Catering Sales Manager

  • Driftwood Hospitality Management
  • San Diego, California
  • Nov 10, 2019
Full time General Managers and Management Executives Banquet Staff Sales and Marketing

Job Description

We are currently looking for a highly motivated, determined, well-spoken, and experienced Catering Sales Manager for San Diego Marriott Mission Valley!


Position: Catering Sales Manager

Property: San Diego Marriott Mission Valley

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Follow up on leads referred by sales managers.

· Book social catering functions.

· Develop a target sales and marketing plan with focus on social catering functions.

· Assist with the development of banquet menus.

· Participate in 30-60-90 day banquet forecasting.

· Coordinate in-house sales promotions and associate functions.

· Greet client upon arrival.

· Facilitate and communicate details related to catering functions to management.

· Maintain professionalism in problem situations.

· Maintain detailed records of discussions with guest, including all meeting setups, food and beverage, etc.

· Upsell to improve revenue generation on property.

· Be readily available during functions for consultation with client.

· Flexible schedule required to accommodate client needs.

· Preside at conference planning meetings where details related to group coordination will be discussed and reviewed by management.

· Participate in site reviews.

· Conduct exit interviews with clients to solidify repeat business and distribute results.

· Participate in the preparation of the annual hotel budget.

· Respond and resolve guest requests, complaints, or questions in a courteous and timely manner.

· Ability to accurately use various office and accounting software.

REQUIREMENTS

· 1-2 years of experience as a Catering Sales Manager

· Previous Marriott experience preferred