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Director Of Catering Sales

Company: Elior North America
Location: Meriden
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Lancer Hospitality is hiring a Director of Catering Sales!

We offer a competitive base salary with commission (commission guarantee for first year!), amazing benefits for you and your family & advancement opportunities. We are performance driven and customer focused.

The Director of Catering (DOC) is responsible for the successful development and growth of the catering department. Overall tasks and responsibilities will include supervision of the event planning process from inquiry through event execution. The DOC will be essentially responsible for actively selling the venue and maintaining an excellent working relationship with the all clients. The DOC will be responsible for the development and growth of event sales of the property.

- Responsible for all catering sales; external, internal, group tours / membership and executive level dining.
- Create annual sales budgets for each sales person and the company.
- Create sales packages and collaborate with team
- Develop and maintain the sales process that defines expectations from inquiry through event execution, outlining clear goals for the sales person and event manager (if applicable) to ensure the highest level of guest experience.
- Responsible for the development of the catering contracts and proposal documents to ensure compliance with local laws and the master contractual agreement with the client and company standards.
- Schedule and allocate event managers (if applicable) for each event.
- Oversee and supervise events at all locations of the property.
- 2+ years of proven experience selling profitable high-end catering and social events
- The ability to direct multiple levels of catering within a very dynamic environment
- Proven track record of successfully increasing sales
- Exceptionally articulate communication style
- Hardworking nature, hands-on approach and a passion for the business

Keywords: Elior North America, Meriden , Director Of Catering Sales, Sales , Meriden, Connecticut

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