Key responsibilities are
Pursue new and repeat clients fitting hotel parameters and objectives. off property visits / calls, telephone prospecting, written communication, e mails,
Utilize all resources to discover potential clients, in city, state and other markets
Strive to achieve personal goals, as well as shared team goals and responsibilities.
Work with Director of Catering and Exec Chef to develop customized menus and pricing to fit the client needs
Attend all necessary departmental meetings, daily, weekly and monthly.
Conduct site visits, pre con and post con meetings as needed.
Create awareness of groups and events in all internal staff, communicating information with all other hotel departments in a timely manner to facilitate efficient execution and service
Providing personal attention to clients when they are at hotel, to insure complete satisfaction during arrival, set up and during functions.
Respond to all calls and inquiries within 2 hours
Be creative with site visit planning, menu planning, company specific ambience / color schemes
Consistently evaluate and meet / exceed Sales goals
Maintain accuracy in all reporting tasks, Client sales files,
Understand forecasts, pace and productivity
Understand your competition, stay abreast of any changes
Ideal candidate will have CI/TY knowledge and experience
2 year Degree in Hospitality related major
4 year experience in the Catering Sales
Ability to quickly evaluate, determine guest needs and formulate the action plan
Knowledge of various cultural events
Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
Ability to work flexible hours including weekends
Ability to develop and nurture working relationships with clients and community
Effective communication skills
Anticipate needs and engage in delivering above what is promised
Participate in daily, weekly meetings
Ability to set goals
The Buttes Marriott
Position Available: Immediately
Bonus Plan: Yes
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the location of this job will not be considered.
Other: 401 K, health insurnace PTO, etc
Management Position: Yes
Hiring Contact: Tiffany Pena
Contact Title: Executive Administrator
Address: 2000 W. Westcourt Way , Tempe, AZ, 85282, US