to achieve the main goals of management…sales excellence, exceeding both guest and employee expectations.

Responsibilities:

  • Works in a flexible manner to accommodate guest needs for tours and/or information.
  • Maintains records and tracking of contacts in an organized and efficient manner, according to company guide lines, using our programs and information to build our success and knowledge of / in the market place.
  • Applies best practices time management skills to assist productivity.
  • According to an approved sales plan focus on products with best business revenue return and /or selected seasonal product.
  • Assists Reception and Marketing with ideas that generate guest loyalty.
  • Performs responsibilities to increasingly grow our market share in market sectors.
  • Builds and follows “common voice” practices in describing and selling our features and benefits and communicates with managers and staff.
  • Considers budgeted opportunities for sales blitzes, mailings, personal sales calls and activates as appropriate.
  • Participates in defined ways to host events, greet guests, educate staff.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years experience, preferably hotel sales and/or banqueting.
  • Post-secondary education in hospitality, business, sales or marketing.
  • Passion for the hospitality industry and exceeding guest expectations.
  • A history of digging for leads, setting targets and achieving them.
  • Excellent knowledge of the MS Office suite.
  • Ability to manage tasks independently while following the direction of Management and the Business Plan.
  • Excellent and professional interpersonal skills.
  • Organized and detail-oriented with good time management.
  • Reliable, committed and willing to learn and grow.

How to apply:

www.watertowerinn.com/careers/available-positions