Catering Sales Manager - Providence, RI
Omni Hotels - Providence, RI

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The Omni Providence is currently seeking a Catering Sales Manager
for this 564 room hotel connected to the Rhode Island Convention
Center. The property is located in downtown Providence within walking
distance of many gourmet restaurants and historical attractions.

Requirements:
Why You Want To Work For Us

Training we Provide

How a Person Can Make an Impact in This Job

The Ideal Candidate for this Position

Our ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a
fast-paced environment and excels in the art of qualifying leads and
closing the deal. If you are the kind of person who meets your goals
only to turn around and charge back for more, you might be a good
fit. We prefer candidates who demonstrate a passion for food and
beverage and have upscale menu-planning experience.

Essential Functions:
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Sell and
service the corporate and social catering markets in an upscale hotel
setting.
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Work in a
dynamic setting with a diverse team of Sales and Operations
professionals who collaborate to create an exceptional experience for
our clients.
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Motivate
and direct others and be an ace at fostering and maintaining
relations with clients.
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Solicitation of direct-selling in the local catering market

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Provide
catering services
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Communicate
with clients and our operations team prior to events
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Initiate,
negotiate, and close contracts for all catered functions.

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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.
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Execute a
territorial marketing strategy to capture the maximum amount of
revenue to meet/ exceed sales goals.
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Plan, up
sell and detail the meeting/function with the client including: space
requirements, times, equipment, menus, themes/decorations, etc.

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Prepare
persuasive presentations, creative proposals, complete contracts, and
prepare banquet event orders, resumes and other internal documents.

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Provide
clear, concise and timely communication with all Hotel departments,
to ensure a quality product delivery and customer satisfaction.

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Knowledge
of space feasibility, maximizing space usage.
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Knowledge
of menu planning, and the ability to guide a planner towards meals
most conducive to the size of their group and the space allotted.

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Reviews all
group bills for accuracy and communicates any necessary changes to
accounts receivables manager. Billing process not to exceed three
days after group departure. 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 employees

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Not yet omnipresent, Omni Hotels has a portfolio of 50 hotel properties in the US, Canada, and Mexico. The luxury lodgings are targeted to...