Position Summary

As our Sales and Events Manager, you are responsible for leading the Events team and ensuring the department's success. Utilizing your experience and knowledge of current industry trends, you'll lead and support revenue generating strategies in each deployed market segment, rapidly adapting to evolving business needs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Strategically lead the Events team in achieving departmental goals and defined sales targets

Mentor team, encourage growth of individual strengths and skills and coach to overcome challenges

Work tactically with senior management team to develop strategies that align with Ravine Vineyard's brand standards and vision

Implement and supervise the execution of a Strategic Sales and Marketing Plan

Manage department budget including sales forecasting and explanation in variances, and business development expenditures

Responsible for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting

Establish strong relationships with local hospitality partners to foster reciprocal business ventures, increasing over destination exposure for St. Davids

Grow current account base, develop new business, explore new markets, and create additional revenue generating offerings

Qualifications

Post secondary diploma/degree in Business or Hospitality, or equivalent work experience

Proven leader with a minimum of 5 years experience leading a team in Sales and Hospitality

Professional Designation Preferred, CMP, CIS, CMM, HMCC or equivalent

Ability to travel and work flexible hours (days, weekends, some evenings)

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Excellent computer literacy skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office

Diplomatic and professional, with the ability to handle difficult people and situations while maintaining sound judgement

Proven negotiation skills with extensive understanding of group contracts

Advanced knowledge of corporate, Association, Weddings and Social Group Business

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Event Management: 5 years (Required)

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