Senior Catering Sales Manager
|Senior Event Sales Manager|
Davidson Hotels & Resorts is one of the largest and most successful independent hotel management companies in the industry. The combined experience of our team represents a breadth and depth of expertise that is unmatched, and we believe our people are the cornerstone of our success. We are committed to making Davidson a great place to work and provide the foundation for building successful careers. If you share our passion for delivering hospitality where details matter, apply today to join our team! A Senior Event Sales Manager is responsible for the development of market segments and solicitation of new customer relationships and existing customer relationships. Represents the hotel at conferences and other external sales presentations to groups and prospective customers to solicit, explain, negotiate and close group and local catering business. Meets with and entertains customers, conducts property tours, participates in tradeshows, industry and community events to promote facilities and services. Negotiates contracts and establish agreements with vendors. Maximizes revenue and promotes relationships through negotiation of services and prices. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:QUALIFICATIONS:* Bachelor’s degree and/or 3+ years of hotel sales experience.* 1 year of food and beverage experience.* Excellent organization and time management skills with attention to detail.* Ability to upsell, proactive sales approach, assertive and driven.* Able to execute a sales and marketing plan to enhance revenue and negotiate contracts* Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office.* Ability to communicate effectively with the public and other Team Members.* Experience with major Hospitality Sales CRM systems.EOE AA- Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual OrientationDavidson Hotels & Resorts is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug test and background check required.