Senior Catering Sales Manager

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Signature Grand Fort Lauderdale, FL

Company
Signature Grand
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
hc.267796
AJE Ref #
576118821
Location
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Signature Grand is growing and progressive. We are seeking a Senior Catering Sales Manager to add to the busy sales team at this venue known to host some of South Florida's most prestigious events. This esteemed position includes working with Broward's most prominent community leaders, as well as, internal associates who possess the highest caliber of professionalism and talent. Signature Grand, known for Elegant Weddings and Grand Social Occasions, hosts groups up to 2,000 in its 100,000 sq. ft., Mediterranean Mansion. Conveniently located in Central Broward County on the I-595 Express, Signature Grand proudly welcomes clients from the greater South Florida tri-county region, the nation and the globe. Responsibilities and Skills: * Skillful selling techniques in the social, corporate and organizational special events markets. * Ability to sell, administrate and execute upscale special events. * Adept in BEO formatting and drafting room diagrams. * Complete knowledge of catering cuisine, food & beverage and ethnic traditions within diverse social markets. * Ability to comply with administrative deadlines in the distribution of Banquet Event Orders. * Superior communication skills with clients, vendors and internal food & beverage, culinary and banquet service departments. * This position does not include direct oversight of the Banquet Service or Banquet Set-Up Department. We encourage Senior Catering Sales Managers to stay off the banquet service floor. * Knowledge of space revenue maximization for 60,000 square feet of pre- function and function space. * Accomplish revenue goals by developing sales strategies and function space maximization. * Desire and ability to ensure superior customer service and positive survey results. * Effective in fostering team building in a positive and progressive work environment. * Work closely with Culinary, Banquet Service and Set-up Department Heads. * Actively ensures price and revenue maximization on the contracting of special events. * Knowledge of Sales budgeting and forecasting process. Ability to accurately report and achieve PACE and productivity results. * Ability to generate and secure new clients. Benefits Available: * Competitive Salary * Sales Goals Incentive *Vendor Commissions available * Family Medical Insurance * Dental and Vision Insurance * Vacation, Holiday and Sick Pay * 401K Retirement Plan with Company matching * Disability and Life Insurance * AFLAC - Supplemental Insurance