• Director of Catering (Director of Event Sales)

    Location Name
    Rogers, AR Embassy Suites
    Location Address
    3303 Pinnacle Hills Pkwy.
    Requisition ID
    2018-12497
    Category
    Hotel - Marketing and Sales
    Schedule
    varies
    Previous Experience Preferred
    5 Years
    Employment Type
    Regular Full Time
    Pay Rate
    DOE
    Hotel
    Embassy Suites
  • About Us

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    Atrium Hospitality is a leading hotel and asset management company, overseeing a portfolio of 84 hotels in 30 states licensed primarily through the Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental brand families.  We strive to bring to life a culture that promotes the four simple values that drive our business: Perseverance, Respect, Service, and Teamwork.

    Position Description

    Job Purpose:

    Generation of budgeted top line catering revenue for the hotel through revenue maximization and profit. 

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Lead, train and mentor catering staff including hiring, coaching development, performing evaluations, disciplinary actions and terminations.
    • Develop marketing plans and evaluate trends to modify strategies that will enhance revenues effectively. Assist in the production of annual hotel business plan.
    • Drive all catering revenues. Ensure the quarterly and annual revenue goals are achieved for the hotel.
    • Maintain a close working relationship with the Director of Food and Beverage, Chef and Banquet Manager.
    • Direct the catering sales effort to ensure revenue maximization with a working knowledge of food and beverage compositions and an understanding of kitchen and banquet service procedures.
    • Ensure that hotel credit procedures and audit guidelines are followed.
    • Maintain good rapport with local civic groups and companies.
    • Ensure quality standards are met in areas of customer service and satisfaction.
    • Use leadership skills in Banquet Event Order Meetings, Pre- and Post-Conference Meetings, Sales Meetings, etc.
    • Other duties as assigned. 

    Job Skills:

    • Have computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheet, and familiarity with brand specific property Management System(s).
    • Exercise excellent communication, presentation, organization, time management and listening skills.
    • Use analytical skills for measuring business potential and value to the hotel.
    • Interact with all levels of customers and hotel management.

    Job Qualifications:

    Education -

    • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field

    Experience -

    • Minimum three (3) years banquet or meeting planner experience, or the equivalent industry experience; OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Benefits and EEO

    Full-time associates are eligible for the following benefits:

    • Paid Time Off
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Company paid life with employee paid supplemental options
    • Matching 401-k with immediate vesting for eligible participating associates
    • Company Hotel Travel Discounts

    Working for Atrium Hospitality offers more than a great job; it offers the ability to make a difference in a meaningful way every day. Whether you are a recent graduate, new to the industry, or an experienced professional, Atrium provides extraordinary opportunities for growth and competitive compensation and benefits in an exciting, customer-centric workplace.

     

    Atrium Hospitality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
    Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans 
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