Account Manager - Event Accommodations

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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

GES, Global Experience Specialists New York, NY

Company
GES, Global Experience Specialists
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.268877
AJE Ref #
576175048
Location
New York, NY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Overview: We simplify the complex housing portion (AKA the hotel reservation part) of event planning, packing in a ton of service at a low cost for exhibitors and attendees while putting the minds of meeting organizers at ease and increasing their revenue for future events. Account Services is the department of onPeak that takes the lead servicing our client accounts. Theyre a savvy, hands-on crew that leads account teams, determines our overall event housing strategy and manages hotel inventory within our Compass Reservation System(R). The team is collaborative and motivated, fostering growth through smart strategy, great communication and high quality customer service. Responsibilities: The onPeak Account Executive is focused on total account management. Concentrating on client interaction, service, room block growth and internal communication, the Account Executive is a proactive, energetic and customer-focused leader with a strong background in the hotel, meetings and events industry. The Account Executive leads by determining effective strategies and tactics to service our clients and their customers while driving hotel room pick-up. Serve as main client touch point to lead communication and overall deliverables; consult/advise clients in effective housing management and nurture the overall relationship Lead implementation of client events, both internally and externally; determine client needs, communicate onPeaks needs and requirements, and promote onPeak services/products to clients Build event and Actively manage and maximize hotel room blocks within onPeaks Compass Reservation System Conduct Quality Assurance process of reservations web site prior to go-live Analyze performance of events hotel block pick-up and registration numbers against history and event budget; devise creative ways to increase overall hotel pick-up and revenue Develop project management timelines, ensuring dates and deliverables are met Collaborate with onPeaks internal departments to execute processes, identifying opportunities to innovate and improve our execution of event housing for clients Consult client on use of concessions and comps; process reservations of VIPs and client staff Create event revenue projections, budgets and periodic re-forecasting Travel on-site to events as needed to interact with client; manage on-site service plan and assist with operations (customer/exhibitor relations, promotion of bookings for future events, reporting,) Analyze performance of events hotel block pick-up and registration numbers against history and event budget; devise creative ways to increase overall pick-up and revenue Collect and analyze final room block pick-up numbers both on-site and post-event to ensure accurate and timely billing for accounting Prepare and schedule post-event recap for client Participate in Exhibitor Advisory Meetings, Hotel Pre-con Meetings and Exhibit Sales Staff training, as needed