Sage Hospitality Group Restaurant Sales Manager in Portland, Oregon
the Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland is seeking a Restaurant Sales Manager to join their renowned team working with both Departure Restaurant + Lounge and Urban Farmer, Modern Steakhouse. The perfect candidate is passionate about service and creating authentic experiences for each guest! Poised in the heart of the city center , within the walls of the stately Meier & Frank Building one of Portland's most beloved landmarks, the Nines honors the structure’s storied past, both in its striking decor and impeccable service. Individualistic design traits celebrate the surroundings of one of finest LEED Silver-certified hotels in Portland, providing the opportunity to truly experience the region's unique character.
As part of Sage Hospitality , we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known amongst our staff, our owners, our guests and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble, innovative and flexible operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.
Restaurant Sales Manager Solicit, capture, plan and coordinate restaurant private dining functions, while maximizing the space to meet and ideally exceed revenue goals. Position is responsible for finalizing business. Recommends program and procedural changes. Position is also responsible for marketing and properly representing the restaurant brand following restaurant brand guidelines.
Solicit, negotiate and book new and repeat business through efforts (outside sales calls, telemarketing, mailings, networking, etc.) while maximizing 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 event with the client including: space requirements, times, equipment, menus, themes/decorations, etc.
Complete the contracts, prepare the appropriate paperwork, including event orders, coordinate with the appropriate areas, 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 restaurant 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.
Work with chefs to ensure menus are appropriate and up to date.
Restaurant Promotion Execution: Assist with the planning and execution of restaurant level promotions such as beer dinners, wine dinners, chef classes etc.
Sales and Marketing Manager is responsible for all Social Media Platforms; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter. This includes all social media content ensuring it adheres to brand guidelines
Responsible for driving all concierge and business partner initiatives
Identify key business contacts in trade area and developing these relationships looks for ways to recognize business and attract regular visits from employees while encouraging private event sales simultaneously.
Responsible for home office sales and marketing reporting.
More than two years of post -high school education
Experience required by position is from one to two full years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
Requires knowledge of general sales techniques.
Requires yield management experience.
Requires highly developed customer service skills.
Requires ability to hear, speak, read and write English fluently.
Requires 12th grade level mathematics, spelling and reading skills.
Requires effective business writing skills.
Must be able to meet clients on and off premises, to tour property and attend functions, to climb stairs, use door keys and operate basic office equipment.
Vision to read fine print and computer screens, to see colors, to observe rooms in poorly lit conditions.
Understand and follow verbal/written instructions.
Work on more than one task at a time.
Develop strong internal and customer relationships.
Set and manage priorities and plan activities in advance.
Solve problems and make sound business decisions.
Respond to coaching, feedback and training. Strong and effective sales skills.
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.
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%).
Work inside 70% of 10 hour day; outside 30% of 10 hour day.
the Nines Hotel is certified Gold for Sustainability at Work. As one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers, the Nines offers perks that are comparable to progressive employers.
Medical, Dental, Vision and more to all full-time associates.
All associates can enjoy ourcomplimentary cafeteria.
401k matching for all our associates.
Hotel discounts atmarriott.com.
Many other perks, benefits & discounts for all our associates!
Save on your parking and public transportation costs by using our pre-tax savings account.
Our location is right next to the center of all MAX lines and close to the Portland Streetcar, a prime location for driving, taking public transportation, biking, or even walking to work.
$50 TriMet monthly subsidy!
Bold. Bright. Caring. Energetic. Driven. Strategic. Daring. To deliver the type of outstanding experience we aim to provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are passionate and committed to making a difference.If this sounds like you, then explore the career positions at Sage Restaurant Group that await you.
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : The Nines
Category: Sales & Marketing
Min: USD $50,000.00/Yr.
Max: USD $60,000.00/Hr.
Tipped Position: No
Address : 525 SW Morrison St
City : Portland
State : Oregon
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability