Catering Sales Manager, Honey Creek ResortHoney Creek ResortMoravia, IA
A property of: Delaware North Companies Inc.
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Job Description

The Opportunity

Delaware North Parks and Resorts is searching for a Catering Sales Manager to join our team at Honey Creek Resort in Moravia, Iowa. Our ideal candidate is goal-oriented, has extensive catering sales experience and knowledge, and can develop and execute strategic sales and marketing plans while maximizing revenues. 

Responsibilities

  • Prospect and solicit new wedding and social accounts, meet with new and existing clients, provide tours of facilities, review event details, write contracts. 
  • Greet guests at functions prior to hand-off to operations/banquets, up-sell to guests, handle client/customer concerns, follow-up with guests after events. Handle guest relations and monitor adherence to quality assurance standards. 
  • Identify opportunities for regional business at other Delaware North locations.
  • Work with property operations to detail groups and menus; prepare and distribute Banquet Event Orders (BEOs) and additional event support documentation (i.e., change log, group resume, etc.) in a timely manner to clients for contractual execution.
  • Participate in industry-related events such as bridal fairs, and other local and regional events. In addition, support all internal departments based on events and needs.
  • Develop quarterly action plans highlight how you leverage your markets in order for the property to achieve the financial plan. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Who We Are

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.  Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years experience working in a hotel/hospitality company.
  • Food and beverage experience.
  • Ability to identify key market segments and appropriate mediums for selling opportunities.
  • Experience in sales and marketing training.
  • Familiar with sales-related technology applications.
  • Strong commitment to customer and client service.
  • Demonstrate initiative, leadership, and team-building skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Catering or event sales experience is preferred. 

Job Details

Mid level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Luxury
room Count:
251-500
location Type:
Resort

Values

Hard Work
Honesty
Integrity
Value Creation

Perks

Dental Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Job Training
Life Insurance
Vision Benefits
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Honey Creek Resort
Delaware North has been providing food and beverage, retail, as well as
lodging at Honey Creek Resort since 2016. Overlooking Rathbun Lake,
Honey Creek Resort is 7.9 miles from Honey Creek State Pshow more
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Address12633 Resort Dr, Moravia, IA 52571, United States View map
Property typeHotel 
classLuxury 
room Count251-500 
location TypeResort 

People (6)

Jack McNeillSenior Vice President of Government and External AffairsMcNeill represents Delaware North in legislative and regulatory matters with national, regional and local governments and agencies. He provides policy direction, coordinates government affairs initiatives at Delaware North locations and advocates for the company’s interests.
William J. Hochul Jr.Senior Vice President, General Counsel and SecretaryIn his role, Hochul manages the legal function for the company and provides advice and counsel to senior management in all legal matters involving Delaware North or its operating companies.
Jeff WilkinsonChief Information OfficerWilkinson, who has oversight of the enterprisewide IT functions and infrastructure, is based out of Delaware North’s global headquarters in Buffalo, N.Y., where he leads the strategy and management of the company’s technology infrastructure and innovations.
Heather JacobsChief Human Resources OfficerHeather Jacobs leads Delaware North’s global human resources strategy and function, including talent and organization development, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations and human resources systems and services. She also leads the human resources partnership efforts throughout the company’s global operations.
Todd MerryChief Marketing OfficerTodd Merry is chief marketing officer for Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality and entertainment with operations at high-profile places such as sports and entertainment venues, national and state parks, cultural landmarks, destination resorts and restaurants, airports, and regional casinos. In his position, Merry oversees Delaware North's strategic global marketing efforts, spanning all of its operating companies and locations in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia.
Stephen HarringtonChief Procurement OfficerStephen Harrington serves as chief procurement officer for Delaware North – a position based at the hospitality company’s global headquarters in Buffalo, N.Y. In his role, he leads all of Delaware North’s $1 billion annual global procurement program while overseeing its Procurement, Design & Construction and Corporate Retail departments. Specifically, Harrington works with the company’s subsidiaries and each operating unit to lead centralized direct- and indirect-sourcing and procurement efforts to maximize the value received from suppliers. This includes working with internal stakeholders from initial needs identification to final goods and services delivery.

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Our ValuesLean Forward: We are innovative creators who continually reimagine what's next. Come Together: We work collaboratively with each other and believe in the power of partnership. Stand Up: We lead by example, own our decisions and take initiative. Do Right: We value integrity and always do the right thing, especially when no one is looking. Think Guest: The guest experience is at the heart of everything we do.
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