Head of Event Sales Ned Washington DC

Head of Event Sales

Full Time • Ned Washington DC
Benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Competitive salary
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discounts
  • Free food & snacks
  • Health insurance
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Training & development
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness resources
Do you want to join one of the best places to work in hospitality?
 
What’s the role?
Head of Event Sales
 
Who We Are…  
Ned’s Club Washington DC is a new members’ club that is opening soon around the corner from the White House. It’s the second US based ‘Ned’ site to open following the launch of The Ned London in 2017.  
 
The Property…  
Ned’s Club Washington DC is a members’ club set over three floors of a neoclassical style building situated within President’s Park at 734 15th Street NW. 
 
The Riggs Building sits opposite the US Treasury and was constructed in 1930. The 12-storey building is located around the corner from the White House and sits above the Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream, formerly the historic Riggs Bank Corcoran branch. 
 
The Club has a Rooftop Terrace and Loft Restaurant with views overlooking the White House, US Treasury and Washington Monument, plus a Founder’s Dining Room, The Library, Drawing Room, Gallery and Conservatory. On level nine, there is a self-contained floor of private event spaces. 
 
As an integral part of the Events Sales team, you will: 
  • Comply with company standards for
         sales and marketing, while working harmoniously and professionally with
         co-workers and Executive Committee 
  • Ensure that function set up meets or exceeds customer expectations by working closely with each group's meeting planners to determine their needs. Ensure proper communication and coordination to satisfy customer's requests. Assist customers in finalizing function details; suggests alternatives as appropriate  
  • Ensure that functions meet the customer's expectations by following up regularly on the status of functions including inspecting function rooms, greeting customer and follow up to see that customer needs are met; makes last-minute changes and additions to meet changing customer needs, coordinating outside vendor activity as necessary, conducting post-function reviews with customers and soliciting re-booking from meeting planners prior to customer's departure  
  • Maintain proper documentation of events, including complete programming of all sales and catering bookings  
  • Compile and review daily list of events, and conduct catering audits as needed  
  • Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual revenue and direct sales goals including outside sales calls, prospecting calls, site inspections, tradeshows and entertainment as outlined 
  • Give personal attention, take personal responsibility and use teamwork when providing guest service 
  • Identify and utilize up sell opportunities to maximize sales above contracted minimum spend 
What can The Ned give you? 
 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Life, STD, LTD Insurance
  • Complimentary meals in our friendly team restaurant
  • Exciting learning and development programs to help progress your career
  • Exclusive rates with our hotels for stays and dining, exclusive rates for your family and friends for hotel stays.
  • Paid time off 
  • 401k matching
  • Employee assistance program –advice and support
  • Reward and recognition initiatives
 
At The Ned, we don't just celebrate our diversity, we challenge ourselves to do even better. The Ned is committed to being the best place to work, and ensuring that we have a leading diversity, equity and inclusion program is central to making that vision a reality.
 
Please let us know of any specific needs you may have during your interview.
 
All candidates must be eligible to live and work in the US to be considered for this role.
 
Apply today and join us as a Head of Event Sales

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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