Catering Sales Manager

  • The Curtis Hotel Denver
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full time General Managers and Management Executives Banquet Staff Sales and Marketing

Job Description

Why us?

The Curtis Hotel, a "Stay Happy, Work Happy!" aesthetic: Calling all dashboard drummers, hairbrush singers, and firefly chasers- Welcome to the Curtis Hotel! Our playful yet professional attitude is what we live by and surround ourselves with others that have the same outlook on life. We don't believe that we clock out of life when we come into work, but that work is an extension of our day-to-day. We are the simple, happy-go-lucky parts of childhood, delightfully tucked into a stunning, truly iconic hotel.

Make It Rain: What do you get when you mix extraordinary determination with a lively fun environment? The Curtis Sales Squad! This ain't no Dunder Mifflin. Toto, we're not in Scranton on anymore. If you have a go-getter personality, fueled with optimism and ambition, look no further. On your marks, get set, GO!

The Perks: Fully Loaded

• Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance

• 401(k) with Employer Matching

• Discounted RTD EcoPass

• Discounted On-Site Parking

• Complimentary Employee Meals

• Hotel Discounts (Both Hilton & Sage Portfolio)

Job Overview

Solicit, capture, plan and coordinate small meetings with 10 rooms or less, social and catering only functions, while maximizing the banquet space to meet and ideally exceed catering revenue goals. Position is responsible for finalizing catering only business. Recommends program and procedural changes.

Responsibilities


  • -Solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat business through efforts (outside sales calls, telemarketing, mailings, networking, etc.) while maximizing banquet space to meet/exceed revenue goals.
    -Execute a territorial marketing strategy to capture the maximum amount of revenue and meet and ideally exceed sales goals.
    -Plan, upsell and detail the meeting/function with the client including: space requirements, times, equipment, menus, themes/decorations, etc.
    -Complete the contracts, prepare the appropriate paperwork, including banquet event orders, coordinate with the appropriate areas in the hotel and resolve any issues, complaints and problems to ensure a quality product delivery and customer satisfaction.
    -Prepare status and period end reports.
    -Maintain up-to-date knowledge of corporate and hotel procedures, products and competition, including their strengths and weaknesses, to continually improve sales strategies and achieve goals.
    -Professional and positive communication to both guests and fellow associates.