The Group Sales and Events Manager will be responsible for obtaining, organizing and overseeing groups such as weddings, corporate retreats, leisure groups, incentive groups and on property functions. The ideal candidate is highly organized, with a hospitality mind-set and possesses the skills to perform the essential job responsibilities below. This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Must comply with all company policies and procedures.
To perform the essential functions of this position regular and consistent attendance in required.
Must be able to work well with other Team Members, Managers and interact with our guests.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
College degree or equivalent experience in group sales or service preferred
Hospitality industry experience required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to positively and enthusiastically present and “sell” High Hampton as a meeting destination and provide exceptional group service
Basic mathematical skills required for reporting, statistics and budgets
Must be able to make good judgment calls in regards to sales and customer requests
Must be able to accomplish tasks in a timely manner and handle constant interruptions
50% computer and phone work
50% on site with groups during conferences/events
Must be familiar with Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
Experience with hospitality software preferred
Must be able to safely operate a company vehicle or golf cart
1,500 acres of High Hampton
About High Hampton
High Hampton, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has inspired residents and guests to connect with nature and each other for 96 years. Amenities at this 3,600-foot elevation, 1,400-acre property include a myriad of seasonal events, a scenic mountain golf course being redesigned by Tom Fazio, five tennis courts, 15-miles of hiking trails, a 35-acre private lake for swimming, boating, fishing, and other water-related activities and top-notch high country cuisine. The historic Inn is undergoing an exciting transformation elevating service, comfort and amenities for a grand re-opening in 2021.
The family and team behind Blackberry are bringing their passion for hospitality to Cashiers with a full renovation of High Hampton’s beloved Inn, cottages and restaurants, as well as a revitalized approach to managing the inn’s accommodations and restaurants. High Hampton’s new leadership team is committed to investing in the future the destination’s rich heritage deserves.
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