Director of Sales and CateringEmbassy Suites BloomingtonMinneapolis, MN
A property of: StepStone Hospitality
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Job Description

The Embassy Suites Bloomington Minneapolis is currently seeking a dynamic, experienced and motivated individual for the position of Director of Sales and Catering at our StepStone Hospitality managed hotel. This candidate should demonstrate excellent organizational & communication skills; a strong proficiency in multi-tasking with hospitality sales experience essential.

Job Requirements

The responsibilities of the Director of Sales and Catering include but are not limited to:

  • Solicitation of new and existing accounts to meet and exceed revenue goals through telephone/e-mail, solicitation, outside sales calls, virtual/site inspections and written communication
  • Ability to book new business including group, business travel, and catering business and also the ability to detail the events
  • Ability to work with the operation team to execute group, meeting, and event business
  • Develop and execute strategic plans to maximize revenue. Meet sales goals through the development of new customers as well as nurturing existing client relationships
  • Ability to quote rates and availability to customers and manage groups and catering leads alongside revenue management for optimal pricing
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all hotel departments but also work independently
  • Assumes the responsibility for set-up and execution of events as needed
  • Works with client directly to form Banquet Event Orders allowing the group to accomplish their goals
  • Assist with other areas as assigned by the General Manager, and Regional Director of Sales and Marketing
  • Ability to work with outside catering companies and local vendors to execute successful events
  • Ability to log all sales related activity in the sales software system
  • Ability to utilize onsite reservation system- OnQ experience preferred to manage group reservations
  • Some weekend office coverage as needed

Preferred Skills-

· Knowledge of Sales Pro and Delphi systems

· Proficient in Microsoft Word, Office, Internet

· Well organized and detail oriented

· Ability to work independently

· Display initiative, perseverance and analytical skills

· Effective communication

· Professional and ethical

· Displays enthusiasm

· Excellent customer service skills

· Team player and ability to get along with others

· Available to meet guests which may include weekends

· Ability to read, write and speak English, with excellent grammar and communication skills (written and verbal)

Benefits:

  • Medical (full time)
  • Dental (full time)
  • Vision (full time)
  • 401(k) (full time)
  • Paid Time Off (full time)
  • Life insurance (full time)
  • Sheraton/Marriott discount travel program 

   EOE/M/F/V/D 

Job Details

Senior level
Full-time

About this location

class:
Midscale
room Count:
101-250
location Type:
Urban

Perks

401(K)
Company Discounts
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Embassy Suites Bloomington
Embassy Suites Bloomington: Our suites are 10 minutes from Mall of
America and 20 minutes from Valleyfair Amusement Park,
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Address2800 American Boulevard West, Bloomington, MN, 55431 View map
Property typeHotel 
classMidscale 
room Count101-250 
location TypeUrban 
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This property is managed by
StepStone Hospitality