Job Description

Position: Catering Sales Manager

Chaparral Suites, soon to be Embassy Suites, is currently in need of a Catering Sales Manager to Solicit new accounts; maintains and strengthens relationships with existing accounts.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
? Travel to meet with or call individual corporate clients by telephone to solicit annual, week
day and weekend business.
? Interview, train, resolve problems and provide open communication to newly hired
catering associates when appropriate.
? Meet and greet clients, conduct property tours, and promote facilities and services.
Answers client inquiries.
? Develop and conduct persuasive verbal sales presentations to prospective clients.
? Develop client menus, write contracts and letters, as well as organize all other
arrangements as they relate to social and corporate events.
? Supervise and attend the overall set up and implementation of events and meetings.
Communicate with relevant departments to ensure proper servicing of accounts.
? Prepare and present weekly and monthly Catering/Sales reports.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Extensive knowledge of Food and Beverage etiquette, guest relations and service standards.
Strong interpersonal skills to assess client needs, negotiate pricing and provide overall guest
satisfaction. Effectively deal with internal and external guests, some of whom will require high
levels of patience, tact and diplomacy. Presents a professional appearance and manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience in a sales and catering office.
Experience working in a hotel environment.

Additional Qualifications:

Extensive knowledge of Food and Beverage etiquette, guest relations and service standards. Strong interpersonal skills to assess client needs, negotiate pricing and provide overall guest satisfaction. Effectively deal with internal and external guests, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy. Presents a professional appearance and manner. Will be doing outside sales a large percentage of the time.

Physical Demands:

Talk and Hear.
The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands.
The employee may at times work a variety of hours.
These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Catering Sales Manager job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable people with disabilities to performs the described essential functions of the Catering Sales Manager's job.

Additional information:

No relocation offered at this time.
Only candidates with prior hotel experience will be considered.
Crescent Hotels and Resorts is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Crescent Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons in all facets of employment.
EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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