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Conference Services Manager

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Careers Center - Conference Services Manager

Conference Services Manager

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Yes - According to Grade
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Unit Description



Seeking a sales driven, dynamic, and inspiring Conference Center Sales Manager for Paul Smith's College in Paul Smith's, NY! 


Sodexo Conference Services is looking for an energetic and aggressive Conference Center Sales Manager to lead our business development efforts for the conferencing program at Paul Smith's College. The Sales Manager is responsible for leading the sales and marketing efforts for the conferencing program by developing budgets, executing plans to meet and exceed established goals, managing client relationships, developing and maintaining an aggressive marketing plan, building deep relationships within the community along with leading and developing the sales & planning team.

Paul Smith's College is located at the heart of a 6 million acre “forever wild” forest preserve that’s bigger than Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier and the Great Smokies National Parks combined? The spectacular lakeside campus at Paul Smith’s College offers a rare combination of scenic tranquility and adventurous recreation, making it the ideal spot for groups large and small.


Our tradition of gracious hospitality and culinary expertise dates to 1859 when the property was founded as a pioneering wilderness resort hotel. Guests today enjoy the same authentic Adirondack experience, ensuring a memorable and meaningful event.


This Ideal Candidate will have:

  • direct prior experience in space & catering sales for a large, complex hotel, conference center or similar venue. 
  • excellent organizational and communication skills
  • an entrepreneurial spirit and a high degree of accountability.
  • strong interpersonal skills and forging deep relationships with current and potential clients are critical to success – expanding conference sales from within the local community and from nationwide resources.
  • the ability to establish, execute and exceed goals, positive leadership and developing a strong team will also be vital to success. 


Sodexo Campus Conferencing is the leader in providing solutions that are focused on creating Unique Events and Exceptional Experiences for all our guests. Our meeting locations are regarded by professional meeting professionals as Premier Destinations for conferences, campus and events. 


Are you the Conference Sales Manager 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 the conference business?   If so, we are highly interested in speaking with you about this fantastic opportunity.  TODAY!


There is RELOCATION assistance for this opportunity. #LI


Position Summary

Strength in event mgmt. skills- planning and working events/meetings, attention to detail, customer interaction/service skills

Key Duties
- Coordinate event/functions (food – event environment)
- A/V knowledge/responsibility
- Customer Services/directing operations
- Staffing

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.




  • Sales / Business Development

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