Sage Hospitality Resources Director of Catering and Conference Services in Menlo Park, California
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Director of Catering and Conference Services
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
The Director of Catering directs all areas of catering sales, including achieving goals and objectives; while analyzing potentials for business growth. Ensures all catering operations are in alignment with the direction of the Director of Sales, General Manager, Company, brand standards, and local, state and federal regulations. Ensures quality service, achieving financial goals and implementing short and long term strategies. Develops budget, marketing and business plans and capital expenditures.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact.
Building Effective Teams
Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Knowledge of banquet/catering food and beverage service, policies or operations.
Knowledge of computer equipment.
Knowledge of general sales techniques, yield management, and customer service skills.
Ability to hear, speak, read and write English fluently.
Requires 12th grade level mathematics, spelling and reading skills.
Must have dexterity/mobility to meet clients on and off premises, to tour property and attend functions, to climb stairs, and operate basic office equipment.
Vision to read fine print and computer screens, to see colors, to observe rooms in poorly lit conditions
Excellent hearing necessary for verbal interaction with guests and associates.
Excellent vision necessary to view set-ups.
Excellent speech communication skills required for verbal interaction with guests and associates.
Excellent literacy necessary to read BEOs, process gratuities and payroll, etc
More than two years of post -high school education
More than two (2) full years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
General Banquet equipment. General office equipment: computer, typewriter, copier, facsimile, telephone, calculator, etc.
Office environment, weather exposure when making sales calls
Full Time - Regular
200 Independence Dr