Wedding & Events Manager
Oceanstone Seaside Resort
Indian Harbour
Wedding & Events Manager
 
Oceanstone Resort is a little slice of seaside heaven just down the road from Peggy’s Cove.  This restaurant, Inn and collection of coastal cottages offers a stunning backdrop for events, cozy accommodations and local food experiences for travellers year-round.  We’re known best for our property’s soothing spirit and the personalized attention we provide our guests. 
 
Selling and executing memorable experiences - infused with warmth, hospitality and attention to detail is the essence of the Wedding & Events Manager role at Oceanstone Resort.  Do you want to be a part of one of Canada’s top 5 wedding venues, as rated by Elle Magazine?  Then join us in creating Seaside Magic
 
Summary of Responsibilities:
 
Reporting to the Vice President, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
 
  • Handle incoming enquiries for all group and event bookings within standard time frame.
  • Track enquiry details for weekly sales report and no book/turned away stats.
  • Use creative skills to generate a detailed proposal to maximise revenue opportunities and meet / exceed client expectations.
  • Efficiently follow up with all ongoing client enquiries.
  • Drive enquiries to site visits, then plan and host these site visits.
  • To secure and convert business from these enquiries, working with support from other departments and senior leadership as appropriate.
  • Prospect new client opportunities through networking, face to face appointments and researching industry news/leads.
  • Assisting in sales-based activities when required.
  • Host wedding taste tests.
  • To process Contract and Billing requirements.  Follow up with clients to ensure that signed contract(s) and first and subsequent deposit(s) are received.
  • Be the one stop point of contact for weddings from enquiry through to wedding day.
  • Be onsite as the point person for the Bride & Groom on wedding day.
  • Create and distribute Banquet Event Orders.
  • Make changes and any necessary adjustments to keep BEO’s updated.
  • Communicate all complete and accurate changes with hotel supporting departments prior to and during events.
  • Prepare correspondence to customers, internal booking reports, file maintenance and update marketing collateral.
  • Forecasting wedding and group revenues.
  • Build a partnership with the Banquet team to ensure service standards are maintained and guest expectations exceeded.
  • Attend relevant meetings including weekly BEO meetings, Leadership Team meetings, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  
Qualifications:
 
  • Minimum of 2 years catering/conference service experience in the hospitality industry required.
  • Extensive Food and Beverage knowledge.
  • Knowledge of meeting space capacities and terminology of meeting room set-ups.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Must possess a strong sense of exceeding in providing quality service to our internal and external guests.
  • Assertive, self-starter, self-motivator with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Window applications and working with hotel property management and point of sales systems.
  • Highly responsible & reliable.
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs while remaining calm and courteous at all times.
  • Previous Sales experience preferred.
  • Ability to work evenings/weekends/holidays as required.
 
Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to):
 
  • Frequent walking, standing and sitting throughout shift
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs
  • Occasional bending, kneeling, pushing, pulling
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
  
Please reply on-line, or forward resume to:
Robert Goldsworthy – Vice President & General Manager
Oceanstone Seaside Resort
robert@oceanstoneresort.com
 
Oceanstone Seaside Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
How to Apply
Contact Name: Robert Goldsworthy
Email: robert@oceanstoneresort.com
Website: oceanstoneresort.com
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