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Event Sales Specialist

Society Staffing New York Full-Time
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EVENT SALES SPECIALIST (NEW YORK, NY)
 
Division: Hospitality
Ref ID: R4917349730
Location: New York, NY
Salary: DOE Commissions 
Job Title: Event Sales Specialist (New York, NY)
 
Job Description
A Prominent NYC restaurant Group seeks an experienced Events Sales Specialist. Qualified candidates will be in charge of all aspects of event execution and client management.  The chosen Candidate excels in managing multiple event timelines, strong inter-personal skillsets; exceptional attention to detail, and works well independently and within a team. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to 

  • Promoting  an attitude of pride, cooperation, and success of the restaurant
  • Strong inter-personal relationship skills
  • Coordinating all Events/Catering services (venue location, flowers, entertainment, decoration, A&V, etc.) to provide complete client satisfaction
  • Managing sales and liaising with existing and potential clients
  • Achieving  growth and hit sales targets and monthly budgets 
  • Coordinating events and ensure superb event execution
  • Maintaining accurate reports and following  up in a timely manner with internal and external requests
  • Verbally communicates with guests/existing and potential clients in person and on the phone 
  • Reviewing  Catering menus and offerings 
  • Developing  and maintaining  relationship with new clients  and vendors
  • Solving all customer concerns and complaints in a professional manner.
This is a full-time position. Salary is generous but DOE Commissions. 
 
Requirements 
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience
  • Outstanding references from both current and previous employers
  • Previous experience working for high end restaurants around the area required 
  • Pre-existing book of clients a huge plus 
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Must be hands-on with a willingness to help out wherever needed 
  • Understands that the utmost in confidentiality and discretion is required
  • A "can do" work ethic and the ability to be a role model
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid  US work authorization
SOCIETY STAFFING
1 Little West 12th Street
New York NY 10014

Due to the volume of employment applications received, Society Staffing is unable to respond to each application individually. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected as a candidate. Please be advised that the first round of our interview process involves a direct meeting at our Manhattan offices for all positions located in the tri-state area.
 

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Society Staffing specializes in sourcing and selecting the best individuals for elite corporate and domestic positions around the World. Our esteemed reputation is a testament to years of exceptional recruitment and training needs.

A key figure in defining luxury hospitality, Chief Executive Officer Robert Wynne Parry, understands that offering a personalized service and delivering solutions in a timely manner are key to satisfying and exceeding expectations in an industry so closely related to clients’ lives, families, homes and possessions.

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