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Sage Hospitality Group Catering Sales Manager in Denver, Colorado

Why us?

Blending fun with style and elegance, Springhill Suites Denver Downtown and Degree Metropolitan Food + Drink are the perfect mix! We take our fun seriously, and work as a team to make the ordinary, extraordinary for each and every guest. Think you have what it takes? Join us!

“I’m not competitive, you’re competitive! Winning is my jam, and making sales is how I do it!” Sales Team is where the party’s at – we are driven, love what we do, and take our fun seriously. All jokes aside, our team of talented sales and marketing professionals deliver extraordinary results while supporting a complex business unit. WE are the A-Team, and we enjoy taking names and makin’ sales!

EMPLOYEE PERKS! Why join the Springhill Suites and Degree Family?

  • Employee Referral Program - $500 to $1000 based on position!

  • Free Monthly RTD EcoPass

  • Free Onsite Parking!

  • Sage Savings Spot Deals on furniture, electronics, cell phone plans, flowers, restaurants and much, much more!

  • Discounted Hotel rates at all Marriott/Starwood & Sage managed Hotels & Restaurants

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K & Flex Spending Account (FT Employees)

  • Paid time off for Vacation, Sick days and Holidays (FT Employees)

  • A fun work environment that encourages individually, recognition, growth & development

Welcome to the Springhill Suites Denver Downtown. A bold and inspiring new hotel where contemporary design mingles effortlessly with world-class service. Here, you can have it all. An energized downtown location. Spacious suites that don’t compromise style for comfort. Dynamic meeting and event space perfect for collaboration or celebration. A visionary approach to business. At the SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown hotel, we offer more than a place to stay. Here, we offer a fresh, urban hotel experience unlike any other. Our partnership with Metro State University's Hospitality Learning Center enables our hotel to be a teaching and learning hotel, giving employees the chance to give back to the community by mentoring a continuous influx of student interns from Colorado's largest public university.

At Sage we create a culture of belonging. Our team members serve with creativity, and passion. Sage associates execute unforgettable experiences and take pride in our communities. We set new standards in hospitality.

Job Overview

Solicit, capture, plan and coordinate small meetings with 10 rooms or less, social and catering only functions, while maximizing the banquet space to meet and ideally exceed catering revenue goals. Position is responsible for finalizing catering only business. Recommends program and procedural changes.

Responsibilities

  • Solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat business through efforts (outside sales calls, telemarketing, mailings, networking, etc.) while maximizing banquet space to meet/exceed revenue goals.

  • Execute a territorial marketing strategy to capture the maximum amount of revenue and meet and ideally exceed sales goals.

  • Plan, upsell and detail the meeting/function with the client including: space requirements, times, equipment, menus, themes/decorations, etc.

  • Complete the contracts, prepare the appropriate paperwork, including banquet event orders, coordinate with the appropriate areas in the hotel and resolve any issues, complaints and problems to ensure a quality product delivery and customer satisfaction.

  • Prepare status and period end reports.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of corporate and hotel procedures, products and competition, including their strengths and weaknesses, to continually improve sales strategies and achieve goals.

  • Professional and positive communication to both guests and fellow associates.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

More than two years of post -high school education

Experience

Experience required by position is from one to two full years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Knowledge/Skills

  • Requires thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures of the catering, food and beverage, menu development and pricing.

  • Requires knowledge of the hotel's policies and procedures and the ability to determine course of action based on these guidelines.

  • Requires ability to investigate and analyze current activities and/or information involving readily available data and indicating logical conclusions and recommendations.

  • Must possess communication skills in terms of the ability to negotiate, convince, sell and influence professionals and/or hotel guests.

  • Ability to drive to outside sales calls.

  • Excellent comprehension and literacy required to develop marketing plan, create menus and programs, etc.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent hearing required for verbal interaction with guests and associates.

  • Excellent vision required for viewing set-ups.

  • Excellent speech communication skills required for verbal interaction with guests and associates.

  • Lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying - tables, chairs, boxes (50 lb. maximum) occasionally.

  • Bending/kneeling - taping down cords, skirting tables, picking up floor after function, occasionally.

  • Mobility - ability to service clients on a moments notice, variable distances. Continuous standing - function observation, client site inspections (one hour minimum to four hours maximum). Climbing - up to 55 steps, 3-5% of 10 hours.

  • Driving - distance varies for sales calls (approximately 20%).

Environment

Work inside 70% of 10 hour day; outside 30% of 10 hour day.

ID: 2022-14142

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : Springhill Suites Denver

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Catering & Events

Min: USD $50,000.00/Yr.

Tipped Position: No

Address : 1190 Auraria Pkwy

City : Denver

State : Colorado

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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