Corey Roberts

  • Sales Manager
  • Arlington County, Arlington, VA, USA
  • Jul 03, 2018
Full time Sales and Marketing

Personal Summary

I am a hard working and organized individual seeking to enhance my knowledge in the Hospitality Industry. I have been working in the industry for six years and have experience in multiple segments including: limited and full service hotels, private clubs, and catering halls. I have held positions ranging from Assistant Banquet Manager to a Catering Sales Manger. I attended James Madison University for four years while I earned a degree in Hospitality Management with a concentration in Hotels. I enjoy the fast paced and eccentric atmosphere of the Hospitality Industry and its ever changing ways. 

Work Experience

Catering Sales Manager
Oct 2017 - May 2018 Hyatt Regency long Island

● Performed duties as a Catering Sales Manager in a full service 358 room hotel.

● Met with clients to book catering events ranging from 10 to 1,200 people.

● Conducted outside cold calls and presentations to potential clients.

● Detailed all events and meetings in Event Management System (EMS)

● Proficient in Cvent, Envision, and Knowland

Front Desk Agent/Acting Supervisor
May 2015 - Aug 2016 Residence Inn by Marriott

● Trained as Front Desk Agent in new extended stay hotel.

● Communicated with Sales on group room blocks/resumes and attained BT client leads.

● Knowledgeable of rewards program, rate codes, group pick up & guest service policies.

● Supervised The Market inventory, pricing and ordering.

● Experienced with MARSHA/FOSSE, daily reports, contingency reports, guest log.

● Created new guest policies and trained staff on Marriott requirements.

Sales and Marketing Intern
May 2015 - Aug 2015 Holiday Inn Express
  • Trained by Director of Sales in hotel sales: prospect/outside cold calls, qualifying accounts, generating new business, attended networking events, and reviewed forecasts, revenue, & market segmentation, BEO’s.
  • Worked with all market segments: SMERFE, BT, ASSN.. 
  • Used Opera system – trained/worked at Front Desk 
  • Worked with Wedding/Sports group room blocks and LNR’s/NLRA


Hospitality Management
Aug 2013 - May 2017 James Madison University

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