Catering Sales Manager

Columbus, OH 43221

Posted: 08/15/2019 Country: US State/Province: OH Job ID: RW859352815 Salary: 55000

Catering Sales Manager

Hospitality Company


We are in search of a Catering Sales Manager that will always strive to meet and exceed expectations for our guests and our team members on a daily basis. To become the Catering Sales Manager of this establishment, apply today for our location in Columbus, Ohio. Managing a wide range of hotel collections serving both business and leisure travelers, we are proud to offer outstanding service, access to catering, event planning, and banquet services to all of our properties. We are a growing company, rapidly expanding into the Northeast and Midwest with plans for further expansion. You do not want to miss this fantastic career opportunity as our Catering Sales Manager located in Columbus, Ohio.


Title of Position: Catering Sales Manager

Job Description: The Catering Sales Manager should have extensive knowledge of hotel catering sales in a variety of market segments including, new business development, account management, space utilization and maximization, menu development, wine and beverage sales and a history of upselling success. Catering Sales Manager must have a history of creating a culture where both guests and associates feel valued and appreciated. The Catering Sales Manager will solicit, book, plan and coordinate meetings/functions while maximizing the banquet space to meet/exceed sales goals. This position is responsible for finalizing group business, recommending program and procedural changes, negotiating and booking new and repeat business while maximizing banquet space to meet/exceed revenue goals. The Catering Sales Manager will need to execute a territorial marketing strategy to capture the maximum amount of revenue and meet/exceed sales goals. Complete the contracts, prepare the appropriate paperwork, coordinate with the appropriate areas in the hotel, and resolve any issues, complaints and problems to ensure quality product delivery and customer satisfaction. The Catering Sales Manager will prepare status and period end reports to keep management abreast of activities as well as maintain up-to-date knowledge of corporate/hotel procedures and products and the competition's product, strengths and weaknesses to continually improve sales strategies and the achievement of goals. The Catering Sales Manager will participate in professional organizations to maintain high visibility and promote sales as well as perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.

Benefits:

  • Industry Leading Compensation
  • Medical Insurance Plans
  • Paid Vacation
  • Career Growth Opportunities


Qualifications:

  • The Catering Sales Manager must have 2 or more years’ experience in Hotel Sales and Catering
  • A passion for mentoring and developing others is a must for the Catering Sales Manager
  • A solid track record in achieving financial results is a must for the Catering Sales Manager
  • The Catering Sales Manager must possess communication skills in terms of the ability to negotiate, convince, sell and influence professionals and/or hotel guests as well as the ability to drive to outside sales calls.
  • A requirement  for the Sales Manager is leadership- you must be able to build and foster a team environment


Apply Now-Catering Sales Manager located in Columbus, Ohio

If you would like to be considered for this position, email your resume to rwallace@geckohospitality.com


Rob Wallace
Franchise Partner | Hospitality Division

Rob Wallace has held Executive Level Management positions during his extensive career in the Hospitality Industry with hotel brands such as Red Roof Inns, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Courtyard, Residence Inn and Hampton Inns and Suites.

Drawing on over 30 years of Hotel Operations experience from General Manager to Executive Vice President roles, as well as serving on numerous industry related boards, his background provides the perfect foundation to partner with Clients and Candidates to find the perfect opportunity to achieve operations excellence.

Rob is a resident of Columbus, Ohio and is joining Gecko Hospitality Executive as a franchise partner for Southern Ohio. He can be contacted at rwallace@geckohospitality.com or by calling 614-570-6166.

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