• Catering Sales Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/31/2018 2:27 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-28664
    # of Openings
    1
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Sales
  • Overview

    Dallas Hotel at Park West

     

    Park West

     

    The elegant Omni Dallas at Park West puts you close to the best attractions of dynamic Dallas, Texas. Located near vibrant Las Colinas Business District, and only 10 minutes from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, this 12-story luxury hotel invites you to experience elegance with neoclassical distinction.

     

    The Omni Dallas at Park West’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Omni Dallas at Park West may be your perfect match.

    Job Description

    Responsible for booking hte corporate and assigned catering market segments with emphasis on social-related and short-term business. To merchandise as skillfully as possible the hotel function space in order to maximize revenue potential for the hotel and to ensure that the customer has the best possible meeting experience. 

    Responsibilities

    • Solicitation of direct-selling in the local, Corporate Catering market.
    • Event planning and detailing for booked events
    • Maximize Catering revenues wherever possible and minimize erosion of check averages from   price-sensitive groups. Communication of function-arrangement to all responsible hotel departments.
    • Communication with clients prior to events to initiate, negotiate, and close contracts for all catered functions.
    • Creation of profitable menus and distribution of client expectations to Food & Beverage Departments.
    • Coordinate Catering support services (flowers, entertainment, decoration, A/V, etc.) to provide complete client satisfaction.
    • Physically double-check all function arrangements against specifications of client. Correct where necessary.
    • Client contract and effective communication to ensure repeat bookings.
    • Update and increase client prospects through active prospecting
    • Maximize revenues for the hotel through up-selling techniques.
    • Other duties as assigned by Director of Catering.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or  Equivalent.
    • College degree preferred. 
    • Minimum of 1 year hotel sales/catering experience and/or successful completion of Omni LID program. 
    • Knowledge of the operations of the hotel industry. 
    • Dynamic, enthusiastic, creative  leader who thrives under pressure and is able to perform multiple functions and troubleshoot when needed. 
    • Command of the English language both written and verbal, with the ability to demonstrate warmth and empathy when engaging with others. 
    • Must have proven selling, negotiating and presentation skills. 
    • Requires knowledge of advanced sales techniques. 
    • Highly developed customer service skills with strong attention to detail.   
    • Proficient computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook. Delphi experience preferred. 
    • The ability to delegate, effectively train and coach 
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.

    Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer - vets/disability. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement 

    If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com.

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