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Ritza Laksita Candra

Writer, Freelancer, Marketer, Recruiter
Indonesia
English Indonesian

About Me

Meeting new people, writing, global issues are always challenges for me. I like to explore new things and willing to learn. Currently working at home, freelancing in writing since this is my best interest. Previously working in hospitality industry as Frontliner and sales manager.

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Education History

Universitas Airlangga Surabaya
2006 - 2011

Hubungan Internasional

I was studying in major of International Relations, mostly studies about politics, negotiation, diplomacy, language, and country-to-country relationship. I advanced my skill and experience by joining organizations as well as expand my network. Activities and societies: HIMA HI, internal magazine in International Relations Department, Airlangga Photography Society, AIESEC as international youth organization

Employment History

Freelance
2015 - now

Independent recuiter

Consultant, recruiter and headhunting talent especially on IT. Always looking for new opportunity and connection to IT people and also industry who needs IT talent. Contact at +6281252352401 (Whatsapp only) or Skype on ritzacandra Experience: Part of Starwood recruitment day, recruiting talent from campus to campus to get fresh graduate interested working on hospitality industry (2013).

Freelance
2011 - now

Independent writer

Working as freelanced writer, interesting in writing about any subjects. Experience in writing about gadget review, wedding and stuff, traveling, fashion, social, etc.

Shangri-La Hotel Surabaya
2014 - 2015

Event Sales Manager

Job Summary: The Events Manager/Executive is responsible for the successful handling of catering events and groups involving more than 10 rooms. Under the general guidance and supervision of the Director of Events Management, Assistant Director of Events Management/Senior Events Manager, and Director of Sales. Maximizes business opportunities and ensures effective communication with clients, as well as efficient coordination among internal departments. Key Areas: 1. Sales Function 2. Marketing Planning 3. Administration 4. Communication 5. Others 6. Guiding Principles

Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort
2013 - 2014

Sales Specialist-Business Development

Responsibility -Monitor account production -Responsible in achieving the room and catering sales objectives of markets and business segments -Building good relationship with clients and key account, drive excellent execution for group events or meetings -Develop new business leads and researches new business, responsible for prospecting and servicing small and big group, and also develop existing accounts that will meet the yield objective of the hotel -Preparing contract for travel agent and corporate -Preparing RFP or group proposal, determine and discuss the rate with Sales Manager and Revenue Manager -Telemarketing and follow up group proposal -Preparing event order, taking care the group and list the things necessary to be provided from hotel side, cooperate with other department related regarding group needs and arrangement -Revenue management, cooperate with revenue department to generate revenue for hotel and achieve the target -Filing the contract and brochure contribution, as well as updating database from key account -Actively offer loyalty program to the clients -Preparing sales kit and collateral, cooperate with media for exposure and media impression, doing partnership for brand exposure with media or corporate (public relation) -Daily report to the Sales and Marketing team, monthly report for production and group report -Actively promote sister hotel for branding exposure and promote hotel program Experience -Group or event arrangement, team work with other departments -Having professional relationship with overseas clients -Understanding of customer needs to provide solutions and best service delivery -Communication, management and negotiation skill -Customer relations management and hospitality -Administration and filing -Computer skills

Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort
2012 - 2013

Sales Coordinator

Responsibility -Preparing contract for travel agent and corporate -Preparing RFP or group proposal, determine and discuss the rate with Sales Manager and Revenue Manager -Telemarketing and follow up group proposal -Preparing event order, taking care the group and list the things necessary to be provided from hotel side, cooperate with other department related regarding group needs and arrangement -Revenue management, cooperate with revenue department to generate revenue for hotel and achieve the target -Filing the contract and brochure contribution, as well as updating database from key account -Actively offer loyalty program to the clients -Preparing sales kit and collateral, cooperate with media for exposure and media impression, doing partnership for brand exposure with media or corporate (public relation) -Daily report to the Sales and Marketing team, monthly report for production and group report -Actively promote sister hotel for branding exposure and promote hotel program -Building good relationship with clients and key account, drive excellent execution for group events or meetings Experience -Group or event arrangement, team work with other departments -Having professional relationship with overseas clients -Communication and negotiation skill -Customer relations management and hospitality -Administration and filing

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