Interstate Hotels & Resorts Sales Manager- Catering in Kalispell, Montana
You’re a careful listener who “gets” the client’s event needs at first telling. And for those unsure of their needs, your experience enables skillful guidance known to eclipse expectations. Your reputation and networking efforts make you the “go-to” for event planning. Then, a Catering Sales Manager position with Interstate might just be the go-to opportunity that takes your career to the next level.
As Catering Sales Manager, you will
Use your knowledge of the hotel’s offerings and the competitive landscape to secure event and group business that meets or exceeds sales and revenue goals.
Solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat clients using multiple channels, such as social media, outside calls, and telemarketing.
Capture the client’s vision and effectively convey the specifications to appropriate departments, rapidly responding to inquiries, concerns, and issues, ensuring an exceptional client experience and seeding future bookings.
Keep management informed of activities through regular reporting.
A four-year college degree is not required; however, more than two years post high school education with one to two years employment in a related position is required. Thorough knowledge of catering, food and beverage, and the hospitality industry is expected. You must possess effective verbal and written English communication skills. This position also requires an ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
This position requires the completion of an online Sales Management assessment. Shortly after submitting your application you will receive an email with a link to the online assessment. Your application will not be considered any further until you have also finished and submitted the assessment. The assessment will take about 30 minutes and we recommend you dedicate time without distractions or interruptions to complete it. Please complete the assessment as quickly as your schedule allows. If you have already completed a Sales Management assessment within the last 90 days you will not be required to complete one again.
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