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Sage Hospitality Group Catering Sales Manager - Social in Wayzata, Minnesota

Why us?

The Hotel Landing is the newest, most exciting boutique hotel in Wayzata. On the shores of Lake Minnetonka, just 15 miles from downtown Minneapolis, you will discover a unique lifestyle destination framed by modern architecture and bustling urban energy.

Working at Hotel Landing is a whole different experience. It's less of a job, more of a calling. It's part career, part revolution. Because whatever you do here, you play a part in helping redefine the way quality hospitality is delivered to our guests, our clients, our partners, and to each other.

We seek the best hospitality professionals. Achievers and leaders. Passionate, highly competitive and exceptional people. In return, we provide every team member with unparalleled opportunities to exercise their responsibility and integrity, while growing themselves and building a valuable and rewarding career!

Job Overview

Expand your career by joining and fun and dynamic sales and catering team at The Hotel Landing. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Social Catering Sales Manager at our luxury, boutique wedding venue located in Wayzata on Lake Minnetonka. We are actively looking to meet the best and brightest talent that the hospitality industry has to offer to join our management team.


Solicit, capture, plan and coordinate social functions, while maximizing the banquet space to meet and ideally exceed catering revenue goals. Position is responsible for finalizing catering business.


  • Develops and solicits Boutique Weddings, Wedding Blocks & Other Social Sales Business.

  • Forecasts wedding sales and defines marketing objectives for the wedding market.

  • Solicits Boutique Wedding opportunities through attending local wedding shows and working with Wedding Planners.

  • Responds to inquiries and leads for all social events within 24-48 hours.

  • Hosts site inspections with potential brides and other clients.

  • Participate in a social marketing strategy to capture the maximum amount of revenue and meet and ideally exceed sales goals.

  • Required to convey the details of the wedding to operation departments – food & beverage, front desk, banqueting and other pertinent departments

  • Develop and maintain rapport with key community contacts & vendors to ensure a visible presence in the community.

  • Works with Executive Chef and Director of Sales to manage catering menu items and pricing.

  • Responsible for detailing of all events.

  • Works with clients to determine specific needs and designs a program to fit the requirements outlined by the client.

  • Review and finalize billing.

  • 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.


  • All other duties as assigned, requested or deemed necessary by management.




At Sage, we pride ourselves on the behaviors that build our culture and help associates perform in their positions. We value integrity, performance, team spirit, growth, delivering extraordinary guest experiences, and engaging in our communities. We have also outlined specific competencies that contribute to success at Sage. Please review our competency models to understand the behaviors expected of different levels in the organization (you may find these models in our learning management system).


Education/Formal Training

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 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 (25 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).

  • Driving - distance varies for sales calls (approximately 5%).


Ability to work both on property and remote depending on business levels.

This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the associated with the position. May perform other duties as assigned.


The Perks:

  • Sage Hotel & Restaurant Discounts across the US

  • Paid vacation, sick and holiday pay

  • Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance, 401k

  • Convenient Location

  • Free Shift Meal

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.

ID: 2023-18221

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : Hotel Landing

Outlet: Not Applicable

Category: Catering & Events

Address : 925 Lake St E

City : Wayzata

State : Minnesota

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability