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Toronto Event Centre is currently looking for an Event/sales Coordinator professional with prior corporate sales experience to generate new business and handle existing for Toronto Event Centre, and related services. The ideal candidate has been previously responsible for generating and maintaining corporate sales for events
Responds quickly and effectively to telephone/email inquiries for corporate catering group requests, RFP’s, meeting or event requests
Schedules daily outside sales calls, and conducts on-site visits to generate new corporate group business and maintain existing
Maintains a weekly cold call schedule to develop new corporate client group business
Issues proposals and contracts and follows up to secure client commitments, consistent with set space and revenue guidelines
Contributes to the development of unique experiences to reflect guest expectations and to support improved revenue capture
Maintains updated profiles for potential and existing clients with detailed information on potential and actual production
Participates in sales meetings, organizes sales blitzes and brainstorming opportunities to increase sales results.
Distributes timely and accurate information to all departments regarding contracted requirements and identified unique needs of groups, meetings and events taking place to allow for the seamless delivery of exceptional service against pre-defined standards.
Assists in development of Marketing Plan, Budget and Month End Reporting, as required.
Maintains highest level of professionalism in activities and appearance.
Develop close relationship with the culinary team, operations team, and the Toronto Event Centre’s sales team
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS:
The successful candidate must have Post-Secondary Education in Sales/Marketing, Business Communication/Administration, and or Hospitality
2 -3 years’ Experience as a Corporate Sales Coordinator in a hotel or related property
Excellent and proficient oral and written English communications skills
Excellent time management skills and stress-management stills
Reports to work daily from 9:00am-5:00pm Monday to Friday. This position required full availability of evenings, weekends and holidays for those events that occur outside of regular working hours.
Expectation of self-motivation and monitoring of work load and schedule (i.e.. 7.5 hours one day, 10 the next) to ensure that clients’ needs are met and sale/planning/execution of events is done in a timely manor
Attendance at off-site events may be required
Demonstrated customer focus with strong interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task & prioritize job duties and have a strong sense of urgency
Must possess computer skills including Microsoft Office, Excel, Event Management Software, and floor plan programs such as Adobe Illustrator.
Must be able to work both as a team member and independently with minimal supervision
This position requires the employee to have a vehicle for mobility to attend meetings, events, etc.
About Toronto Event Centre
Recognized as one of North America’s most breathtaking venues, it is an ideal hosting destination for:
Premiere Galas Meetings, Conferences & Seminars
Receptions, Charity Events
Weddings, Fashion Shows
Corporate Functions, Product Launches