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Director of Sales

posted February 3, 2020

Windows Catering Company
Alexandria, VA
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Looking for a high-energy, experienced Director of Sales!

About This Job

Windows Catering Company, DC’s premier caterer, is seeking a vibrant, dynamic and experienced Director of Sales developing and managing sales growth strategies, tactics and action plans for the purpose of revenue generation for the company. In conjunction with the CEO, the Director of Sales will set revenue goals, company-wide and for individual sales executives. The Sales Director will direct and manage the sales team and all sales activities to meet revenue objectives, analyze data and mentor members of the sales team. They will also be involved in the hiring and termination process.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Owning and achieving/exceeding annual sales targets
  • Assist in developing and executing sales plans and strategies in order to meet sales expectations and goals
  • Proactively solicit and procure new accounts through strategic planning and a consultative approach while growing, servicing and maintaining existing accounts
  • Establish and maintain close, on-going personal contact with key strategic clients and provide consistent and customer-centric service and support
  • Effectively communicate the value proposition of the company through proposals and presentations
  • Maintain understanding of current competitive forces and industry trends
  • Develop and participate in sales training and process improvement forums
  • Adhere to and enforce sales processes and protocols to ensure consistency
  • Maintain consistent reporting of sales and marketing activities to company senior management
  • Coordinate sales related activities with all department managers as needed.
  • Assist in directing social media strategies and implementation of plan

Position & Work Hours:
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Evening and weekend work is required as job duties and on-site events demand.

Compensation:

Salary + Commission

Experience:

  • Hospitality: minimum 7 years
  • Sales management: 3 – 5 years

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonus potential based on revenue target achievement

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation: Salary + Commission

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About This Employer

Windows Catering Company

5724 General Washington Drive
Alexandria, VA

(703) 519-3500

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Our Story

Known as one of the premier off-premise caterers in Washington D.C., Windows has an established national reputation for exceptional food, creativity and presentation combined with outstanding service. Windows’ New American-style cuisine is abound with inventive interpretations and modern creations based on the very best traditions of American, regional and international cuisine.

In 1985, Chef-proprietor Henry Dinardo, well known on the national food scene, founded the nationally acclaimed restaurant, Windows, which earned him the honor as one of the Top 25 Chefs in America by Food & Wine Magazine. In 1987, Chef Dinardo and partner, Carol Bloom, a former public relations executive for the Watergate Hotel, established Windows Catering Company to meet the growing demand for high-quality special events and entertaining.

Overseeing Windows’ in-house kitchen and bakery, Executive Chef Pasquale Ingenito, and the 2005 National Pastry Champion Chef Laurent Lhuillier work with a talented team to create an exceptional variety of hors d’oeuvres, entrees and desserts. Attuned to the changing tastes and trends in food and presentation, Chefs Dinardo, Ingenito and Lhuillier continually update Windows’ offerings with a variety of delicacies that include Truffled Lobster “Corn Dog” with Grain Mustard Soubise and Hudson Valley Foie Gras with Torchon Apricot Peach Compote and Moulard Duck Ham.

Windows Catering Company is an equal opportunity employer in practice and policy. We treat employees and applicants fairly without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. Windows Catering Company is a drug-free workplace.