Sage Hospitality Resources Purchasing Agent in Denver, Colorado


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Why Us:

At Sage and at the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek, we recognize people as our most valuable asset. They help us realize our vision and deliver our successes as a top Denver hotel. Jobs at Sage Hospitality and the JW Marriott Denver are more than just employment. Here, our associates find the encouragement and resources for unlimited personal and professional growth.

Job Title:

Purchasing Agent

Location Name:

JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek



EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

The Purchasing Agent is responsible for all aspects of the procurement, storing, receiving and delivery of hard and soft products and goods. Keeps track of inventories, requisitions, price comparisons and ensures cost controls are followed.



Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.


Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.


Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.


Ability to type 60 WPM, Microsoft Word applications: Word, Excel, Publisher and Powerpoint. Alphabetizing, grammar and punctuation skills. Standard business letter formats. Strong editing skills. Excellent hearing required for telephone inquiries and client and associate handling. Excellent vision required as contracts and letters are hand written, filing, using computer, checking diary. Excellent speech communication skills necessary to communicate clearly with customers and other departments. Excellent comprehension and literacy required to read manager's letters, help prepare contracts and proposals. Excellent attention to detail and multi tasking skills


Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required while filing, Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel to assist clients. Occasional standing. Occasional carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs.

Education/Formal Training

High school diploma or vocational secretarial.


Previous sales, hospitality, and secretarial experience preferred.

Material/Equipment Used

Basic office equipment and materials


General office and hotel environment

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular