To post a job opening, please contact Sara Nash, Chapter Administrator, at (317) 824-0940 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Job postings are free for MPI members and $50 for nonmembers. Positions will be posted for 30 days.
SENIOR SALES MANAGER, RADISSON HOTEL AT STAR PLAZA
The Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville, Indiana has an opening for a Senior Sales Manager.
Solicit and confirm group sales. Work closely with the management and sales team to develop an effective marketing plan. Direct the sales effort as described in the marketing plan. Other duties as assigned
- Targeted Markets: Association, Fraternal and State Government
- Remote Candidates (i.e. Indianapolis) will be considered
- Seeking impactful, immediate result oriented candidates who possess strong portfolio
Apply online using the following link: https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=28210&company=WLS&username= (Posted May 10, 2013)
MEETING MANAGER, HOLLAND-PARLETTE ASSOCIATES
Individual needed immediately to manage meetings for two non-profit professional associations (Association for Applied Sport Psychology and Society for Pediatric Dermatology) within established Midwest association management firm.
Candidate would be responsible for planning 3 national conferences per year, including speaker coordination, print/electronic/social media promotion, AV, F&B, event registration, posters and exhibits. Responsibilities would also include coordinating virtual seminars, committee support and working on a number of projects related to the Strategic Plan for both associations.
A detailed list of regular responsibilities can be viewed at: http://www.appliedsportpsych.org/files/HPAMeetingManager0413.pdf.
Candidate should be well-organized and possess solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office, InDesign, Constant Contact, internet and social media and experience working with database applications, such as FileMaker Pro. Excellent customer service and phone skills required. At least 3 years previous meeting planning experience required and current CMP credential highly desired. Candidate should be a self-starter and able to work with limited direction. Small, fast-paced office environment.
FT, starting salary low to mid $40K depending on experience; health benefits offered. Office located in Keystone at the Crossing. Interested candidates should forward a resume to email@example.com no later than May 10. (Posted April 26, 2013)
BANQUET & EVENT SALES MANAGER, THE BRIDGEWATER CLUB
Facility: The Bridgewater Club is a traditional and refined community for those seeking the highest level of personal service and extraordinary golf experience in a private club setting. This distinctive community features an exciting array of residential options including traditional single family custom homes, estate homes, golf villas and twonhomes, and "empty nesters", being developed by the finest home builders in central Indiana.
The Bridgewater Club boasts a 90,000 square foot clubhouse which encompasses six banquet/meeting rooms; a full service dining room; men's grill; 3 seasonal outlets; indoor/outdoor pool; fitness cneter; indoor golf facilities and multiple locker and steam rooms. The club generates over $2.4 million in F&B sales with about 50% being derived from banquets. The club's dining room/pub is open seven days a week serving members lunch and dinner. The club also hosts numerous special events for members ranging from wine dinners to kids events. For more information please visit the club's website at www.thebridgewaterclub.com.
Job Summary: Responsible for ensuring the club exceeds its banquet & event sales profitability.
The Banquet & Event Sales Manager is responsible for promoting and selling the club's dining facilities for private banquets, business and social meetings and other member/non-member-related activities. This individual will be responsible for helping exceed the finanical goals and ensuring the events are executed to the hightest standards. They will develop contracts for and overall all administrative and operational aspects of preparing and implementing events. They will oversee the banquet department and work with other departments to ensure that the guests' expectations are exceeded. They will also plan, promote and coordinate all of the club's special events for the members along with their direct supervisor, the Food & Beverage Director/Clubhouse Manager.
The qualified candidate must have a minimum of three years of experience selling and executing functions for members and non-members at a private club, resort or hotel. This person must be excellent with sales, outgoing, accommodating, organized, team player, detailed oriented, creative, energetic, professional and have fantastic communication skills and client relations. The Banquet & Event Manager must have the sales drive and be goal oriented to exceed the financial goals of the property. This individual must must also have industry specific knowledge and have an acute understanding of food and wine events. Administrative skills required. Specifically, computer, POS, budgeting, labor and expense management.
Reports to: Food & Beverage Director/Clubhouse Manager
Compensation: The compensation package for the Banquet & Event Sales Manager is an annual base salary and bonus plan. In addition, there are medical and dental benefits, 401k and vacation/personal/sick time off in accordance with the Bridgewater Club policies.
To be considered for this position please e-mail resumes to Mike Gardner, CCM, PGA, Chief Operating Officer/General Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
. Please no phone calls or mailed resumes. (Posted March 22, 2013)
MEETING COORDINATOR, SHORT'S TRAVEL MANAGEMENT
Short's Travel Management is seeking a dynamic and qualified candidate to fill the open position of Meeting Coordinator in Indianapolis, IN. A qualified candidate is required to have related college course work and a minimum of 1 to 2 years experience in meeting/event/convention/trade show planning in a corporate setting.
This position is responsible for working with clients and client groups to organize and coordinate logistics for internal and external meetings. An individual in this position manages logistics and all requested details relating to the booking and ongoing support of meetings or other client functions to ensure the execution of all conditions and contractual aspects related to an event. The candidate placed in this position will have the ability to function autonomously, as an individual contributor, and in a coordinated team environment.
Required Cognitive Skills:
Maintains the highest possible level of confidentiality on behalf of the Short's and the client company.
Displays a positive attitude with energy and enthusiasm toward assuming new roles and challenges.
Strong work ethic with a willingness to take ownership and responsibility of multiple tasks as required.
Self-motivated and autonomous with consistent follow through.
Strong interpersonal (written and oral communications, logic and decision-making) and organizational skills.
Demonstrates above average organizational and planning skills with appropriate attention to detail.
Demonstrates proficient knowledge, skills and abilities to translate orders and requests into tangible deliverables.
Proficient with related technology platforms: the portal, Publisher, Daylight, and other web-based applications.
Utilizes exceptional customer service capabilities: above average listening, negotiating and communication skills, creative, strategic and analytical thinking, problem solving and independent decision-making skills, detail oriented with excellent follow through.
Ability to manage to a set budget.
Builds strong, productive relationships with the client decision maker or lead client contact as well as suppliers to ensure customer satisfaction.
Demonstrates the ability to be a good team player: cross-trained or is available for cross utilization, dependable and reliable, is flexible with the ability to multi-task.
Flexibility to travel as needed.
All qualified candidates interested in this position should forward a cover letter and current resume to: email@example.com no later than April 15, 2013. (Posted March 17, 2013)