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NOVA Parks is seeking a HOSPITALITY AND EVENT SALES MANAGER at Occoquan Regional Park, Lorton, Virginia. Hiring Salary Range $48,027.41 – 57,823.62. Excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, retirement plan, and more.
The HOSPITALITY AND EVENT SALES MANAGER is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating and executing an operational management plan for NOVA Parks’ event rental facilities. Work is performed under the general direction of the Park Operations Superintendent with considerable latitude for independent judgment and action. Annual performance goals will be set for the Hospitality and Event Sales Manager.
Market and promote use of facilities and services;
Assist w/management of personnel;
Coordinate and oversee events and operations;
Administer reservation system for rental facilities;
Assist w/development and management of budget;
Perform various office/clerical functions.
Duties and responsibilities are designed to be the essential elements of the job. They do not preclude the performance of related, or even unrelated, jobs which may be necessary to properly and efficiently complete all work assignments. NOVA Parks reserves the right to amend job specifications to meet current needs.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college/university with a bachelor’s degree in the hospitality industry, public relations, or closely related field.
Physical: Non-manual work with strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks, including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Will lift and move banquet tables and chairs; will climb ladders.
Experience: Three years of progressively responsible experience as special events coordinator, or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience.
Testing: The Event Facility Manager position is classified as a safety sensitive position. Candidates for full-time, safety sensitive positions must submit to a pre-employment drug screening and achieve a negative result as a condition of employment.
Selection Process: Panel interview.
It is the policy of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-352-5900 for assistance.
The Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NOVA Parks) operates 32 regional parks and manages various historic and conservation-oriented facilities, land and trails which encompasses more than 12,200 acres. The preservation of open space is a high priority. In addition, we strive to offer recreation opportunities not traditionally provided by local governments