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Catering Sales Manager

Catering Sales Manager

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Dallas Plano/The Colony
The Colony, TX

Full-Time
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Description

The Cascades Hotels located at the Colony are seeking an energetic individual to fill the position of Catering Sales Manager to solicit new accounts but also maintain and strengthens relationships with existing accounts.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Travel to meet with or call individual corporate clients by telephone to solicit annual, week day and weekend business.

Meet and greet clients, conduct property tours, and promote facilities and services. Answers client inquiries.

Develop and conduct persuasive verbal sales presentations to prospective clients.

Develop client menus, write contracts and letters, as well as organize all other arrangements as they relate to social and corporate events.

Supervise and attend the overall set up and implementation of events and meetings. Communicate with relevant departments to ensure proper servicing of accounts.

Prepare and present weekly and monthly Catering/Sales reports.

Minimum Requirements:

At least 3 years of experience in a similar position

Additional Requirements:

Extensive knowledge of Food and Beverage etiquette, guest relations and service standards. Strong interpersonal skills to assess client needs, negotiate pricing and provide overall guest satisfaction. Effectively deal with internal and external guests.

Excellent Communication Skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Dallas Plano/The Colony

104 Room Hotel

Located in The Colony near Frisco, Plano with Meeting Space!

Experience the Fairfield Inn & Suites Dallas/Plano/The Colony! Our hotel is located in The Colony and convenient to Plano, Frisco, Lewisville and Carrollton, TX. Less than 1 mile away, North Texas's newest entertainment destination, Grandscape, is now open! Grandscape features outdoor entertainment, dining and shopping destination, home to NFM (Nebraska Furniture Mart), world class restaurants, lush landscaping, family-friendly experiences and unique shopping. Scheels, the world’s largest sporting goods store, and Andretti Indoor Karting are both at Grandscape. Legacy West, which is home to Toyota HQ and Liberty Mutual, numerous restaurants and shops, is 1.5 miles from our hotel and 2 miles to Legacy Park - home to Ericsson and Frito-Lay. The Hotel is within 10 minutes of Toyota Stadium, Dr Pepper Stars Center, Five Star Complex, The Tribute Golf Club and Old American Golf Club. Book your corporate meeting or social event at our Cascades Conference Center with over 6,000 sq ft of banquet space!