Marriott Function Space Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Description:

At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we ve got on property and off. When guests stay with us, it s not just a room with a bed that they re buying. It s an experience. We re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.

Qualifications

JOB SUMMARY

Executes revenue management functions and inventory strategy processes for function space including managing inventory.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Finance and Accounting, Economics, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 2 years experience in the revenue management, sales and marketing, or related professional area.

OR

4-year bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Finance and Accounting, Economics, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; no work experience required.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Executing Revenue Management Projects and Strategy

Manages function space room releases, rates and availability.

Provides recommendations to improve effectiveness of revenue management processes.

Understands the working relationship between sales, reservations and property management systems

Monitors group inventory daily to ensure straight-line availability and maximization of revenue potential for all brands.

Ensures that the hotel(s) group sales strategies are effectively implemented in sales and applicable reservations systems and the inventory system.

Determines and publishes free sell dates and strategies for local catering.

Performs daily and weekly function space diary audits to identify conflicts and double bookings and ensure that the adequate space is protected for each group's pattern, without affecting the ability to book another group immediately before or after.

Ensures that all contracts are collected from the sales team in order to audit space accuracy

Takes a predetermined strategy and drives the execution of that strategy.

Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.

Observes, receives, and otherwise obtains information from all relevant sources.

Works with other people to gather the information necessary to manage projects, achieve goals, and resolve problems.

Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

Analyzing and Reporting Revenue Management Data

Monitors RevPar, RevPos and function space occupancy trends.

Assists sales and event leaders with catering projections.

Identifies the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.

Analyzes information, identifying current and potential problems and proposing solutions.

Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.

Enters, transcribes, records, stores, or maintains information in written or electronic form.

Building Successful Relationships

Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintains them over time.

Develops and manages internal key stakeholder relationships.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Job: Revenue Management

Organization: Sheraton Hotels & Resorts

Location: MA-Boston

Requisition ID: 17001L88