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Posted: Monday, February 19, 2018 12:35 PM

Thank you for your interest in this position. It is a job opportunity with one of Marriott International's franchisees.

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Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, PCH Hotels and Resorts, Inc.

. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel'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.

Job Summary

The Director of Catering functions as the Strategic Business Leader of the hotels Catering Sales Department and is responsible for the hotels Catering Sales Team. Position oversees the administrative processes associated with the Pre-Event and Post-Event phases of an event and the associated transitions between all event phases and is also responsible for both reactive and proactive sales as it relates to social, local and group catering. The Director of Catering ensures a seamless group turnover from sales to operations and back to sales while consistently delivering a high level of service. The position is responsible for achieving revenue goals, guest and associate satisfaction and the financial performance of the department. This position manages the Catering Sales team and also is the primary contact for on property sales/catering for customers. Actively up-sells each business opportunity to maximize revenue opportunity, offering enhancements to create outstanding events, and achieves personal and team related revenue goals.

  • Strong selling skills and understanding of sales processes; can effectively sell products and services
  • Knowledge of menu planning, food presentation and banquet and event service operations
  • Ability to manage meeting space inventories
  • Strong customer development and relationship management skills
  • Ability to manage and balance group and local business
  • Must be able to mentor Event managers and Catering Sales managers
  • Knowledge of current trends in event management and event technology
  • Bachelor Degree preferred
  • Certification in Meeting Planning preferred (CMP)
  • 5-10 years Catering Sales Management experience in hotel/resort environment

This company is an equal opportunity employer.


Associated topics: administrative, director of sales, leader, management, manager, principal, regional sales manager, sales director, sales executive, sales leader


• Location: Birmingham

• Post ID: 29486077 birmingham is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2018