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Administrative Assistant - Sales
MA, United States
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Company Overview 

Welcome to Sonesta.  These three simple words could open up a whole new world to you. Each of the hotels and resorts in the Sonesta Collection provides a unique experience unrivaled in the hotel industry. Sprung from the classic hoteliers of the mid-20th century, Sonesta enjoys a rich history celebrating over 75 years in hospitality.  We offer a diverse and distinctive portfolio of nearly 60 properties across three continents, each providing an authentic visit delightfully reflecting the culture and personality of its destination.  

Job Description

Reporting to the VP Global & Hotel Sales, the Administrative Assistant – Corporate Sales is responsible for supporting the needs of the Senior Sales Leadership Team with a high-energy and proactive approach to anticipating organizational requirements. He/She will assist the executives with every detail that allows on and off property sales teams to meet and exceed its desired targets. 

This position is highly project oriented and has accountability of maintaining organized processes and procedures to achieve revenue targets and the desired goal of created ONE TEAM across Sonesta’s sales organization. The role will liaise primarily with internal departments that work directly with Sonesta’s sales organization. The successful candidate has basic to intermediary project management skills. He/She is independent, confident, assertive and the ability to comfortably engage with Senior Leaders and Executives. 

The job environment is fast paced and results oriented. The successful candidate is organized, has the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, exercises effective time-management and has the ability to meet tight deadlines.

Candidate works well with varying personality types. The Corporate Coordinator is collaborative, adapts well to change and possesses an innate desire to learn and grow.

Job Requirements

A candidate for this position must possess the following applicable knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to demonstrate and provide applicable examples to support their competencies therein.
  • Solid administrative, organizational, data and communication skills
  • Proficient in ability to support multiple roles
  • 3-6 years of experience in a support, administrative, or professional client services role
  • 2-3 years of experience in a face-paced environment, supporting multiple roles at the mid-senior management level
  • Ability to organize annual trade shows and other client-facing events
  • Demonstrated mastery with MS Office Suite
  • Strong interest and desire in continuing to develop technologically savvy skills
  • Hotel experience or knowledge of the hotel industry is advantageous.
  • Must possess the ability and willingness to travel 5%-10% of the time.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Ability to deliver presentations in a concise, well-organized manner

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