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Catering Sales Manager

Company: Embassy Suites Chicago North Shore/ Deerfield
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Minimum Job Description, including but not limited to the following:

Minimum of 1 (one) year experience as a sales manager, catering manager, or the like. Hotel experience preferred, but not required.

--- Travel to meet with or call individual corporate clients by telephone to solicit annual, week day and weekend business.
--- Interview, train, resolve problems and provide open communication to newly hired catering associates when appropriate.
--- Meet and greet clients, conduct property tours, and promote facilities and services. Answers client inquiries.
--- Develop and conduct persuasive verbal sales presentations to prospective clients.
--- Develop client menus, write contracts and letters, as well as organize all other arrangements as they relate to social and corporate events.
--- Supervise and attend the overall set up and implementation of events and meetings. Communicate with relevant departments to ensure proper servicing of accounts.
--- Prepare and present weekly and monthly Catering/Sales reports.

Extensive knowledge of Food and Beverage etiquette, guest relations and service standards. Strong interpersonal skills to assess client needs, negotiate pricing and provide overall guest satisfaction. Effectively deal with internal and external guests, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy. Presents a professional appearance and manner.

Keywords: Embassy Suites Chicago North Shore/ Deerfield, Arlington Heights , Catering Sales Manager, Sales , Deerfield, Illinois

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