Asst.Director of Catering Sales 宴会销售副总监

Asst.Director of Catering Sales 宴会销售副总监

Westin Hotels & Resorts
2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description
Posting Date Jul 23, 2021 Job Number 21080093 Job Category Sales & Marketing Location The Westin Xiamen, No. 398 Xianyue Road, Xiamen, Fujian, China VIEW ON MAP Brand Westin Hotels & Resorts Schedule Full-Time Relocation N Position Type Management Located Remotely N At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests well-being, and we're energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If you're someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise. JOB SUMMARY The Catering Sales Manager is responsible for contracting and closing local catering and social business and ensuring that business is turned over properly and in a timely fashion for quality service delivery. The position is responsible for achieving catering revenue goals by actively up-selling each business opportunity to maximize revenue. The incumbent implements the brand's service strategy and applicable brand initiatives in all aspects of the sales process and drives customer loyalty by delivering service excellence throughout each customer experience. CANDIDATE PROFILE Education and Experience . High school diploma or GED 2 years experience in the sales and marketing, guest services, front desk, or related professional. OR . 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major no work experience required. CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Managing Sales Activities . Manages sales efforts for the hotel including local corporate and social catering. . Works collaboratively with off-property sales channels (e.g., Sales Office, Area Sales, EST) to ensure sales efforts are coordinated, complementary and not duplicative. . Responds to incoming catering opportunities for the hotel. . Identifies, qualifies and solicits new catering business to achieve personal and hotel revenue goals. . Understands the overall market - competitors strengths and weaknesses, economic trends, supply and demand etc. and knows how to sell against them. . Closes the best opportunities for the hotel based on market conditions and hotel needs. . Uses negotiating skills and creative selling abilities to close on business and negotiate contracts. . Designs, develops and sells creative catered events. . Maximizes revenue by up-selling packages and creative food and beverage. . Manages catering sales revenue and operation budgets, and provides forecasting reports. . Develops menus which drive sales. . Executes and supports the operational aspects of business booked (e.g., generating proposal, writing contract, customer correspondence). . Participates in and practices daily service basics of the brand. . Monitors the effective resolution of guest issues that arise as a result of the sales process by creating mechanisms to channel issues to property leadership and/or other appropriate stakeholders. . Ensures successful performance by increasing revenues, controlling expenses and providing a return on investment for the owner and the company. Providing Exceptional Customer Service . Interacts effectively with sales, kitchen, vendors, competitors, local community, catering associations and other hotel departments in order to ensure guest satisfaction. . Executes and supports the company's Customer Service Standards and hotel's Brand Standards. . Executes exemplary customer service to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty by assisting the customer and ensuring their satisfaction before and during their program/event. . Serves the customer by understanding their needs and recommending the appropriate features and services that best meet their needs and exceed their expectations, while building a relationship and loyalty to the company. . Gains understanding of the hotel's primary target customer and service expectations serve the customer by understanding their business, business issues and concerns, to offer better business solution both prior to, and during the program/event. . Develops a close working relationship with operations to ensure execution of strategies at the hotel level. Additional Responsibilities . Performs other duties, as assigned, to meet business needs. Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

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