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The School of Tourism Management (Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism) at Thompson Rivers University invites applications for a sessional lecturer to teach HMGT 2120: Hotel Sales and Convention Services (3.0.0) at the Kamloops Campus in winter 2024. This posting is for in person, face to face course delivery.
Course description This course provides insight into the scope and various segments of the groups market and demonstrates the relationship between professional service and operational success. Students will be given a comprehensive introduction to the complexities of managing a convention facility as well as exposure to key group markets and techniques for attracting them to the property.
Course learning outcomes 1. Explain the scope of today's meetings and conventions market. 2. Identify trends influencing meetings and conventions. 3. Explain how the sales department interfaces with other departments in a hotel facility. 4. Identify the characteristics of the Association, Corporate and Non-profit markets and understand how to sell to these key markets. 5. Identify and explain the components of convention services. 6. Outline procedures and documentation used to communicate internally before a meeting. 7. Describe types of convention billing arrangements and post-convention review. 8. Describe service techniques used by the industry to ensure guest satisfaction. 9. Prepare a basic sales proposal. 10. Plan a Familiarization (FAM) trip and prepare a group resume.
$0.00 - $0.00 ( According to TRUFA Salary Schedule )
Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Adventure Culinary Arts and Tourism -> Tourism Management
Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.