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Catering Sales Manager

Posted July 22, 2022

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport
Burbank, CA
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About This Job

The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport is seeking a friendly and dependable Catering Sales Manager, to take on the challenge of a unique position within a 488-room hotel that boasts 50,000 square feet of event space. The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport is conveniently located near Hollywood and Universal Studios in the center of the entertainment hub. Our property provides complimentary meals, employee events, great hotel discounts at over 5,700 hotels world-wide and perks for local events & attractions!

Job Overview

Responsible for soliciting new accounts, entertaining and maintaining relationships

with existing accounts.

Responsibilities And Duties

  • Travel to meet with or call individual corporate clients by telephone to solicit annual and

weeknight business.

  • Meet and greet clients, conduct property tours, and promote facilities and services. Answers

customer inquiries.

  • Develop client menus, write contracts and letters, as well as organize all other arrangements

as they relate to social and corporate events.

  • Supervise and attend the overall set up and implementation of events and meetings.

Communicate with relevant departments to ensure proper servicing of accounts.

  • Prepare and present weekly and monthly Catering/Sales reports.

  • Audit client checks to ensure accuracy.

  • Supervise clerical staff in distribution of written materials.

  • Type contracts, menus, letters and reports.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Specific Job Knowledge And Skills

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and

demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable

accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Must have extensive knowledge of Food and Beverage etiquette, guest relations and service

standards.

  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently to interact with clients.

  • Ability to analyze client needs and negotiate pricing.

  • Basic mathematical skills to complete reports and points of sale.

  • Ability to work under time pressures and extensive hours.

  • Interpersonal skills to provide overall guest satisfaction.

Other Expectations

  • Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time,

is essential to the successful performance of this position.

  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying

schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. This includes nights, weekends and/or holidays.

  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards

available).

  • Employee is always required to take on the responsibility and wear appropriate Personal

Protective Equipment (PPE) as determined by position and duties.

  • Complies with health and safety rules, regulations and procedures to maintain a safe environment.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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About this Employer

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

2500 North Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505

1-818-843-6000

488 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Experience our Burbank hotel near Universal® and Hollywood

The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport is ready to roll out the red carpet for you, with 4-star hotel amenities and a wonderful location. Whether you're in Burbank for work or to explore Universal Studios®, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Warner Bros. Studios, we'll make you feel at home, with spacious accommodations and a commitment to friendly service. Savor creative cuisine and delicious drinks at E.D.B., our outdoor restaurant, or enjoy a meal at Daily Grill and a cup of Starbucks® coffee at Media Lounge. Elsewhere at the hotel, you can challenge yourself to a workout at the fitness center, or take a dip in one of our two outdoor pools, located at the East and West Towers. Relax by the fire pit, or snooze in one of our shaded cabanas. With over 45,000 square feet of versatile space, our hotel is one of Burbank's premier destinations for meetings and events. And our complimentary airport shuttle service makes travel stress-free. Plan your visit to the 4-star Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport today.