Sage Hospitality Resources Sales/Catering Coordinator in Denver, Colorado

Req # 5669BR

Job Title Sales/Catering Coordinator

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name Embassy Suites Denver Downtown

City Denver

State CO

Why Us Un-conventional (Location and Look)

Not your average Embassy Suites, our urban location directly across the street from the Colorado Convention Center and walking distance to anywhere you want to be in downtown Denver. Featuring two-room suites with a refreshed cutting-edge design, there’s something a little more fun to our all-suite hotel.

Approachable (Upscale Unexpected Service)

Our staff is made up of hospitality professionals who live to serve by weekday and live for adventure by weekend. We can serve you up a cooked to order breakfast or a full company event in our event space, this team knows how to make your time with us a true Colorado experience.

Down to Earth (Super Green Design)

One of the first LEED Certified hotels in Denver, this Embassy Suites still practices green initiatives daily. Down to the earthy design of the hotel, to the rich textures and the options to reduce your own carbon footprint, step inside for a breath of fresh air in this urban Embassy Suites.

Truly Colorado (Our Vibe)

Our new look feels like landing at Denver International Airport, touch down into a true Colorado experience. Our staff can recommend the best hiking and skiing trail, we pour fresh craft Colorado beer at our nightly manager’s reception and right outside your door step is Denver in any direction. Choose your own adventure at our Embassy Suites.

Come be a part of our unconventional, approachable, down to earth team! Submit your resume and application today!

Posting Overview

The Sales and Catering Coordinator assist sales and catering managers in achieving customer satisfaction by performing administrative duties relating to guests, hotel communications and sales. Responds to telephone and in-person inquiries regarding reservations, hotel information and guest concerns.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Ability to type 60 WPM, Microsoft Word applications: Word, Excel, Publisher and Powerpoint. Alphabetizing, grammar and punctuation skills. Standard business letter formats. Strong editing skills. Excellent hearing required for telephone inquiries and client and associate handling. Excellent vision required as contracts and letters are hand written, filing, using computer, checking diary. Excellent speech communication skills necessary to communicate clearly with customers and other departments. Excellent comprehension and literacy required to read manager's letters, help prepare contracts and proposals. Excellent attention to detail and multi tasking skills

Abilities

Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required while filing, Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel to assist clients. Occasional standing. Occasional carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs.

Education/Formal Training

High school diploma or vocational secretarial.

Experience

Previous sales, hospitality, and secretarial experience preferred.

Material/Equipment Used

Basic office equipment and materials

Environment

General office and hotel environment

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.