ARAMARK Revenue Manager - Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center in Washington, District Of Columbia

Overview:

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Aramark/ and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .

Description:

Based in Washington, DC; The Revenue Management/Rates Specialist is responsible for strategic initiatives to optimize revenue growth at the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center. Working closely with operations, the GUHCC operations Team, and the Director of Sales & Marketing this position will assist in providing guidance on pricing, packages, promotions and 3rd party distribution. This position will lead weekly RevMax meetings where booking Pace, forecast, rate and fencing strategy as well as new ideas to generate occupancy and revenue.

  • Developing timely and accurate forecasts

  • Achieve sales targets by managing a dynamic pricing model based on current demand patters

  • Regularly review competitive sets on all distribution channels

  • Manage strategy across all channels (Central Reservations, Brand.com, GDS, OTAs and other 3rd party channels)

  • Conduct Group vs. Transient displacement analysis

  • Provide assistance in the development of the annual rooms budget using a metric based approach

  • Conduct weekly RevMax meetings for each lodging location in which the operations teams as well as the Sales and Marketing team

  • Train operations team members on the principles and practices of Revenue Management

  • Contribute to the development of the annual marketing plan

  • Regular weekly communication with the Director of Revenue Management to discuss pace, forecast, yield strategy as well as management of third party channels

  • Collaborate with Marketing team on creative briefs and promotional positioning

Qualifications:

  • College diploma or equivalent is required.

  • 3 years’ experience in sales, group catering events or like employment

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

  • Planning, organizing and effective time management skills

  • Experience with computer applications including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, Maestro, Opera, Springer Miller System or other property management systems. Other experience with sales based CRM applications

  • Professional appearance and demeanor

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established goals & objectives

  • General financial acumen

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran