The Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa is currently accepting applications for a Wedding Sales Manager

A year-round resort set on twenty-one acres, The Purple Orchid Wine Country Resort & Spa is the only Bay Area property to offer a local destination wedding with the most breathtaking garden wedding site, hosting rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and elegant wedding receptions with exclusive lodging. From olive orchard to garden views and indoor to outdoor spaces, this resort is all about choices, choices to bring your vision to life, choices to create lasting memories
forever.

Job Description:

Reporting to the General Manager, you will be responsible for liaising and executing an event from first inquiry through the actual day of an event including post-event servicing. You will remain as the main point of contact with the client and provide sound planning & discuss all arrangements according to the hotel’s policies. You will strive to achieve or exceed sales goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Field sales leads/calls/inquiries in a timely, professional manner
  • Schedule and conduct property tours
  • Track, follow up and maintain accurate records for all events
  • Prepare wedding contracts
  • Facilitate the booking of overnight rooms and monitor room blocks
  • Plan and coordinate details of booked events
  • Manage group tastings
  • Coordinate with outside vendors
  • Address all venue, wedding or ceremony questions
  • Conduct all sales related interactions with the highest level of professionalism
  • Monitor, review, and report on all sales efforts, activity and results to the General Manager
  • Assist with event operations and coordination as needed
  • Attend bi-weekly sales meetings and communicate clearly with the General Manager
  • Attend local and regional trade shows and Chamber of Commerce events as required

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 2+ years of sales planning experience and knowledge of banquets operations
  • Strong presentation skills to represent the venue professionally and successfully
  • Team player with clear and concise communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends

We offer our full time staff excellent benefits including:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401k
  • Employee discounts

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Sales: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)