About this Job
The Catering Sales Manager role is a sales based position that targets and coordinates corporate catering sales efforts. The primary responsibility of a catering sales manager is to further develop existing business and solicit new catering business through catering lead generation and catering sales marketing. The sales manager solicits new catering customers through traditional and non-traditional sales techniques.
What you will do:
· Generate new business and meet financial quotas
· Develop a strategic business plan to direct the development of new business opportunities
· Prepares proposals, presentations and prospect communication as required
· Maintains prospect database of contacts and sales activity
· Being a true representative of the Savory brand
· Work closely with the operations and culinary team
Education and experience:
· Extensive food & beverage sales experience within and deep knowledge of Manhattan Fortune 500 companies, law firms, financial firms, and other professional organizations; as well as event venues
· Ability to listen to clients, understand their needs and communicate effectively both with the client and within the organization
· Ability to build and foster relationships with individuals at all levels
· Ability to understand financials and consistently meet financial quotas
· In depth knowledge of corporate food service operations and events
· Minimum of two years experience in food and beverage sales and operations
· Proficient computer skills
Quality Ingredients. Top Talent. Genuine Hospitality.
Savory is a corporate catering company with a mission to elevate the corporate catering experience, making it fresher, and more reliable, Savory is a fast-paced environment focused on quality food experiences and hospitality excellence. We are based in the heart of New York City, offering culinary programs that include meeting catering, office-wide meals, receptions, and events. We know and understand the key issues facing corporate dining and we have the best solutions. Our custom 10,000 square foot commissary located in Bryant Park allows us to minimize your onsite back of house needs, resulting in food service that is nimble, lightweight, and cost efficient. Our rapid growth has prompted us to seek qualified individuals that will be a positive addition to our tight-knit family and help shape the future of Savory.