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Sales & Catering Manager

posted February 3, 2019

Best Western Plus La Porte Hotel & Conference Center
La Porte, IN
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About This Job

IF YOU DON’T DO SOMETHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY, IT STAYS ORDINARY.

Our name embraces the Maverick spirit of substance over form, bringing creativity and talent of inspired individuals together to accomplish great things,

Under new Management of Maverick Hotels and Restaurants, the Best Western Plus La Porte Hotel & Conference Center, Indiana is hiring.  We are a full-service property with 142 rooms, restaurant, bar and 5600 sq. feet of meeting and event space! 

Our Sales & Catering Manager is responsible for revenue production and generating new business in all market segments through account management and proactive solicitation by executing assigned action plans and following sales policies and procedures. Contracting and coordinating all service aspects related to convention, meetings, group activities and banquets booked through the sales office.

Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years of past hotel sales experience.
  • Must have experience at a similar size and quality hotel. 
  • Experience with the Best Western brand a plus.
  • Must be highly motivated, self-directed, with strong initiative and desire for achievement.
  • Exceptional customer service skills required.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English.
  • Must possess strong computer skills including, but not limited to, use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and preferred knowledge of STS or another Sales system platform.
  • Advanced knowledge of sales skills, revenue management, training, and motivation of peers.
  • Able to set priorities, plan, and organize.
  • Ability to work effectively under time constraints and deadlines.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.
  • Excellent communication and presentations skills required.
  • Must be a leader, a driver, and bottom line oriented.

“People are the backbone of our success,” if you have what it takes to be a Maverick, then this position is for you!

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About This Employer

Best Western Plus La Porte Hotel & Conference Center

444 Pine Lake Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

(219) 362-4585

130 Room Hotel

www.bestwestern.com

Our Hotel

Four restaurants are also located within walking distance of this Best Western Plus LaPorte Hotel & Conference Center and an onsite restaurant and bar are also available for the convenience of our guests.

Hotel guests are encouraged to take advantage of the indoor and outdoor heated pools, the hot tub, guest laundry, the playground, the state-of-the-art fitness center, the game room, free parking and the business center while at this Indiana hotel. Live entertainment on Thursdays through Saturdays is also provided to help our guests unwind during their stay.

Looking to plan a special event or host a large business meeting? The Best Western Plus LaPorte Hotel & Conference Center also has services and space available for meetings, weddings and banquets, accommodating up to 225 attendees.

Located about an hour away from Chicago, this La Porte, Indiana hotel offers convenient access to big city attractions and local favorites. A stay at the Best Western Plus LaPorte Hotel & Conference Center provides a great location for visiting Notre Dame University, four nearby casinos, Lighthouse Premium Outlet Mall, three local golf courses, the Indiana Dunes, La Porte County Fairgrounds and Marquette Mall.

Make your stay memorable with golfing, fishing, antique shopping, bowling and visiting the local breweries and wineries.