Marriott International, Inc.
Portsmouth, NH, United States
Manager, Sales, Hospitality
Job Number 19097542
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location AC Hotel Portsmouth Downtown/Waterfront, 299 Vaughan Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States VIEW ON MAP
Brand AC Hotels
Position Type Management
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Thank you for your interest in this position. It is a job opportunity with one of Marriott Internationalâ€™s franchisees.
Please apply online at - http://smrtr.io/3htYw
Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Colwen Management, Inc.. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotelâ€™s employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.
We are seeking an experienced and passionate Senior Social Catering Manager to join our Opening Team! The ideal candidate would have previous hotel sales and catering experience, and have a drive for success. If you have a passion for sales, a strong desire to work in a fast pace environment, and are looking for a new and exciting career opportunity we want to hear from you.
Lead pre-opening sales efforts of the hotel with Sales Team and General Manager, including but not limited to setting up event menus, pricing, hiring and training.
Work closely with sales teams and Hotel General Managers at assigned hotels to assist in capturing social catering business
Have general knowledge of Colwen banquet food service standards and techniques
Ensure knowledge of and adherence to standards by the banquet team to achieve optimal sales service and client retention
Develop and maintain market awareness to ensure ability to forecast revenue opportunities
Monitor and analyze product of top accounts and evaluate trends in market.
Independently solicit and book business
Negotiate food and beverage pricing, meeting room rental, and other services
Assist client in menu planning; coordinate food, beverage, room set up, and other services as requested by client
Detail banquet order details, process client invoices (where applicable)
Compile sales reports as required in a timely and accurate manner
Maintain accurate and up to date records of all activity/transactions
Participate in local networking organizations, community, and industry events while representing Colwen Hotels in a professional manner
Previous sales and catering experience, with a strong background in food & beverage
Proven track record in social and corporate catering
Ability to work under pressure
Must possess communication skills, both verbal and written
Proficient experience with Microsoft Office
Ability to learn computer and web-based applications
Flexibilty with schedule based on needs of the hotel and clients
Ability to preserve confidentiality, and be able to work in a team environment
Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
Colwen Hotels offers a comprehensive rewards and compensation package for eligible associates that includes:
Opportunities for advancement and career growth
Warm and supportive work environment
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Company-funded Health Reimbursement Account
Flex Spending Account
Voluntary Life Insurance
Short Term and Long Term Disability
401(k) retirement plan with Employer Match after one year of employment
Paid Time off Programs
Jury Duty Leave and Bereavement Leave
This company is an equal opportunity employer.
Marriott International, Inc.
Website : http://www.marriott.com
Marriott International, Inc. is a leading hospitality company with more than 3,900 properties, 18 brands, and associates at more than 3,900 managed and franchised properties around the world. Founded by J. Willard and Alice Marriott and guided by Marriott family leadership for more than 80 years, the company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and reported revenues of nearly $13 billion in fiscal year 2013.