• Catering Sales Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/14/2019 3:12 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-41887
    # of Openings
    1
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Catering and Convention Services
  • Overview

    Houston Hotel

     

    Houston

     

    Discover a luxurious oasis at the Omni Houston Hotel. Situated on impeccably manicured grounds, the Houston Galleria hotel features the finest in Houston accommodations with sensational views of the city or pool area. The Omni Houston Hotel is centrally located in the prestigious Uptown Post Oak/Galleria area and is just minutes from all of the excitement that Houston, Texas has to offer.

     

    The Omni Houston Hotel’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 Houston Hotel may be your perfect match.

    Job Description

    The Catering Sales Manager will be responsible for creatively upselling all hotel customers and to ensure that value paid is value received, not only in product, but in service and in ambiance.

    Responsibilities

    • Solicitation of direct-selling in the local social and corporate market.
    • Plan, up sell and coordinate all details with each client producing detailed, organized event orders
    • Communication of function-arrangement to all responsible hotel departments through timeliness of event order and diagram production.
    • 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.
    • Be present onsite at the start of each event to ensure proper event setup and satisfaction of client.
    • Client contact and effective communication to ensure repeat bookings.
    • Update and increase client prospects through active prospecting.
    • Maximize revenues for the hotel through upselling techniques.
    • Attend department meetings and other company required trainings.
    • Complete other duties as assigned by management.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent, college degree preferred. 
    • Minimum of 5 years catering sales experience.
    • 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. 
    • Ability to communicate in 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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