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Catering Sales Manager

Company: Sheraton Austin At The Capitol
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Why us?

Sage Hospitality Group is set to hire a Catering Sales Manager to oversee hotel and restaurant sales and customer relations for the Sheraton Austin at the Capitol.

Centrally located in downtown, Sheraton Austin features 367 beautifully appointed guest rooms, Brand new club lounge offering an extended hot continental breakfast and daily evening hors d'oeuvres and a state-of-the-art fitness facility. Conveniently located in the heart of Austin, walk to restaurants, music venues and bars. Only a 3-minute drive to the University of Texas Campus. Easy access on and off of I-35 for a short commute to and from Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.

We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We're not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it's what industry leaders do. That's why we welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do-it's really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!

Job Overview

Solicit, capture, plan and coordinate small meetings with 10 rooms or less, social and catering only functions, while maximizing the banquet space to meet and ideally exceed catering revenue goals. Position is responsible for finalizing catering only business. Recommends program and procedural changes.

Responsibilities


-Solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat business through efforts (outside sales calls, telemarketing, mailings, networking, etc.) while maximizing banquet space to meet/exceed revenue goals.
-Execute a territorial marketing strategy to capture the maximum amount of revenue and meet and ideally exceed sales goals.
-Plan, upsell and detail the meeting/function with the client including: space requirements, times, equipment, menus, themes/decorations, etc.
-Complete the contracts, prepare the appropriate paperwork, including banquet event orders, coordinate with the appropriate areas in the hotel and resolve any issues, complaints and problems to ensure a quality product delivery and customer satisfaction.
-Prepare status and period end reports.
-Maintain up-to-date knowledge of corporate and hotel procedures, products and competition, including their strengths and weaknesses, to continually improve sales strategies and achieve goals.
-Professional and positive communication to both guests and fellow associates.

Keywords: Sheraton Austin At The Capitol, Austin , Catering Sales Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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