National Director of Catering Sales – Fast Casual Restaurant
2501 El Camino Real #240, Carlsbad, CA 92008 Carlsbad, CA 92008
National Catering Sales Manager
Growing Restaurant Group - Now Hiring!
For years we have been trendsetters in the Southern California area and the Fast Casual industry. We have grown from our San Diego roots into operating 50+ restaurants across the region. The key to our success over the years has been our dedication to quality. While other chains have lost sight of that to cut costs, we understand what our guests look for when choosing to dine out and make sure every meal is crafted perfectly. With new menu items added and a diverse selection of spirits to choose from, we aim to please any taste pallet. Featuring a chef driven menu prepared in a scratch kitchen, this restaurant group has been recognized with multiple awards. With over four dozen locations and growing at a pace of over 10+ new locations per year, this is the Fast Casual restaurant group to take your career to the next level!
Job Title: National Catering Sales Manager
Job Description: This National Director of Catering Sales position will oversee and buildout the entire Catering Sales function for our company. We are reimagining and overhaul of how they do things and need a National Director of Catering Sales to help us attain this goal. This National Director of Catering Sales should have experience worked for a larger, more mature company with a fully built out Catering Sales Division, or someone who has built that Division out within more of a startup environment. Background in a national Fast Casual concept is a huge plus for this National Director of Catering sales role. Our National Catering Sales Manager will plays a dynamic role in hiring and training Regional Directors and Catering Sales Managers for our restaurants. This individual will create guidelines and templates for proposals to be sent out to prospective clients that highlight our brand and what we bring to the table. The National Catering Sales Manager will work with Regional Directors to develop marketing strategies to maximize our presence on social media sites and in-person showcases. Contract negotiation and knowledge is another vital part of this National Catering Sales Manager position, as this individual will review them regularly with our company and potential clients.
- Minimum of 5+ years current Director or VP-Level Catering Sales experience
- Prior experience with National Fast Casual concepts a huge plus
- Outstanding oral, written, and verbal communication skills
- Hands-on experience hiring, training, and developing Managers
- Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, customers, officials, etc. as needed
- Must be able to multi-task in a demanding, high volume environment under limited supervision
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Rob Dallaire, CPC
Franchise Partner | Restaurant Division
Rob Dallaire attended MSU where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Hospitality Management. Throughout Rob's management career, he has been fortunate enough to work for some top level companies in the industry such as Houston's, Champps, Hard Rock Cafe, and PF Chang's / Pei Wei. Rob made the transition over to the recruiting side of the business with Gecko Hospitality in 2005. Rob is responsible for the Southern California area for Gecko Hospitality. When not working, Rob likes to spend as much time as possible being outside enjoying the lifestyle that Southern California offers, spending time with his 3 daughters. Rob is big MI State and Detroit sports fan.