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Sodexo Conference Services is looking for an energetic and aggressive Conference Services Director to lead our business development efforts for the conferencing program at a University in the Pacific Northwest. The Director works closely with the overall summer team in an advisory and mentoring role on all planning and details for conferences and events and oversees the request of the scheduling process by any non-College entities to streamline the reservation of all space with campus facilities for external events & meetings throughout the year. Act in an advisory role with internal and external essential team leaders to assure collaboration and co-habitation occurs with any and all internal, external and/or student or department sponsored events that happen, especially during the short summer conference season.
The ideal candidate will have:
Evening & weekend hours will be required.
Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.
We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.
Are you the Conference Services Director we are looking for? Do you believe you are in the Hospitality business and industry to make a positive difference in the guest experience? Do you have the drive to identify and build relationships that will grow conference business? If so, we are highly interested in speaking with you about this fantastic opportunity. APPLY TODAY!
Creates a sales plan and develops sales leads for new and repeat business
-Develops and coordinates a sales team to achieve sales plan
-Creates a Marketing strategy to promote the Conference Center brand
-Works with Client or operations on catering events
Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.