DIRECTOR OF CATERING & CONFERENCE SERVICES
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JOB OVERVIEW: Train, supervise and work with all catering and convention services staff, in order to solicit and book banquet and catering functions, as well as the planning, merchandising and execution of the functions. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Solicit new and existing accounts to meet/exceed revenue goals through telephone solicitation, outside sales calls, site inspections and written communications. Participate in catering sales presentations, property tours and customer meetings. (30') Administer all phases of the banquet department, including, but not limited to, sales, planning, marketing, servicing and administrative procedures. (25') Prepare, implement and compile data for strategic sales plan, monthly BaCPAC Report, annual goals, forecasts and other reports as directed and/or required. (10') Develop banquet menus pricing and revenue minimums using current competitive data. (10') Direct, manage, train and counsel catering sales and convention services/banquet staff. Oversee divisional matters as they relate to federal, state and local employment and civil rights laws. (10') Participate in daily business review meeting, sales meeting and management meetings. (10') Tour, inspect and monitor banquet rooms and presentations. (5') Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work vary schedules to reflect the business need of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meeting is required. Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with LINE rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotels facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS: In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel: Professionally represent the hotel in community and industry organizations and events. Participate as a team player with all departments. Provide constructive feedback to all departments. Be a leader and a role model to all employees.