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Catering Sales Manager

Company: Minneapolis Marriott Southwest
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Why us?

Experience a re-energized hotel near Minneapolis offering an ideal location, nestled amongst walking paths and perfect for outdoor events, yet close to highways and attractions. The Minneapolis Marriott Southwest, a premier hotel in Minnetonka, MN, provides a haven for relaxing and socializing with an open lobby and our restaurant, Blue Birch, a perfect spot to eat, drink and gather.

Sage Hospitality is set to hire for the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest. You will contain a creative spirit that makes this Marriott come to life, all the while precisely managing the operation keeping the hotel profitable.

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: Minneapolis Marriott Southwest, Minnetonka , Catering Sales Manager, Hospitality & Tourism , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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