Sales/Catering Coordinator

Employer
Sage Hospitality Resources
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 18, 2017
Function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
**7448BR** **Req #:** 7448BR **Why Us:** The Darcy, Curio Collection by Hilton, is a new stylish hotel located just 6 blocks north of the White House nearby Dupont Circle and the 14th Street. We offer contemporary and comfortable guest rooms and a locally acclaimed restaurant with a buzzy bar. And all the extras you would expect from an upscale hotel from 24-hour room service, a fitness center, business services, valet, daily complimentary gin tasting and complimentary bike rental. The ideal location for both business and leisure travelers, 7 blocks from the National Mall, nearby Embassy Row and a few minutes from the lively Logan Circle with restaurants and shopping. Just off Scott Circle in the heart of downtown Washington DC, three blocks from DuPont Circle and McPherson Square Metro stations. Easy walking distance to the White House, K Street and the Smithsonian. Just 4.5 miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The Darcy will be a destination for locals as well as the discerning traveler who wants a memorable, upscale experience. Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, we offer the best of DC to our guests. Siren, our acclaimed restaurant by Robert Wiedmaier, offers the freshest of seafood in DC and Lil B Coffee Bar & Eatery, offers a New Orlean's inspired menu. The Darcy offers 226 perfectly appointed guest rooms and suites with contemporary decor, large working desks, and 50" Smart TV. Special features include city views, oversized rain showers and deep soaking tubs. Premiere Studio Suites, One Bedroom Suites and The Presidential are the featured suite categories and include extra square footage, living rooms and dining rooms. Guests enjoy the great service and Hilton Honors program. Families traveling enjoy complimentary access to the Gear Shop with its bikes, strollers and scooters. The hotel also offers a children's backpack program for families to use to explore DC. The hotel also offers a Haberdashery, which is a program for guests to borrow or buy the latest fashion from Read Wall. **Job Title:** Sales/Catering Coordinator **Location Name:** The Darcy **City:** Washington **EEO Statement:** We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. **Posting Overview:** The Sales and Catering Coordinator assist sales and catering managers in achieving customer satisfaction by performing administrative duties relating to guests, hotel communications and sales. Responds to telephone and in-person inquiries regarding reservations, hotel information and guest concerns. **Requirements:** **Competencies** **Dealing with Ambiguity** Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty. **Compassion** Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others. **Composure** Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn't show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis. **Interpersonal Savvy** Relates well to all kinds of people - up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably. **Knowledge/Skills** Ability to type 60 WPM, Microsoft Word applications: Word, Excel, Publisher and Powerpoint. Alphabetizing, grammar and punctuation skills. Standard business letter formats. Strong editing skills. Excellent hearing required for telephone inquiries and client and associate handling. Excellent vision required as contracts and letters are hand written, filing, using computer, checking diary. Excellent speech communication skills necessary to communicate clearly with customers and other departments. Excellent comprehension and literacy required to read manager's letters, help prepare contracts and proposals. Excellent attention to detail and multi tasking skills **Abilities** Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required while filing, Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel to assist clients. Occasional standing. Occasional carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs. **Education/Formal Training** High school diploma or vocational secretarial. **Experience** Previous sales, hospitality, and secretarial experience preferred. **Material/Equipment Used** Basic office equipment and materials **Environment** General office and hotel environment **Position Type:** Full Time - Regular **State:** DC