Manager, Catering Sales
Manager, Catering Sales

Wyndham Hotels

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Manager, Catering Sales

About the job



Dolce is now seeking a Manager, Catering Sales to join our team at the Dolce Seaview location in Galloway, New Jersey.

Job Summary

The Catering Sales Manager I is responsible for effectively selling the public space, food and beverage, and function planning services of the hotel to maximize revenues and profits for the hotel. The Catering Sales Manager establishes new accounts, generates revenues, monitors booking pace, and books repeat business while keeping quality consistently high.

Education & Experience

  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in a to hotel or related field; or a Bachelor’s degree; or a 2-year degree and 1 or more year of related experience
  • Must have knowledge of F&B preparation techniques, health department rules and regulations, liquor laws and regulations


Physical Requirements

  • Long hours sometimes required.
  • Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.


General Requirements

  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Must work well in stressful, high pressure situations
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags.
  • Comply with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations..
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.


Fundamental Requirements

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag when working
  • Comply at all times with Wyndham standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times
  • Respond to guest complaints in a timely manner
  • Work with other F&B managers and keep them informed of F&B issues as they arise
  • Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring his/her attention
  • Monitor quality of service in Banquets
  • Know meeting room sets and capabilities
  • Re-solicit past local accounts, generate new business
  • Set solicitation goals with the Director of Catering/Sales & Marketing, and meet or exceed solicitation goals and revenue goals.
  • Meet and greet-in-house guests upon arrival, review the course of events and introduce other staff members (banquet manager, captain, etc.)
  • Develop menus and agendas, ensure BEO’s are issued, and complete all pertinent correspondence with outside vendors to finalize programs
  • Maintain current information on and monitor booking trends to produce forecast figures and month-end reports
  • Understand the Catering incentive program
  • Manage booking pace
  • Handle inquiry calls and outside sales calls. Follow through to completion of function(s).
  • Maintain pricing integrity and propose upscale menus for all groups
  • Interact with outside planners and vendors for special events
  • Ensure compliance with all local liquor laws, and health and sanitation regulations
  • Prepare and submit required in a timely manner
  • Comply with weekly and monthly forecasting procedures
  • Be involved in and/or conduct departmental and hotel training
  • Assist in planning and executing holiday brunches and other special events
  • Use feedback from Meeting Planner Evaluations to improve service quality


COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,000 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through its network of more than 813,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 22 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, Microtel®, La Quinta®, Baymont®, Wingate®, AmericInn®, Hawthorn Suites®, Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs more than 4,000 team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Dolce Seaview, 401 South New York Road, Galloway, New Jersey  08205
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you:

You will play an important part in our mission to make hotel travel possible for all by:

Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us:

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

Competitive salary and benefits, flexible work arrangements and exclusive team member discounts.  

Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

A Company culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse guests and communities around the world.

About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts:

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else across the globe, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.

Nearest Major Market: Atlantic City

Manager, Catering Sales

Galloway, NJ, United States

Full-time, Indefinite

Start Date:As soon as possible

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