Columbia Sussex Management is currently seeking an individual for the position of Catering Sales Manager at our Marriott Birmingham located in Birmingham, Alabama.
REPORTS TO: Director of Catering Sales
BASIC PURPOSE: Solicit, book, plan and coordinate meetings/functions while maximizing the banquet space to meet/exceed sales goals.
ORGANIZATIONAL SCOPE: Position is responsible for finalizing group business. Recommends program and procedural changes.
Knowledge and Skills:
Education: More than two years of post-high school education, but less than a degree from a four year college.
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).
Skills and Abilities:
Requires thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures of the catering, food & beverage and hospitality professions.
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.
We offer competitive salary, medical, dental, and life insurance, short term and long term disability, accident insurance and critical illness, 401(k), and travel benefits. Send resume with salary history (no phone calls please):
Attn: General Manager
3590 Grandview Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35243
FAX 205 968 4517