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Catering & Convention Services Manager OEM - Task Force

Company: Hyatt
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Convention Services/Catering Manager is responsible for attainment of assigned catering/food and beverage sales goals tied to the overall performance of the hotel. The individual will be responsible for effectively servicing clients/groups and maintaining the contracted food and beverage minimum. The Convention Services/Catering Manager will work in conjunction with the Director of Sales or Director of Catering/Convention Services to achieve the hotel's revenue meeting planner satisfaction scores and food and beverage sales goals for one or more assigned properties. Management-level associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities; for OEM associates overtime does apply and is calculated accordingly.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; previous convention/event and catering sales experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate creativity and knowledge of food and beverage/events desired.
  • Must have a valid driver's license for the applicable state.
  • Must possess developed verbal and written communication skills to frequently negotiate convince sell and influence other managerial personnel hotel guest(s) and/or corporate clients.
  • Experience with professional selling skills desired: opening probing supporting closing
  • Must be proficient in general computer knowledge especially Microsoft Office products
  • Must be able to work independently and simultaneously manage multiple tasks; strong organization and presentation skills

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Effectively attain assigned meeting planner satisfaction scores revenue goals as well as food and beverage sales goals.
  • Proactively conduct solicitation calls conduct tours and entertain clients specific to needs respective to the assigned property.
  • Monitor and evaluate trends within your market segment.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive friendly courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Adheres to Aimbridge Hospitality's established regulations company standards catering/meeting standards and related catering sales metrics.
  • Develop a full working knowledge of the operations and policies of the hotel and applicable departments.
  • Demonstrates ability to deliver banquet event orders on a timely basis (10 days) and ensure accuracy.
  • Ensure changes are communicated timely to impacted departments/operations leaders.
  • Maintain strong visibility in local community and industry organizations as applicable.
  • May assist in implementing and/or participating in special promotions relating to direct sales segments i.e. sales blitzes etc.
  • Attend daily/weekly/monthly meetings and any other functions required by management.Perform any other duties as requested by the General Manager or Director of Sales.

Source: Hyatt Brands

Keywords: Hyatt, Santa Rosa , Catering & Convention Services Manager OEM - Task Force, Other , Santa Rosa, California

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