Director of Catering & Event Management

2017-02-17 | Catering / Convention Services | The Westin Stonebriar

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At a glance

Location

Frisco,USA

Employment Fraction

Full Time

Reference Code

20410443

Job Description

Train, supervise and work with all catering and event management staff, in order to solicit and book banquet and catering functions, as well as the planning and execution of the functions. Direct team to solicit new and exciting accounts to meet/exceed revenue goals through telephone solicitation, outside sales calls, site inspections and written communication. Participate in catering sales presentations, property tours and customer meetings. Administer all phases of the catering and events department, including, but not limited to, sales, forecasting, planning, marketing, servicing and administrative procedures. Direct, manage, train and counsel catering sales and event management staff. Participate in daily business review meeting, sales meetings, credit meetings, team operations meetings, and other management meetings. Tour, inspect and monitor meeting rooms and presentations. Oversee divisional matters as they relate to federal, state and local employment and civil rights laws.

Requirements

Exceptional sales, supervisory and organizational skills, excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word, exceptional knowledge of food and beverage products, pricing and presentation. Ability to supervise, train and motivate managers and employees with varying levels of experience. Knowledge of the complexities of banquet and catering forecasting. Extensive knowledge of meeting room capacities, banquet set-up, audio-visual and any other pertinent details as they relate to function room set-up. Ability to assess/evaluate employees’ performance fairly. Knowledge of hotel and competitive market. Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language used in the workplace. High school or equivalent education required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Three years catering sales and event management experience preferred. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Department

Sales & Marketing

Location

The Westin & Sheraton Stonebriar 1549 Legacy Drive Frisco, Tx 75034 Situated in the tranquil suburb of Frisco, north of Dallas and one of the nation’s most dynamic cities, our hideaway still offers easy access to all the city has to offer. We're only 18 miles from DFW Airport, and convenient to numerous technology corporate offices and leisure destinations. Accessible to numerous business and leisure destinations as well as the highway, you will find that this is the perfect place to either do business or savor all of the conveniences and luxuries right at your fingertips. This AAA Four-Diamond hotel boasts an 18-hole championship golf course, a 200-foot lagoon-style swimming pool, and three refined yet relaxed restaurants—plus 24,000 square feet of outdoor function space and meeting rooms bathed in natural light.

Company Description

Marriott International is the world’s leading global hospitality company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. With 5,700 properties, you’ll find us in your neighborhood and in more than 110 countries across the globe. Learn about our 30 hotel brands at www.marriott.com/marriott-brands.mi. Find Your World.™ The Company is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: http://www1.eeoc.gov/Employers/poster.cfm AND http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

The pay transparency policy is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_unformattedESQA508c.pdf

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At a glance

Location

Frisco,USA

Employment Fraction

Full Time

Reference Code

20410443