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Sales & Hospitality Services Intern

Sunday, May 28th to Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 (CT)
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Supervisor(s)-
PaidNo
TimeframeSummer
CreditYes
Description

Position Title:    Sales & Hospitality Services Intern


Supervisor:      Traci Franzone, Director of Sales & Business Development


Purpose:      To Assist the Sales & Hospitality Services Department with the everyday operation of Business Generation, Planning and Execution of Events


Hours & Duration of Internship:  As assigned by University Requirements


Position Summary:  The Sales & Hospitality Services Intern will act in an “assistant” role to the Sales & Hospitality Services Department for the entire operation of the meeting and event rental venues.

Responsibilities:


  • Taking Incoming Leads and qualifying the information, checking availability of space

  • Performing Site Inspections

  • Calling (by phone) area companies and organizations to generate interest in SFP for meetings and events

  • Assisting the Sales Manager as needed with contracts and generation of documents

  • Assisting with establishing SOP’s

  • Assist with detailing of events and ensuring that all timelines are being met on the day of event

  • Arranging pre-opening site inspections for Preferred Caterer’s, Vendors, Event Managers/Wedding Planners, etc.

  • Overseeing the move-in of facility supplies and equipment (chairs/tables/etc.)

 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (excel, word, powerpoint)

  • Previous event/group sales, banquets, catering experience (preferred - not required)

  • Ability to schedule and coordinate projects

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong communication and people skills

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment

  • Ability to meet with team, access needs and complete tasks

  • Driver’s license & personal vehicle

This internship will take place from end of May to the beginning of August - exact schedules will be determined between intern and supervisor.

Location: 6903 Great View Drive North, Memphis, TN 38120