Role:  Event Sales Manager

Location: 2 East 15th Street, NY, NY 10013

Our Story:

THE WELL is a modern membership-based wellness club designed for busy urban professionals in the heart of New York City. We recognize both the benefits of Western medicine and the wisdom of Eastern healing and have built a science-backed ecosystem for wellness. Our integrative medicine doctors, health coaches, and skilled practitioners work together under one roof to build customized plans uniquely suited to each member and their goals. Opening summer 2019, the 13,000-square-foot club includes a full-service spa with steam and sauna, an organic restaurant and vitamin bar, reflexology lounge, yoga and meditation studios, private training gym and classroom with innovative weekly programming. At THE WELL, your health is integrated, proactive and personalized leading to a more balanced you.

 

THE WELL: welcome to wellness

The Role: 

We are seeking an experienced and passionate Event Sales Manager for THE ANNEX at THE WELL event space. Located directly above THE WELL, THE ANNEX is a 1,000 sq ft open format event space. The ideal candidate would have previous hotel sales and catering experience, especially corporate events, and have a drive for success. If you have a passion for sales, a strong desire to work in a fast pace environment, and are looking for a new and exciting career opportunity we want to hear from you.

The Opportunity

• Lead sales efforts of The ANNEX with Headquarter Team and General Manager, including but not limited to setting up event menus, pricing, client management, wellness package offerings and proposals. 
• Achieve sales goals as defined by General Manager
• Work closely with membership team and General Manager to assist in capturing corporate catering business
• Have general knowledge of banquet food service standards and techniques
• Ensure knowledge of and adherence to standards by the Food & Beverage team to achieve optimal sales service and client/member retention
• Develop and maintain market awareness to ensure ability to forecast revenue opportunities
• Monitor and analyze product of accounts and evaluate trends in market.
• Independently solicit and book business
• Negotiate food and beverage pricing, meeting room rental, and other services
• Assist client/member in menu planning; coordinate food, beverage, room set up, and other services as requested by client
• Detail banquet order details, process client invoices (where applicable)
• Build and maintain relationships with meeting planners, and other relevant outside business partners and vendors
• Compile sales reports as required in a timely and accurate manner
• Maintain accurate and up to date records of all activity/transactions
• Participate in local networking organizations, community, and industry events while representing THE WELL in a professional manner
• Support event execution

The Person We Need

• Previous sales and catering experience, with a strong background in food & beverage
• Proven track record in catering, specifically in corporate sales in a high-volume wellness environment
• Ability to work under pressure
• Must possess communication skills, both verbal and written
• Proficient experience with Microsoft Office and Venue Book
• Ability to learn computer and web-based applications
• Flexibility with schedule based on needs of the hotel and clients
• Ability to preserve confidentiality, and be able to work in a team environment
• Exceptional time management and organizational skills

 Key Traits We’re Looking for:

• Aligned with THE WELL’s mission.
• Entrepreneurial and risk-oriented, with an understanding of the dynamics of small, high-growth companies and an ability to thrive in a rapidly changing environment
• Confident and experienced decision-making, comfortable with making trade-off’s and communicating decisions partners
• Strategic, big picture thinker who can push the product team to think boldly and creatively without losing sight of the finer details
• Energized about solving complex, ambiguous problems
• Deep collaboration skills and high EQ

Benefits/ Perks:

• Comprehensive benefits package
• Full Time & Part Time paid time off
• Commuter benefits
• Lactation room 
• Paid Maternity & Paternity leave
• Perks, gym & multiple service discounts
• Professional Development Workshops
• Collaborative & Pet Friendly work HQ environment 
• EAP & quarterly on-site Support Circles