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Catering & event sales manager

Company: Dish Food & Events
Location: New York
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Job Description:

Dish Food & Events Catering in Brooklyn, NYC is seeking a creative, personable, self starter to take on the position of Catering & Event Sales Manager. The ideal candidate must have extensive catering sales experience as well as a background in planning corporate and social events and weddings.--The Catering & Event Sales Manager will develop and execute strategies to meet or exceed a minimum sales goal determined by the company, build the client base and be brand ambassador for the company.--DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES-Grow sales by ensuring inquires and leads are responded to in an enthusiastic and timely manner-Procure new business opportunities through networking, prospecting and outreach-Maintain relationships with existing clients through effective communication and customer service-Manage individual sales goal development and achieve quarterly sales goal targets-Work closely with culinary team in the development of high quality, creative food & beverage presentations, tastings and proposals-Plan and manage events from start to finish including proposal writing, menu development, tastings, rental equipment, decor, design, staffing and logistics.REQUIREMENTS-3 to 5 years of progressive experience within the off-premise catering and/or special events industry that includes quantifiable success within a sales role-Prior experience with reaching sales goals and objectives-Passion for food, event planning & hospitality---Existing business relationships & client list is a plus-Demonstrate initiative; be results oriented and entrepreneurial minded-Ability to function independently and intuitively in a fast-paced environment-Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to prepare and deliver clear, concise reports and presentations that are understandable by the target audience-Highly organized with strong attention to detail-Strong project management experience and ability to manage on-going multiple priorities-Strong computer skills that include proficiency with Google applications-Flexibility to work a schedule that will include evenings, weekends and occasional long hoursSALARY & BENEFITS-$75k to $100k+ (Base salary + uncapped commission + quarterly bonus)---Paid vacation & holidays-Major medical health & dental---Company dining programHOW TO APPLYPlease send a resume and cover letter detailing why you are the best candidate for this position, your qualifications and salary requirements. No phone calls or employment agencies please.Dish Food & Events is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment with Dish Food & Events without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local

Keywords: Dish Food & Events, New York, Catering & event sales manager, Sales, New York, New York

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