Director of Catering Sales & Events
Trilogy Hotel, Montgomery
Ascent Hospitality has an extensive portfolio of hotels in place and a strong pipeline of new properties and acquisitions, but we’re not about numbers…we’re about people and that is our foundation. Our culture expresses a memorable experience for our team members and gusts alike. So we’re constantly looking for individuals who work well together. And for our leadership, we look at the following characteristics: Passion for serving others, strong communicators who clearly understand the needs of others; and trendsetters who excel at challenges and change.
Unlike many job postings, we aren’t looking for candidates to fill jobs, we’re looking for talented individuals who are interested in the opportunity for a career path that provides security and continuous growth opportunities in return for consistent performance excellence. If this is what you are about, we encourage you to take the next step and learn more about our career opportunities. This may just be your path to a great future that you are looking for.
Ascent Hospitality is looking for a uniquely qualified Director of Catering Sales & Events looking for an upward career opportunity as we prepare for the opening the exquisite Trilogy Montgomery, AL., a Marriott Autograph Hotel this fall. Not only is this a great opportunity for a strong sales leader with exceptional sales skills, but it is also the springboard to growth opportunities right in the same market or in other areas of our portfolio. See for yourself that the sky’s the limit.
Area Director of Sales Responsibilities
The Director of Catering Sales & Events will understand Hotel operations including food & beverage operation, meeting capacities, service and hotel features and delivering memorable experiences again and again.
Set sales strategies to achieve overall property goals
Work closely with Hotel GM and cluster sales team to assist in maximizing the capacity of The Trilogy
Train and support all sales associates and ensure performance in accordance with established hotel standards
Proactive solicitation of new business to achieve revenue goals
Target accounts, markets or segments with proactive solicitation
The Director of Catering Sales & Events will participate in local networking organizations, community, and industry events while representing the Hotel in a professional manner
Manage and maintain vendor relations
Meet monthly revenue goals for catering sales
Strive for consistent improvement Guest Satisfaction scores to meet or exceed industry standards.
Securing new accounts in deployed market segment.
Maintaining existing accounts and developing future business.
Developing and maintaining good relationships with officials and representatives of local community groups, companies, and trade organizations.
Monitoring sales activities to ensure that contracts and proposals are sent and followed up on in a timely manner.
Associated topics: financial, financial service, merchant service, merchant service solution, mortgage, payment, payment management solution, risk management, stock broker, treasury
Tagged as: financial, Financial Service, Merchant Service, Merchant Service Solution, mortgage, payment, Payment Management Solution, Risk Management, Stock Broker, Treasury
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