Senior Event Sales Manager

Employer
Davidson Hotels & Resorts
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 22, 2017
Role
Sales
Job Type
Freelance
Hours
Full Time
Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team!

A Senior Catering Manager is responsible for the development of market segments and solicitation of new customer relationships and existing customer relationships. Represents the hotel at conferences and other external sales presentations to groups and prospective customers to solicit, explain, negotiate and close group and local catering business. Meets with and entertains customers, conducts property tours, participates in tradeshows, industry and community events to promote facilities and services. Negotiates contracts and establish agreements with vendors. Maximizes revenue and promotes relationships through negotiation of services and prices. May assist the Director in the management of the Catering Department.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor?s degree and/or 3+ years of hotel sales experience.

* 1 year of food and beverage experience.

* Excellent organization skills with attention to detail.

* Ability to upsell, proactive sales approach, assertive and driven.

* Able to execute a sales and marketing plan to enhance revenue and negotiate contracts

* Present a professional appearance and confidence.

* Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office.

* Ability to communicate effectively with the public and other Team Members.

* Strong time management skills.

* Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM systems.

EOE AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

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