Cavallo Point is looking for a dynamic Catering Sales Manager to join our team! The Catering Sales Manager is responsible for selling and planning weddings, social events and day meetings. Primary sales efforts include: negotiating and contracting business, menu planning, offering clients guidance and assistance as needed, maintaining vendor relationships and facilitating communication with Lodge staff.
The Catering Sales Manager also hosts site inspections, tastings, and planning meetings. Additionally, the manager must work collaboratively with banquet staff and other departments to ensure a smooth operational experience.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Primary sales efforts are in maximizing Banquet Food & Beverage and Meeting Room Rental revenues
Maintaining strong customer relationships
Menu planning, agenda setting, and providing a personalized planning experience
Operate graciously under pressure
Contract drafting and review
Facilitating communication before, during and post event with pertinent hotel staff to ensure a high level of service.
Work as a team member with the sales, catering, and banquets staff
Candidates should be extremely detail-oriented, possess exemplary customer service skills, be an effective communicator and be able to handle a fast paced environment.
Candidate must be willing to work evenings and weekends based on business demands
ESSENTIAL WORK SKILLS:
Host site inspections
Participate in and often lead event meetings
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum of 3 years of hotel catering/convention services or comparable experience required
Degree in Hotel Management a plus
Computer proficiency and experience with:Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Delphi.
About Cavallo Point
Cavallo Point is a San Francisco Bay area luxury lodge in one of America's most popular national parks. It's one of the most romantic destinations in the area and a great springboard for Northern California adventures. In addition to being a member of Historic Hotels of America, this San Francisco luxury resort was named one of the "Top 10 New American Landmarks" by Travel+Leisure and also received LEED Gold Certification for its environmentally sustainable design and construction.
Set in an idyllic location on the San Francisco Bay at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, Cavallo Point offers unique historic and contemporary lodging options. Cavallo Point offers a multitude of activities and services to choose from. The award winning Healing Arts Center & Spa offers innovative spa treatments in a serene, tranquil setting. Filled with natural light and top-of-the line culinary equipment, the Cavallo Point Cooking School is an intimate place to taste, create and learn. Murray Circle Restaurant is one of Northern California's top culinary destinations.
About Our Benefits
Here are some of the benefits available to qualifying employees:
- Generous Paid Time Off program
- Health Insurance
- 401k Retirement Option
- Five star hospitality training
- Opportunity for advancement
- Employee discount programs
- Free parking
This is a management position
This is a full time position