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Catering Sales Manager

posted November 30, 2019

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport
Irving, TX
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About This Job

Opportunity:  Catering Sales Manager

Sell and service banquet and meeting functions in order to achieve catering department goals. 

Potential Career Path

Sales Manager – Director of Sales – Regional Director of Sales 

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee all catering sales, targeted towards existing and new corporate and social markets.
  • Solicit new business, making prospecting calls and outside client visits.
  • Maximize revenue by selling all facets of the hotel, both orally, and in written form to previous, current and potential clients.
  • Handle account details ensuring all pertinent aspects of solicitation and closing are complete and documented.
  • Service accounts including BEO’s, and Group Resumes when necessary.
  • Prepare information for, meet with, and entertain clients as deemed appropriate to obtaining potential business from that account.
  • Provide an exceptional level of service and acquire the highest quality of catered products for our clients.
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to staff.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in Hospitality or related industry preferred.
  • Proven track record in catering and banquet sales required.
  • CI/TY experience is a plus.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

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About This Employer

The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport

4545 West John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75063

(972) 929-4500

506 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Gracefully appointed and ideally situated, The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport provides a memorable backdrop for your Texas visit. Our hotel is two miles from DFW Airport, and we offer a complimentary shuttle service, eliminating the stress of travel. Travelers will find their sanctuary in our tranquil, pet-friendly rooms and suites, which include deluxe Heavenly® Beds and soothing Heavenly® Showers; they can pamper themselves with our in-room spa services, too. Maintaining a gym routine is easy in our state-of-the-art WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, which overlooks the seasonal rooftop pool. If visitors are planning an event in Dallas, they'll be delighted with our adaptable venue spaces, which include a magnificent ballroom. We hope our guests will explore the DFW area while they're here as well; our free shuttle goes to Toyota Music Factory and other popular local attractions. 

A refreshing hotel experience awaits everyone at The Westin Dallas Fort Worth Airport.