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Catering Sales Manager

posted September 18, 2019

Embassy Suites Akron-Canton Airport
North Canton, OH
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About This Job

We are seeking a Catering Sales Manager for the Embassy Suites Akron/Canton Airport hotel. This beautiful 150 suite room hotel has state-of-the-art meeting space and a full service restaurant.

Our Mission at Commonwealth Hotel Collection is accomplished by providing quality Products and Services to our guests through Attention to Detail, Integrity, Pride and Intensity in all we do. This allows us to develop a special relationship with our guests, associates and owners, carving out our niche in the marketplace. These actions across the board result in superior sales and financial performance.

Job Description

As a key member of the hotel's sales team, the Catering Sales Manager will need to be a driven, vibrant and creative professional with a "Whatever It Takes" attitude that is committed to ensuring that each group experience at the Hilton is a masterpiece andmemorable success. The successful applicant will be tasked with elevating the experiences of our group business and executing programs from start to finish.

Communication and organizational skills are of the utmost importance. 

Commonwealth Hotel Collection associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether its career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we would enjoy speaking with you.

The ideal candidate for this position

  • Results Driven

  • High Touch Sales Leader

  • High degree of professionalism

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Strong Multi-tasking skills

  • Computer literate

  • High level of communication skills (oral and written)

  • Highly motivated

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Passion to succeed 

     

    Job requirements

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of progressive hotel Sales experience required

  • Hilton hotel experience is highly desirable

  • Proven record of independent, self-motivated work habits

  • Track record of consistency in meeting and exceeding sales goals

  • Ensuring customer satisfaction

  • Analyze statistics and develop/implement sales strategies to identify key areas, problems and success rates

  • Execute reporting in a timely and accurate manner

  • Research and develop markets

  • Foster current account relationships for repeat business

  • Ability to focus on the big picture as well as individual results

  • Ability to develop an understanding of concepts, practices and pre established guidelines and procedures

  •  Maintain active and visible position in the local community and industry

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Proven negotiation skills

  • Hands on approach

     

    Benefits

  • Incentive Program

  • Anthem Health Insurance

  • Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Basic Term Life AD&D Insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Short and Long Term Disability

  • 401 (k) Retirement Plan

  • Vacation and Personal Days

  • Holiday Pay

  • Travel Discounts

  • And Much Much More...

     

    EOE/DFW

    Submit cover letter with salary requirements.

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About This Employer

Embassy Suites Akron-Canton Airport

7883 Freedom Avenue NW
North Canton, OH 44720

(330) 305-0500

150 Room All Suite

embassysuites3.hilton.com

At a Glance

Ideally located in a beautiful suburban area near the Airport, Embassy Suites Akron-Canton Airport offers the perfect base for business trips and corporate meetings, as well as leisure visits to this historic Midwestern area.

Our contemporary two-room suites offer enough space to stretch out and relax. Each suite boasts a comfortable living area with sofa bed and modern amenities such as a 42-inch LCD TV and WiFi. A coffee maker, fridge and microwave will also make you feel at home. Maintain your exercise regime in the well-equipped fitness center or swim lengths in the heated indoor pool.

If business is on the agenda, we offer over 6,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space for business meetings, weddings and special events with up to 500 guests.