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Franchised Director of Catering

Company: Marriott International Inc
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Number 23071148
Job Category Sales & Marketing
Location Plaza San Antonio Hotel & Spa Autograph Collection, 555 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, Texas, United States VIEW ON MAP
Schedule Full-Time
Located Remotely? N
Relocation? Y
Position Type Management
Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, White Lodging Services. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel's employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International. JOB SUMMARY The Market Director of Catering Sales will direct the catering effort as described in the annual asset maximization and hotel business plan. Responsible for leading and generating top line catering revenue to exceed budget expectations. Work closely with Operations and the sales team to develop and implement an effective catering business plan. Job Responsibilities Will build rapport with clients, qualify their needs, sell the appropriate hotel to serve their needs, book the business in the Sales and Catering systems, and confirm the sale with contracts. They will prepare correspondence to customers, internal booking reports and file maintenance. This person will ensure that operations and event management have all the information needed to adequately service the group. Lead and participate in daily business review meeting, pre-convention meetings, training and other sales-related meetings as required. Work with other departments within the hotel to provide quality service to customers. Attend trade shows, community events and industry meetings. Develop/maintain knowledge of market trends, competition, and customers. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Interested candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, a professional demeanor, and positive attitude. This job will require mastery of the reactive and proactive sales process. This will include qualifying group leads and closing the business, finding new business through prospecting efforts, and growing current producing accounts. Candidates should possess a 4-year degree in business or equivalent hotel experience including one year of sales experience. FULL TIME BENEFIT OVERVIEW --- Medical, Dental, and Vision --- Short- and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance --- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) --- 401(k) --- Paid Time Off to include Vacation, Holidays, & Sick --- Tuition Reimbursement --- Complimentary and Discounted Rooms Location Code: 1303 This company is an equal opportunity employer. frnch1 Marriott's Autograph Collection features a select group of upscale and luxury independent partner hotels, each with its own distinct personality, experience, style and features. Located in major cities and desirable destinations around the world, Autograph guests favor hotel stays that reflect their own unique and personal styles. Be a part of our team and deliver an innovative guest experiences that resists predictability.

Keywords: Marriott International Inc, San Antonio , Franchised Director of Catering, Executive , San Antonio, Texas

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