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Franchised Catering Sales Manager

Job Number 18002XUD
Job Category Event Management
Location Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu, Autograph Collection, Koloa, Hawaii VIEW ON MAP
Brand Autograph Collection Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management
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Thank you for your interest in this position. It is a job opportunity with one of Marriott International?s franchisees.
Please apply online at : https://koloalandingresort.com/careers/
Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Azul Hospitality Group. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel?s employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.
Job Description
To creatively up sell all events including weddings, executive meetings and corporate catering events. Serve as the primary logistical liaison between special events clients, groups and all operational resort departments. Direct and organize the Food & Beverage functions within F&B Outlets in order to maintain high standards of food and beverage quality and service to maximize profits. To assist in managing the sales effort of the resort, including developing new accounts, maintaining existing accounts, implementation of sales and marketing strategies so as to maximize profits of the resort while maintaining customer satisfaction.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
+ Enthusiastically and proactively assist the Director of Sales and/or Sales Manager(s) in the sale of the Resort concept to group, corporate, leisure and wedding prospects in a way that best illustrates the identity of the brand as innovative and new.
+ Provide client support to include processing client leads, investigating resort and preferred guest program issues, and acquiring or sending collateral materials
+ Provide resort support to include following up on outstanding responses, calling, faxing and emailing clients with responses and answering requests
+ Handle all logistics for small groups meetings for key clients
+ Report generation as needed
+ Maintains liaison with other hotel helps departments to facilitate services agreed upon by the sales office and prospective clients
+ Responsible for all administration of Banquet/Catering BEO and Resumes for Catering and Banquet events
+ Handle all logistics for weddings, all local groups and events
+ Plan, coordinate & manage banquet, catering, special events and holiday functions
+ Develops and maintains client files
+ Develops and implements sales and marketing strategies
+ Assist with site visits with mock meeting set ups.
+ Attend wedding shows coupled with performing sales calls with the Director of Sales & Marketing/General Manager.
+ Work closely with the Sales & Events Coordinator
+ Partners with Operations in providing a customer experience that exceeds the customer expectations
+ Effectively support relationships within the community to strengthen and expand customer base for future sales opportunities
+ Be an active part of the property team supporting and developing the desired Resort culture
+ Drive product quality and a unique guest experience at every opportunity
+ Take pride in the overall look and feel of the resort never walking past something out of place
+ Maintain a refreshing attitude focused on positive friendly interactions with guests and staff
+ Develop and maintain strong interdepartmental relationships and open communication lines to assure efficient transfer of information.
+ Be familiar with all company policies and benefits.
+ All other duties assigned by the Director of Sales & Marketing and the General Manager.
Job Requirements
EDUCATION
+ High school or equivalent education required. Bachelors Degree and/or equivalent level of education preferred.
EXPERIENCE
+ Sales experience and or prior hospitality experience preferred.
_This company is an equal opportunity employer._
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