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Sage Hospitality Resources Sales Coordinator in Portland, Oregon

Why us?

The Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland is seeking a XX to join their renowned team. The perfect candidate is passionate about service and creating indigenous experiences for each guest! Poised in the heart of the city center, within the walls of the stately Meier & Frank Building one of Portland's most beloved landmarks, the Nines honors the structure’s storied past, both in its striking decor and impeccable service. Individualistic design traits celebrate the surroundings of one of finest LEED Silver-certified hotels in Portland, providing the opportunity to truly experience the region's unique character.

As part of Sage Hospitality, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known amongst our staff, our owners, our guests and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble, innovative and flexible operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.

Job Overview

Assist sales managers in obtaining customer satisfaction by performing clerical and administrative duties relating to guest and hotel communications and sales. Responds to telephone and in-person inquiries regarding reservations, hotel information and guest concerns.

Responsibilities

  • Answer sales office phones when sales staff not available. Respond to all sales inquiries accurately, timely and in a professional manner.

  • Type correspondence, reports and necessary forms i.e. contracts, as well as prepare proposals or other letters as directed.

  • Coordination of all group and wedding business as contracted by the sales manager/DOS. Contact and provide appropriate follow-up on all signed/contracted business within five (5) working days. Determine and coordinate all needs of the customer.

  • Responsible for effectively communicating with the various departments to ensure that the meeting and related functions are executed to exceed the client’s expectations.

  • Account Service and Management: Maintains well documented, accurate, organized and up-to-date file management in order to serve client and employer in the most expedient, organized and knowledgeable manner.

  • Develops strong customer relationships through appropriate client communication and the use of professional, courteous and ethical interpersonal interaction.

  • Work with sales personnel to achieve required sales team goals.

  • Have current knowledge of hotel rates, strategies, discounts and promotions.

  • Assist with completing any required sales reports.

  • Develop and effective communication and information system with the hotel team to disseminate details of upcoming group, meeting events and special events in the primary marketing area.

  • Assist hotel with implementing hotel specific selling strategies.

  • Promptly, the same day or by 10am the next business day, follows-up on all customers’ needs and inquires in an efficient and expedient manner.

  • Represents themselves and the hotel with the highest level of integrity and professionalism, a service focused approach and a caring, sincere attitude at all times.

  • Exhibits a positive and involved team attitude to all hotel departments and maintains open communication with all co-workers for the best overall performance of the hotel.

  • Display a neat, clean and business-like appearance at all times.

  • Creates monthly social hour calendar with the Director of Sales.

  • Assists the Sales department with monthly luncheons, client events, etc.

  • Conduct walk-in tours

  • Create gift bags for guest traces, VIP’s, Hug’s, etc. Keep supplies stocked and on hand.

  • Work with EBC on all group turnover and proper execution of the groups.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

High school diploma or vocational secretarial.

Experience

Previous sales, hospitality, and secretarial experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Advanced knowledge/use of Microsoft Word applications: Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint.

  • Alphabetizing, grammar and punctuation skills.

  • Standard business letter formats.

  • Strong editing skills.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills necessary to communicate clearly with customers and other departments by phone or in person.

  • Able to read contracts and letters.

  • Able to use computers.

  • Excellent attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.

  • 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.

Environment

General office and hotel environment

ID: 2021-4151

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Nines

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Sales & Marketing

Address : 525 SW Morrison St

City : Portland

State : Oregon

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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