AJ Schneider Co.

  • Catering Sales Manager

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/16/2018 6:29 PM)
    ID
    2018-2215
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

     

    The legendary Galt House Hotel, Kentucky's largest convention hotel, overlooks the waterfront right from the heart of downtown Louisville. With a combination of over 1300 rooms and suites and over 130,000 square feet of meeting space, and 6 restaurants and lounges, the perfect opportunity awaits you to expand your career!

     

     We are currently hiring a sharp, bright and talented Catering Sales Manager who will be responsible for increasing catering revenue by developing relationships with new clients and maintaining relationships with existing clients in the local and surrounding communities by making outside sales calls, mailings, networking, etc. Must have a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures of the catering, food and beverage and hospitality professions.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for booking social events such as weddings, reunions, fraternity/sorority parties, meetings for corporate groups, etc. 
    • Will provide site tours of the hotel and functions space for the clients.
    • Will conduct outside sales calls to existing and new clients up-selling the property to build revenue.
    • Maintain a clear line of communication with internal departments to provide quality customer service ensuring client satisfaction of all assigned events as measured by Meeting Scope survey to maintain a convention discipline standard of 93% or better annually.
    • Responsible for creating Banquet Event Orders, proposals, and event contracts.
    • Confirm and communicate deposit, credit, and billing arrangements with the clients.
    • Maintain a fresh knowledge of market trends and competition.
    • Ensure all events adhere to company policies, fire department regulations, state liquor laws and other applicable government regulations.
    • Manage and distribute event changes to operating departments during function execution.
    • Participate in prospective projects and other sales related activities as assigned.

    Qualifications

     

    • 2-5 years of Management experience
    • Previous  hotel Catering  experience required

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to analyze and solve problems
    • Previous sales experience and the ability to negotiate

    Working Conditions

    • Ability to lift/carry up to 25 pounds
    • Stands for long periods of time throughout shift
    • Conducting tours of the hotel for clients
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include evenings, holidays and weekends as business dictates

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

     

    Galt House Hotel offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, 401k, a complimentary meal in associate cafeteria, complimentary parking, a discounted monthly TARC bus pass and more.

     

    The Galt House Hotel is a Drug Free Workplace, creating a culture of care where diversity is welcomed.

     

     

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